You know you’ve made it as a musician when they name an animal or an asteroid after you: Alan Cross – National

The rule in science is that if you discover a new species of animal, you get to give it a two-word Latin name using some hard-and-fast conventions in the area of biological taxonomy. First comes the genus (which is always capitalized) followed by the species. Both are required to be italicized. Latin is used for… Continue reading You know you’ve made it as a musician when they name an animal or an asteroid after you: Alan Cross – National