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October 8, 2015


dung beetle in black in white

The Eye of the Dung Beetle

Dung beetles use moonlight's polarization to guide its dung hunts.

February 10, 2010



Where Does The Term “Limelight” Originate?

Do you love being the center of attention or a bright, incandescent lamp?

July 22, 2005


ring around the moon

A Ring Around The Moon

Unlike Saturn, which has actual, physical rings, the ring you can sometimes see around the moon is merely an optical illusion.

May 3, 2005


The moon shines over a brightly lit city

Moon Tanning?

Can spending enough time under a very bright moon get you tan?

October 30, 2003


The Eye of the Dung Beetle

Learn about dung beetles and their nightly travels on this Moment of Science.

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