Can You Express Your Science in 17 Syllables?

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Researchers are taking to Twitter to tell the world about their research through the lines of haiku. Now it’s your turn!

Lines of lyrical lucidity and true confessions of experiments gone awry: what else would a scientific haiku contest bring?

Last week, the AGU Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee challenged scientists traveling to the Fall Meeting this December to explain their research in a single haiku. The format of a haiku—a poem split between three lines, with the first line having five syllables, the second seven, and the third five—dares poets to be brief, descriptive, and profound.

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