Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×
It's funny.  Laugh.

Submission + - 10 Bizarre Scientific Papers: Penguin Poo Pressure (oddee.com)

MoToMo writes: A friend sent me a link to the 10 Most Bizarre Scientific Papers. The sixth item on the list is: "Pressures Produced When Penguins Poo — Calculations on Avian Defecation". So if you've ever wondered about what happens to herring when our favorite mascot is done with it, you can go check it out. To quote the article: "Ever wondered how far a penguin can fire waste from its anus? Wonder no more. Victor Breno Meyer-Rochow of International University, Bremen, and Jozsef Gal of Lorand Eotvos University, Hungary, used the basic principles of physics to calculate the pressure that builds up inside a penguin."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

10 Bizarre Scientific Papers: Penguin Poo Pressure

Comments Filter:

"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked." -- John Gall, _Systemantics_

Working...