Why are mysterious balls of tar washing up on Texas beaches?

“Tarballs can range from a pesky nuisance to an economic nightmare for a tourist town,” Buschang said. “The science behind this project may give us a better understanding of where these are coming from and possibly how to better manage these events.”

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