Monday, January 22, 2018

archivenature

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Mysterious Fairy Circles Appear In Namibia’s Desert

In the Namib Desert of southern Africa, strange circles dot the landscape as regularly as polka-dots on a dress. The bare spots are ringed by lush grass. These structures are known as fairy circles. The fairy circles repeat for miles – and how they came to be is hotly debated. Scientists are divided regarding their origin: animal or vegetable? “What’s the role of animals? Do they play a crucial role, or is this just plants self-organizing?” said Dr. Robert Pringle of Princeton, who recently visited Utah State University to speak...