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In Space by Jane Hirshfield | Friday, February 05, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 5th, 2016

Episode 485 of 780 episodes

In space (the experiment suggested by two fifth graders), a Canadian astronaut wrings water out of a towel. It stays by the towel, horizontal transparent isinglass, a hyaline column. Then begins to cover his hands, his wrists, stays on them until he passes it to another towel. On earth some who watch this recognize the... Read more »

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