PULLMAN, Wash. – The other day I was out ice skating when I started thinking about your question. Water strider bugs skitter across ponds almost as if they were skating on ice.

Dr. Universe

I decided to visit my friend Dan Pope to find out how this works. He’s a graduate student at Washington State University who studies chemistry.

“Before talking about water, let’s talk about atoms,” he said.

Read all of this answer from Dr. Universe at https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/2016/12/12/bugs_on_water/.

 

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