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2014-07-22 Astronomy - Cameras:

It's true that the main thing that keeps us from seeing stars in the city is simply all the lighting. Back when the Northridge quake occurred (that's probably the one you heard about), the police received

2014-07-21 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Bug:

Dear Julia - This is the empty 'shell' (exuvium) of a dragonfly naiad (nymph). When a dragonfly naiad (the immature aquatic stage) completes its development, it leaves the water to crawl up on some object

2014-07-21 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Mystery bug:

Hi Jim     I am sure these are beetles and most beetles make up the most species of the insects so Without seeing one of these all I can do is narrow it down. Since they were on materials I suspect they

2014-07-21 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Weird Bug:

Hi, Dan:    Thanks for including the image with your question.  Your description is wonderful, I never thought of it that way (looking like a lizard).    The insect is a "sharpshooter" leafhopper in the

2014-07-21 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - What is this?:

Marquita,    I believe this is a very small (young) firebrat (see http://www.livingwithbugs.com/silverfish_firebrats.html for pictures). These insects are mostly harmless except they can sometimes damage

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