Author Archives: sarahexplains

About sarahexplains

I explain things! Hopefully things that people want to know. I'm working on that part.

It is not Sunday

The following is a series of lists. Advertisements

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Giant Sea Circles! (and other mysteries)

Science! Answering the questions you never had! In the news this week… Q: What created this 6.5 foot circle, lovingly sculpted and encrusted with shells, found recently by an underwater photographer? A: A puffer fish! (no, really)

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A Tale of Three Worlds

Strange attractions, or why Newton’s universe made no sense. This is gonna get historical.

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Snail Attack! (Anamorphosis)

Anamorphosis – It doesn’ t have to do with Animorphs, sorry, but it’s maybe almost as cool. Anamorphosis is the process of drawing something that looks normal from a specific angle, but distorted from any other angle.

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Hey, Guess What!

My first post on NOVA’s blog has gone up! The awesomeness itself: Adventures in Swarm Robotics.

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How Not to Sit in a Chair

I am currently sitting in a rolly chair backwards, one of my legs over the side, the other leg trapped between the back of the chair and the arm. When I tried to get out it was rather painful, so … Continue reading

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Henry Goes to a Party (Science News)

Henry felt a bit awkward as he walked into to his first college party. (This is science news–you’ll see)

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