An Icy Solution to the Mystery of the Slithering Stones

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A century ago, miners working in California's Death Valley reported seeing boulders on the desert floor with long trails behind them — as if the stones had been pushed across the sand. But, despite 60 years of trying, no one ever saw what moved them.

Now scientists think they've solved the ...Read More

Source: NPR Science - ingested into KQED