A monarch chrysalis is first emerald green. As it matures, it becomes transparent. Once the butterfly emerges, fluid is pumped from the abdomen into the wings. Over the next several hours the wings harden.
M81 and M82. Photo © Shaphan Shank. In my early teens, I knew almost nothing about astrophotography, except that I wanted to try it. My early dreams included using a very cheap CCD camera we had,...
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Bighorn Sheep in Yellowstone National Park. Photo © Caleb Schmucker, New Haven, IN