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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Jan 29, 2021

Does the visible streak an airplane leaves behind depend on the type of plane? Why do some airplanes leave streaks and others don't? What conditions make for good contrails? Why don't jet engines have a grill in front of them to stop birds etc getting sucked in? What are chemtrails?


... We explain like i'm five!


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