Can bird droppings crack your windshield?

This is the question that Wired’s resident physicist and professor at Southeastern Louisiana University, Rhet Allain sought to answer. After a few assumptions about the bird poop and some hardcore math, he comes up with a big fat: Maybe. The bird will have had to have dropped his droppings from a certain height and contained debris. If you’re interested in reading the article and seeing what complex math looks like, follow this link: Can Bird Poop Crack a Windshield?

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