Stag Beetle

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What beauty is, I know not, 
though it adheres to many things.
—Albrecht Dürer

Seamless, A Garland

carracciAnnibale Carracci (1560 – 1609)

 

Alchemy

Chlorophyll C55H72N4O5Mg
differs from human blood
only by substitution of one
atom of magnesium
in philodendron
for the single atom of iron
in Keats.


Stephen Sandy

 

 

A bat with outstretched wings, and another with wings folded

durer bat det 2Albrecht Durer ((May 1471 – April 1528)
painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, theorist

 

Bats are an extraordinary evolutionary success, the only mammals to conquer the air.
Nothing else on earth flies the way they do.


James Gorman
 

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