Friday, July 15, 2011

Sand News

Humans shovel it, shape it, box, even kick it. Turns out sand is not extremely tiny monoliths. Sand grains are extremely tiny "delicate, colourful structures as unique as snowflakes."

Noted in The Daily Reporter, "Professor Gary Greenberg who has a PhD in biomedical research from University College London said: 'It is incredible to think when you are walking on the beach you are standing on these tiny treasures.""

Take a look here.

Wiki-image of a beach sand is used according to the GFDL.

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