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October 1, 2008

 

Illuminated water tower at night

The Physics of Water Towers

When's the last time you turned on a faucet in your house and didn't get any water? Fortunately this almost never happens, but why?

September 27, 2003

 

Wave Pools

For those lucky enough to live on either coast, going to the beach and frolicking in the ocean waves is a favorite summertime activity. Faced with the reality of an oceanless existence, inhabitants of the landlocked, flyover states came up with the ultimate substitute: the wave pool.

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