Here’s a brief, but interesting article on how scientists have yet again been bamboozled by something appearing where it shouldn’t. Their preconceived notions about how and when these “impossible rocks” form is the cause of their confusion.
The “impossible rocks” are massive quartzite rocks. They state that much of this island, including large portions of a mountain, is made of quartzite. This shouldn’t be because it is a volcanic island. One of the scientists (towards the end of the article) came up with a creative explanation for how this could have occurred, “millions of years ago”. I always love these explanations, which are neither observable or historical. Therefore, the explanation falls outside of the scientific method. Continue reading