Scientists have discovered similarities in the structures of colonies of penguins and two-dimensional state of matter

The penguin colony there are like two-dimensional liquids. To this conclusion came scientists from the international group under the direction of Richard Gerome specialist from the University of Erlangen. The results of a unique research published the Journal of Physics.

German, French and American scientists said about the similarity of the structural composition of a colony of king penguins living on the archipelagos of Crozet and Kerguelen, with substances present in the glassy state.

Scientists hope to use the discovery in the projections of the migration of seabirds, given the connection a descriptive method with a physical model.

The report also notes that in the course of the research, the experts used aerial photographs.

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