Sunday, November 15, 2009

A Ka-Boom of Birds (That's the Technical Term. Really.)

I have no idea how one counts birds in a flock, so I'll just blindly believe the claim: Here's 300,000 starlings flying in a windstorm.

The patterns they make are fascinating--very reminiscent of ink in water, or the shock wave produced by a jet when it goes supersonic.

Linkage found via Geekologie.

Author website: J. J. DeBenedictis

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