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Old 23.03.2021, 01:41
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Re: Ask a Scientist

That was a comprehensive and pretty convincing answer from Axa. All I have to add is that it's stalagmite and stalactite; stalagmites push up from the ground with all their might, while stalactites hold on tight to the ceiling.

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Maybe if the stalactites grow slower, the stalagmites grow faster.
As stalactites feed stalagmites (literally, one drip-feeds the other), wouldn't the rates of growth of stalactites and stalagmites be positively correlated?
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