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The Third Floor Bridge: Time Travel Made Beautiful

December 16, 2013

Originally posted on Research & Collections:

Greeting Blogophiles! Are you partial to the Paleozoic? Perhaps you are drawn to the Devonian, or maybe you are more moved by the Mesozoic and are crazy about the Cretaceous. Well, have I got a bridge for you… The third floor bridge between the Main Building and the NRC is now open and it’s about time. Walk with me, would ya?

While we’re walking, let’s do a bit of math shall we? If you were to walk from the Main Building (Nature Exploration Center) to the Nature Research Center via the third floor bridge, how long would it take you to get there (please show your work)? Using the simple equation Time = Distance/Rate or T=D/R, if you know the distance between the two buildings (140 feet) and how fast you are traveling (1 foot per second), you could easily calculate the time it would take (140 seconds or just over two…

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  1. Linda permalink
    January 9, 2014 2:34 pm

    Love this bridge, it’s really cool!

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