Natural Selection

Natural Selection first appeared in Poetic Justice in 1984. Note: Barnacles begin life as free swimming crustaceans, but, at maturity, secrete the strongest known natural glue in which to secure their heads, and for the rest of their lives they remain stationary, kicking food into their mouths, using their legs as syphoning filters for plankton. […]

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Late Heavy Bombardment

  Four billion years ago, the solar system was a shooting gallery.  However, without these asteroids and comets bringing Earth the necessary raw materials, life may never have begun.  Once life is present, these gifts from space are an entirely different matter.  Just ask the dinosaurs, well look to their fossils, that is.  

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