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Posts tagged antlers

September 17, 2014

 

spandrel and dome of cathedral

Word of the Day—Spandrel

An architectural term meaning leftover space, spandrel is used in science to describe evolutionary byproducts.

November 12, 2012

 

white antlers overlapping each other

What Is The Difference Between Horns And Antlers?

There are some important differences between horns and antlers.

February 21, 2012

 

moose in water

Did You Know That Moose Can Have Arthritis?

Researchers have been studying moose for years and one thing they've found is while arthritis in moose is genetic, it's also triggered by the environment.

September 27, 2003

 

Reindeer Games

Learn the truth about reindeer and their noses on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Spandrel

“Spandrel” is a term from architecture. Imagine a dome that is held up by four arches, the way it’s done in cathedrals. When you do this you wind up with some leftover space between each arch. That’s a spandrel.

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