The Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies is proud to announce the newest addition to the meteorite collection. The newly named meteorite Thika, recently classified as a L6 ordinary chondrite, was donated to the Center by Collections and Research Committee member Terry Boudreaux in mid-September.
Last week the Scientific American featured a guest blog that described my microscopic imaging work with the Linyphiidae and the online gallery of female erigonine epigyna at LinEpig. The blog post was written by Field Museum bird taxidermist and science essayist Meera Lee Sethi. Here is an excerpt: