Archive for November 16th, 2005

November 16th, 2005

Power Lines

I work near power lines. They’re above the parking lot. When I walk through the parking lot, I hear them buzz and crackle. Why do they crackle and buzz? What’s really happening up there? Specifically, what causes the crackling sound? I suggested to a co-worker that it might be arcing, but he was skeptical, since […]

November 16th, 2005

Stripey Bug

A few days ago I took this photo on a walk near work. I really like the stripey pattern on this bug… and the subtle colors on the wings.