Plants have a reputation for staying put. But some plants are moving so quickly, we can’t see their motions. Biologist Joan Edwards and physicist Dwight Whitaker broke out the high-speed cameras to capture the story of exploding peat moss. The research was published in the journal Science.
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About Flora Lichtman
Flora Lichtman is host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.