Everyday Science

3,118 words by 3 writers in Aireys Inlet, Tübingen & elsewhere

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by Marcus Hammerschmitt

Saarbrücken — A blood vessel in his brain gave way and he was transformed into a thing. It was burned, the ashes were put in a container not meant to last, the container was buried in a forest. I know the place. People say they want to be put there when they have ceased being people. My father has dissolved completely now. He is with all the other molecules, for the rest of time. I write this on the last comput...

Today's Sunrise, everyday science

Light Through Fog

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — Curiously a few days ago through an unlikely and completely serendipitous chain of events, I found myself staring at a primary school website which invited 3rd graders to construct an experiment to de...

animals, Prose, everyday science

Land based oceanography

by Marcus Hammerschmitt

Tübingen — At night, they say, I’m a filter feeder. I like to picture myself a whale but in all probability I’m something like a barnacle. I think of my sins and triumphs in a somewhat vainglorious way, because ...

Art, everyday science

I'm not a builder

by Marcus Hammerschmitt

Tübingen — Not by a long shot. I dread buying supplies only to see them wasted through my clumsiness; I dread seeing plans go sideways. Not only do I hate to disappoint myself, I’m also lazy. Online shopping was...

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