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The math of raindrops. Stefan Holm/shutterstock.com

What happens when a raindrop hits a puddle?

Why does the impact of rain in a puddle look different from when it falls elsewhere, like in a lake or the ocean? A 'puddle equation' dives deep into the secret math of ripples.
Science is the lens through which we can see the world in a new, deeper way. Dawid Zawiła/Unsplash

Science of everyday life: 5 essential reads

I asked researchers to explain simply the phenomena that came up in my own life – and probably yours too.

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