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

Dec 2, 2022

What causes turbulence? How do airplane pilots sometimes know when they about to hit turbulence? Why have heat waves caused airlines to ‘bump’ passengers? How did Van Gough depict turbulence before physicists had even discovered it?

... we explain like I'm five

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