Tesla in the Mojave. We were treated to this strange scene last week in the remote desert town of Beatty, Nevada, on the edge of Death Valley National Park.
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Nature’s gravers at play. Cracked mud in the Mojave Desert of California and Nevada. A note on crack formation: …When two growing cracks meet, one or both may stop. If a growing crack encounters a preexisting crack, it stops, but it may curve just a bit before the encounter. The […]
Waves in the sky. Named after the two great men of science who made pioneering contributions to Fluid Dynamics, the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability is observed in a wide range of phenomena both on Earth and beyond. For instance, the Red Spot of Jupiter, the Sun’s corona and the bands of Saturn. These Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds were seen […]