Flash photography can turn a person into a red-eyed monster. But some other animals look even more impressive, thanks to tapetum lucidum.
As a species living on a rock that spins on its axis and orbits a massive furnace, we are given a particular set of attributes to work with in measuring time. One of these attributes is the year, which in its simplest definition might be described as one Earth’s rotation around the Sun. But is that so simple?
Every year, Australia designates a week in August and spends that week actively celebrating and promoting science with events, activities, and general sciency-ness.