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The Ripple Effect Explanation

When a pebble is dropped in calm water, ripples are produced in every direction. If nothing else interferes, the range of the ripples will increase, even though the effect of the pebble diminishes as they go. If a second pebble is dropped, it changes the ripples from the first pebble, amplifying in some areas, reducing in…

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Science Shorts

Hey, I was here first! I am constantly amazed at the resiliency of plants. When this tree was a sapling, someone put a decorative iron fence around it, most likely to protect it. But, when a tree’s gotta grow, it’s gotta grow. The fence was in its way, so it was engulfed. Now, that’s a…