I think about tektites all the time. This is a photo my girlfriend took on her phone when I was supposed to be giving her attention. I don't see her that much...


Anyway, there are analogues for tektite formation everywhere, so I'm always on the look out for them. Check out this tomato ketchup (none was wasted)!

ABOVE:   I think that few people would disagree that these beautiful onions from North Vietnam were not solid when they landed. They were evidently a viscous molten glass.


ABOVE:     A tektite factory? No it's the making of Hershey's Kisses from Interestingly many tektite shapes are named after food. Hershey's Kisses (in tektite form) are only found in the proximal areas of impact. In the Australasian strewnfield Hershey's Kisses are restricted to the Indochinese Peninsula.


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