A recent publication tried to determine if strange folded glasses found in the Atacama Desert formed by an extraterrestrial process. Turns out, mineraology and microscopy hold the key!
- Schultz, Peter H., et al. "Widespread glasses generated by cometary fireballs during the late Pleistocene in the Atacama Desert, Chile." Geology (2021).
Fun Paper Friday
- Can chicken de-feathering be used as a wind speed proxy? Some old experiments might shed some light on the subject.
- Vonnegut, Bernard. "Chicken Plucking as Measure of Tornado Wind Speed." Weatherwise 28.5 (1975): 217-217.