Just a note, because this is too cool to let anyone wallow in ignorance any longer! Commenter Daz has put me onto what may be the coolest, yet most unheralded, website ever:
It's down in the Links section under Astronomy Picture of the Day--prepare yourself for some seriously mind-blowing photos! I'm willing to let my legs get bit by a hundred mosquitos to get good shots of spiders, but there's no way I can get shots like NASA. So, bowing to their superior technology, go have a look at *their* shots! Thanks, Daz!
...and another link, seriously wacky, I found clicking around over at the NASA site--
For all those who love a little chemistry in their comics:)) Dozo!
Mata asobou, ne!