Ask Dr. Universe: How do bugs walk on water?
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.
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.
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