From Fireflies to Space Invaders

What do fireflies have to do with the search for alien life? Siouxsie Wiles, everyone’s favorite bioluminescence expert, explains it all in another great video!

Previously: Meet the Lampyridae!

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky

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      1. I keep getting flashes of me as a scientist guy waving one of those NASA tricorder-looking bioluminescence detectors at a reaver while it decides what order to dispose of me. I want Zoe, River and Jayne (and Vera) at my back.

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