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Alicia Landrum


The Setonian
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Hi, engineers!

Q) Could you dig a hole through the center of the Earth to create a super-fast highway to China? A) No! You could not! Directly below your feet right now is actually the Indian Ocean (assuming you are reading this in the United States and not in the far-flung future where everything written by the ...

The Setonian
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Hi, engineers!

Q) How big of an explosion would you get from having a grain of sand going the speed of light? A) Nice! A question with some good math-y meat to it! In order to calculate this, we are going to have to make a few assumptions. We will assume that your grain of sand is about 1.57 milligrams (which seems ...

The Setonian
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Hi, engineers!

Q) If Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear, and Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair, could Fuzzy Wuzzy be made fuzzy with science? A) Before we go any farther I will need to request that you always capitalize Science, lest you anger it. Well, my go-to choice for how to deal with this situation is some carpeting and glue. Assuming ...

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Wait... that's poisonous?

As little kids, we were always told various snippets of wisdom of what to do and not to do in order to keep ourselves safe and healthy. We believed these wise words, but only to an extent. Eventually, we reached the point where we would much rather try things out for ourselves instead of listening ...

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Macon bars and clubs go green for St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, and Mercerians need to celebrate. Many Macon establishments will be hosting parties to celebrate holiday. Mercer Village: will host a St. Patrick’s Day celebration starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Merchants will be selling crafts and goods, and Good Country People, ...

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Hi, engineers!

Q) I know a lot of employment positions are being replaced by robots. But I’m a student. Do you think students will ever be replaced by robots? Fantasize (nightmarishly, if we share the same outlook) about it. A) I’m not sure if they wanted to know if students will be replaced or people who study ...

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