Posts by: cgibson2

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a…Mobula Ray?

When it comes to the world of the great blue sea, people generally don’t tend to think of things flying through the air.  Sure, sometimes someone will bring up flying fish.  Penguins also may come to mind, but they are just birds who can’t fly.  Out there though there are much, much weirder members of […]

Ornithopters: Then and Now

We’ve all seen the failure videos at some point or another. The ridiculous contraptions recorded falling to pieces on silent, black and white film that are always included in montages of early 20th century culture and history with a lively big band tune playing in the background. You know, these types of things: Flight has […]