Spurts and Other Eruptions Funner Than Bullets Through Balloons

Sand Spurts and Other Granular Eruptions. Really.

A reminder that even when we look closely, we miss a lot.

This one is also fun:

Via the magnificent geologist and former Wired Science blogger Brian Romans, aka ClasticDetritus, who recently moveed his blog — less busy but still gorgeous and essential — to a quieter venue.

1 Comment

  1. the sand jet formation results from the same principle as a rail gun but with gravity instead of electromagnetism

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