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Science Solves the Secret of the Sailing Stones


A famous unsolved mystery has just been solved. Who or what was moving rocks across Death Valley? Was it ghosts? Aliens? Bigfoot in an especially absurdist mood?

Nah, it was ice and wind. Science bursts another "paranormal" bubble.

The "Sailing Stones" of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa have been a puzzle for decades. The rocks leave trails behind them in the dirt that makes it clear they are being dragged or moving on their own, even though some weigh...
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