27 Sep '11, 8pm

Smart grid: great idea, but utilities have failed to win the public's trust.

Smart grid: great idea, but utilities have failed to win the public's trust.

I had the honor of being within a few feet of a barn owl this weekend at the wildlife festival at the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum . Kept alive after being injured years ago and now a frequent visitor to classrooms and museums, this bird of prey was perched on the arm of a handler, who wore thick falconry gloves. Unlike hawks and eagles, which hunt by sight and chase down their prey at great speed, the barn owl can hunt entirely by sound, and uses velvety-soft wings to glide in for the surprise catch. To help locate mice in snow, leaves, or hay, barn owls have asymmetrically placed ears: instead of being opposite each other, as human ears are, barn owl ears are 15 degrees above and below center. The minute time difference--as little as 0.00003 seconds--at which sound hits the ears allows the owl to triangulate and tell whether the mouse is left or right, near or...

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