How Dune's Sandworms Swim

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 Published On Mar 14, 2019

The desert world of Dune is one of science fiction's all time best, and one of the coolest aspects is the formidable sandworm. These giant creatures are sure to inspire fear to anyone on Arrakis, but how exactly do these colossal worms move through the sand they inhabit? Kyle throws on his stillsuit in search of answers in this week's Because Science! Grab your new Because Science merch here: https://shop.nerdist.com/collections/because-science Subscribe for more Because Science: http://bit.ly/BecSciSub More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/ Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSci Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_Phile Follow us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScience Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/becausescience Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/becausescience Follow Nerdist: https://twitter.com/Nerdist Because Science every Thursday. Learn more: LOCOMOTOR BENEFITS OF BEING A SLENDER AND SLICK SAND SWIMMER: http://jeb.biologists.org/content/jexbio/218/3/440.full.pdf?with-ds=yes GRANULAR MATERIAL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granular_material #becausescience #dune
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