giovedì 26 giugno 2014

NYT Science: The Secret of the Disco Clam’s Light Show

The Secret of the Disco Clam’s Light Show
By SINDYA N. BHANOO

Microscopic spheres of reflective silica in the inner lip of the disco clam help it create its mirror-ball effect underwater. Why the clam does this is still a mystery.

Published: July 1, 2014 at 4:00AM

via NYT Science http://ift.tt/1lSRGNX