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Outdoors parlor trick

November 18, 2003

How do you get a cricket to tell you the temperature? For starters, listen very carefully. On a sultry evening, the snowy tree cricket chirps loudly and quickly. As the temperature drops, the chirps become weaker and slower. To convert those chirps: (see graphic)

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