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The Case of the Mysterious Jellyfish

I love Wellington. On fine days, I can cycle from from town around the bays to get to work, which is a lovely .  And last Friday was particularly exciting! In Evans Bay, only a meter or two from the pavement, a large jellyfish had come in to shore and was floating in the shallows. And when I say big, I mean big.  Well, far bigger than the hand-sized jellyfish I’ve sometimes seen washed up […]

TOSP Episode 2: September 19th 2011

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] UPDATE: Youtube now at bottom of page. Including glow-in-the-dark kittehs, wisdom of the crowds, polio, jellyfish, robots and SO MUCH MORE. * Ahem * This week, aimee and Elf continue our roundup of things which made us go ‘squeee’ in the preceding week. We’d like to apologise for this week’s podcast: between aimee’s sniffles (and her brain having turned to mucous) and Elf having hurt […]

Jellyfish, continued

The BBC’s posted this beautiful set of photographs of deep-sea jellyfish (honestly, I’m beginning to think I have a thing about these creatures).(I couldn’t use one of the beeb’s pictures, so have put in another cool jellyfish photo.)I think I like the…