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Re: Ask a Scientist

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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.


As stalactites feed stalagmites (literally, one drip-feeds the other), wouldn't the rates of growth of stalactites and stalagmites be positively correlated?
We had a shorter version: "When the mites go up, the tights go down." .
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