Giant Isopods and Coconut Crabs

This is an edited chat discussion with research links about giant isopods and coconut crabs as affecting design theory on crab-clawed bugs, or isopods as bug larva

Stella:
https://www.google.com/search?q=giant+isopod&hl=en&safe=off&client=firefox-a&hs=M0u&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=mR6rTp7UHu_UiAKpybDtCg&ved=0CDUQsAQ&biw=1276&bih=612&sei=%20nx6rTta3DYiPigK7ufCGCw

why are they so cute looking!
8:28 PM
me: wow! Might …

mantis shrimps and Circular Polarized Light

ETA October 27, 2009: Latest article on the shrimps from Sci Am Online:

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=mantis-shrimp-polarization

…Unlike linearly polarized light, in which the electric field oscillates along a plane, circularly polarized light’s field twists like a spiral spring as the ray propagates. …

Background on Dance’s Korean names and nickname

the hangeul written vertically





Both the websites “Ask a Korean”
https://askakorean.blogspot.com/2010/01/koreans-english-acquisition-and-best.html
and and Korean alphabet
https://www.omniglot.com/writing/korean.htm

give the Korean alphabet’s proper name not as hangul, as in Wikipedia, but spelled as hangeul. The alphabet …

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