A Vision of Model Eyes

If you look up close at the eyes of a fruit
fly, you will see that its big eyes are
actually made up of hundreds of small eyes.
There are two types of these small eye units,
and they are distributed randomly. “I was so
fascinated by this,” explains Dr. Robert
Johnston, Assistant Professor at... Read more


The world is full of people who discover things — big things, little things, mysterious things. While the rest of us eat breakfast or go to class or IM, scientists do science.

Teams of people may work for months or years to advance a piece of knowledge; they depend on the people who came before; they help the people who come later.

What A Year! highlights a breakthrough each month and gives some information about the people behind it. You can learn what's going on in your scientific back yard, and to dig a lot deeper if you want.

Have a great year!

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