Human’s experience of our galaxy, in terms of extreme weather such as tornadoes and heavenly bodies such as stars, was featured in two of the articles part of this collection. Topics covered in the remaining trio were related to creatures inhabiting what lies below the heavens. One, by Lindsay Zanno, discussed how a bird’s skull lent a special sort of realism to a production of Anton Chekov’s The Seagull. Another revealed new morphological data issued from the study of a rare dinosaur, therizinosaur. The last was a dinosaur lecture series held at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, one of the lecturers being Dr. Mary Schweitzer.