vineri, 17 iulie 2009

Alaska Blob: The Goo Mystery Deepens

Hunters HAVE discovered a weird Alaskan blob of goo near the Chukchi Sea, in northern Alaska. “Goo” is the layman’s term for an unknown substance – probably biological – that is at least a few miles square, floating in the ocean.
The U.S. Coast Guard and a team of research scientists have airlifted samples of the thick, dark “Alaskan blob” to labs all over the country. Preliminary results point to a biological origin, but it’s not algae, and it’s not oil. Full story:

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