“Input caterpillar — black box — output butterfly. What happened?”
The documentary Metamorphosis, like previous Illustra masterpieces, contains visualizations of biological systems that cannot be photographed in real time. Joseph Condeelis of Light Productions is the genius behind many of the animated sequences.
Today’s scientific outcast may be tomorrow’s Nobel Prize winner (not that the Nobel is perfect, either).
Pumice stone has other uses including the preparation of stonewashed denim. (You may find bits of it in the pockets of your newly purchased “distressed” jeans.)
“Joni shed a tear as ‘Billy’ flew away. I have to admit that I got a little misty-eyed. I never imagined I could become emotionally attached to an insect.”