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Geologists recently

that sandstone arches like Utah’s Rainbow Bridge are the result of gravity and not wind and/or rain. They created sandstone cubes in the lab and then exposed them to conditions that

the effects of erosion; as parts of the cubes washed away, pressure increased on the remaining cubes, eventually reaching a point where the grains became stable by locking together.