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inaturalist.org — Late May is a good time to visit the beach to see horseshoe crabs. These intriguing animals come to sandy beaches during high tides between mid-May and early June to lay their eggs. At the same time, migratory shorebirds like ruddy turnstones and red knots stop to feed on the crab eggs during the birds' northward migration each spring.
simonsfoundation.org — On an overcast afternoon in late April, physics professors and students crowded into a wood-paneled lecture hall at Columbia University for a talk by Nima Arkani-Hamed, a high-profile theorist visiting from the Institute for Advanced Study in nearby Princeton, N.J.
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