Note the artfully deployed passive voice. One-way traffic “was finally counteracted by the launch of the first artificial satellites.” Who counteracted it?
As sort of a holiday card in video form, our friends at Illustra Media offer this about the Apollo 8 and its famous Christmas Eve message of 1968.
News from Princeton discusses the work of Tom Smith and Bridgett vonHoldt, who have solved a “long-standing finch beak mystery.” The answer turned out to be Mendelian, not Darwinian.
Perhaps it is awe-inspiring to evolutionary biologists to try to work a puzzle, trying to find how everything is connected by common ancestry.
The passionate focus on evolutionary relationships in biology papers tends to obscure awe at the wonders in life.