Patterns in Butterflies & Moths : Tim Parrott

"The wings of butterflies and moths present some of the most beautiful geometrical patterns known to human eyes, mingling clear-cut lines and bars with spots of glowing colour. Yet these displays are at the same time powerful weapons in a relentless evolutionary battle fought between butterflies and their predators. Why be satisfied with just half the story? "

Tutor: Tim Parrott

"Tim Parrott, who took his degree at Cambridge, has been teaching short courses in popular science to adults for many years. He is especially keen to engage those with little or no prior knowledge. "