Sunday, August 23, 2015

Fairy Circles Continue to Mystify

Fairy circles continue to mystify science. If fairies don't make them, what does?
A 2,000-kilometer strip of desert stretching across Namibia is pockmarked with mysterious “fairy circles.” From Angola to South Africa, millions of these bare patches of dirt (which can be seen on Google Earth if you know where to look) dot the landscape, each some five to 10 meters across. And they are not static; they grow and shrink and disappear and reappear. Read more

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