Pop science

Here you can find some curious science outreach pieces.

Releasing the Kraken

krakenThe giant sea monster that terrorized sailors in northern Europe was actually based on sightings of the giant squid, Architeuthis.

You can learn more about the history and mythology of the Kraken and about the biology of Architeuthis by clicking [HERE].

bondThe birds of James Bond

Few know that the name of the superspy actually came from an ornithologist working on the Caribbean. Ian Fleming, an enthusiastic bridwatcher, named his character after this scientist.

See how that came to be [HERE].