That big old bar magnet called Earth

That big old bar magnet called Earth

That big old bar magnet called Earth – how it preserves life. That wonderful thing, the invisible force—we call it magnetism. It’s been in the news just recently with scientists trying to find out exactly what it is, and that’s the question for it’s hard to describe....
The Christmas Tree Worm

The Christmas Tree Worm

Spirobranchus giganteus : Christmas tree worm When I look at this hobby/obsession, the one thing that stands out from all else and really, really turns me on (no, not the wife) are the amazing array of little beasts that exist with other beasts in symbiotic...
The Blue Boxfish

The Blue Boxfish

Ostracion meleagris : Blue boxfish Of the many beautiful boxfish that inhabit the tropical oceans, this has to be the most stunning. Yet it is also one of the most potentially deadly inhabitants of the worlds marine aquariums. That it is often found in pairs that...
Are we being watched?

Are we being watched?

Are we being watched, or are we doing the watching? The search for alien life? Or are we the aliens?! I don’t want you to just read this little humble blog. No, I want you to sit down and take the time to think about and answer the next three questions. So if you have...