Connected on 2013-10-30 12:00:00 from Hamilton, Ohio, United States
- Bugscope Team sample is in 'scope
- Bugscope Team hello!
- Teacher Hi guys!
- Bugscope Team hi dr ray!
- Bugscope Team hello!
- Bugscope Team Cate is me, and I'm sj right now.
- Teacher I am trying to login on the projector
- Teacher I have no student options...my students can't log in as students...I am doing something wrong
- Bugscope Team sometimes it doesn't show up. you can use the guest option if you want
- Teacher Ok
- Teacher I am having trouble with my projector computer
- Bugscope Team not sure we can help...
- Bugscope Team we can call Alex
- Teacher No no no...
- Bugscope Team is there a way to reboot?
- Teacher Don't worry, we've got it
- Bugscope Team super cool
- Bugscope Team Luke! Soy su padre!
- Teacher Ok--we are having the quiz
- Guest greetings earthlings
- Bugscope Team welcome to Bugscope!
- Guest herro
- Bugscope Team Herro!
- Bugscope Team let us know when you have cuestiones
- Guest Wowzers!
- Bugscope Team this is the underside of an ant's head; you can see the edge of its compound eye on the lower left
- Guest I have arrived
Bugscope Team sweet
- Teacher Can AI have control
- Bugscope Team You should have it now.
- Bugscope Team um I just took it away and gave it back to see if that function was working
- Bugscope Team ai has control
- Guest Hooray, it's working!
- Bugscope Team the carnivorous hemiptera are said to have triple jointed probosci
- Bugscope Team is this a Turing test?
- Teacher Meg!
- Guest asl?
- Teacher Every year....same thing
- Bugscope Team this is awesome
- Teacher Ocellus?
- Bugscope Team looks like an ocellus
- Guest what are those hairs for?
Bugscope Team often, or usually, they are sensory
- Bugscope Team mechanosensory, chemosensory, thermosensory
- Teacher Or for looks
- Bugscope Team they may also help disguise the ambush bug, or assassin bug
- Guest How do the structures of the hairs on insects compare with human hairs?
Bugscope Team there are big differences depending on what purpose they serve
- Bugscope Team human hairs turn out to be mechanosensory, of course
- Guest Is that just debris on the compound eye or is it something special?
Bugscope Team random juju
Bugscope Team debris. usually it's just dirt or dust. bugs do live a lot on or in the ground
- Guest Is juju a scientific term?
Bugscope Team for the past 10 years
- Teacher Can Larry hanks have control?
Bugscope Team haha
- Bugscope Team Larry! You have control!
- Bugscope Team if you are a descriptivist, juju should be in the lexicon by now
- Bugscope Team fruitfly vestiture, compound eye
- Guest why does this have hairy eyes?
Bugscope Team we think they help the fly sense wind speed and direction
Bugscope Team we see them on fruitflies
- Guest do all flies and bees have hairy eyes
Bugscope Team a lot of flying insects do. the hairs help with flying better
- Bugscope Team for some insects, setae, and more likely microsetae, help with thermoregulation
- Bugscope Team the eyes are on the side of the head
- Bugscope Team silverfish have scales like mosquitoes, moths, and butterflies
- Teacher Can earth19999 have control.
Bugscope Team they have control
- Guest (Elephant in the room)
- Guest what are all the hairs on the silverfish meant for?
Bugscope Team they are likely mostly mechanosensory, some chemosensory, some thermosensory
Bugscope Team the silverfish spends a lot of time in dark areas, and mechano sensing is important
- Bugscope Team female mosquito
- Bugscope Team you can tell by the non-ornate antennae
- Bugscope Team scales are also setae, modified setae
- Bugscope Team the ommatidia are a bit shriveled..
- Guest scot, you're psychic!
- Guest Looks like this guy got his wax job...
- Guest (Dr. Ray just said that)
- Bugscope Team the tiny dots we see now are on the nanoscale
- Guest what are those bumps on the ommatidia?
Bugscope Team we think they are similar to the rods and cones in our eyes
- Guest How do you guys feel about live TV appearances?
Bugscope Team haha We worked with your school in S. Africa. That was enough for us re TV.
- Guest ahh its the sarlacc
Bugscope Team haha
- Bugscope Team exactly!
- Bugscope Team now you can see microsetae, which are not sensory
- Teacher Hanbrolo should control the scope now
- Bugscope Team plus setae, plus the spiracle
- Bugscope Team hanbrolo has the force
- Bugscope Team Han I think the original preset shifted since we set it.
- Bugscope Team up way close you could see brochosomes
- Bugscope Team which are usu 250 to 400 nm in diameter
- Guest wait..hansolo never became a jedi
Bugscope Team not accredited
- Bugscope Team nope he didn't but everyone has some amount of force
- Guest disagree
- Guest Errrrrr! (Han why did you leave me?)
- Teacher We are looking for ham multi
- Teacher Noo
- Teacher Hammuli
- Guest anyone eat my cereal today?
- Bugscope Team this may have a single clip hamulus
- Teacher Commedians
- Guest I gwew tired of your yewwing
Bugscope Team awesome
- Guest no one wants your cereal tony
- Bugscope Team a wenegade spwinter gwoup
- Guest cweepy
- Guest Tony, are we related?
- Guest why you make fun of my chinese hewitage
- Teacher Ok...
- Teacher Krista gets control
- Bugscope Team hamulus
- Bugscope Team Krista is the Supreme Ruler
- Guest yes we related from our great great great grandpa
- Guest Get out of here Tony.
- Guest you get out bill nye
- Guest Muffled Bill Nye the Science Guy theme plays in distance
- Bugscope Team this is like celebrity row
- Guest ctrl-alt-dlt
- Teacher Ug
- Bugscope Team you can see the base of the haltere
- Guest We aren't talking about boots here Dr. Ray
- Bugscope Team Dr Marten.
- Guest halteres?
- Guest where are they
- Guest It is time.
- Bugscope Team proprioception
- Bugscope Team we are somewhere on the fly
- Guest what are we looking at SCOT
Bugscope Team this is the base of the cranefly's haltere
- Guest Can we watch "Let the Right One In" on your projector?
- Teacher Dammit
- Bugscope Team you can see a pollen grain there, below
- Guest So I heard Dr. Marten is cool
- Guest tell me about doc marten's
Bugscope Team I heard that John Fluevog did one of the original designs.
- Guest There's too much juju on this fly
- Guest is there any other insects that tony can look at
Bugscope Team Dorian Gray
- Bugscope Team there he is; the last one was his portrait
- Bugscope Team these beetles have interesting sensillae on the palps
- Bugscope Team you can see the pulvillus as well, or could a second ago
- Guest Do you have any insect eggs available for viewing?
Bugscope Team no sorry. we dont see them too often
- Bugscope Team this looks like the remnants of a biofilm
- Guest What's the most interesting insect you've been able to put under the SEM?
Bugscope Team we like earwigs because they often have mites, we like hexapods although I guess by definition they're not insects
- Teacher Can apicellam have control.
Bugscope Team they have control
- Bugscope Team we like weevils and leafhoppers
Bugscope Team and cerambycids of course
- Teacher ;)
- Guest Are the bugs you put under the scope limited by size or can you put bigger bugs under the scope too?
Bugscope Team the stub is 1.75 inches in diameter; some bugs are so large you don't really need and electron microscope to see them
- Bugscope Team so we could put a cicada in but it would take up most of the available space, and they're not very interesting
- Guest Has anyone seen my friend Hopper?
- Bugscope Team generalists are less interesting than specialists
- Guest Got any Lepidoptera?
- Guest Word
- Teacher Ticks are really cool
Bugscope Team in the lifespan of a tick, it often gets broken open; they can seal the cuticle back up
- Guest Have you gotten bugs from school groups that are too big to put under the SEM?
Bugscope Team yes often
Bugscope Team for instance cicadas are usually too big
- Guest have you had the opportunity to examine exotic/ endanger insects under SEM?
Bugscope Team once we had an Israeli fly in the 'scope that was one of six known in the world
- Guest why you no finish talk about doc marten
- Guest ahh, the face only a terrified mother could love
- Bugscope Team we see bacteria on the surface of ticks, regularly; so if they can re-seal their cuticle when it bursts open, clearly those bacteria can live inside as well as outside the body; why, perhaps, they're so dangerous
- Teacher Ok it is about time to go :(
- Guest Can you guys do fossils?
Bugscope Team we have done them, and once even for bugscope. it isn't very interesting
- Guest Thanks for the Brain Blast!
- Guest thanks!!!! Have a greaaaaaaaaat afternoon!!! EAT FROST FLAKES!!!! THIS WAS VERY FUNNY
- Guest sank you vewy much
- Guest still don't know how i got here
- Teacher We have a beetle experiment to get to
- Guest Thank you!! :]
- Guest thanks!
- Guest I'm ready!
- Bugscope Team send us some interesting insects sometime
- Guest THIS IS THE OFF BRAND ONE : )
- Teacher Sorry, for all the borderline offensive jokes
- Guest Meet me in a private chat. Megatron out
- Bugscope Team we used to work with two grad students from the Paleontology Dept here, but the whole department was one emeritus professor. The Paleo Dept became extinct.
- Teacher Yes! I will. I owe you.
- Teacher Meg!
- Bugscope Team Thank you, Everyone!
- Guest Thanks, bye.
- Teacher Bye!!!!
- Bugscope Team Fun for us...
- Bugscope Team Bye!
- Teacher Fun for us too