Thursday, April 20, 2006

Utterly Cool

It turns out the frozen lakes under the glaciers of Antartica are connected by a secret series of rivers and streams. (Try saying that five times fast.) Scientists would dearly love to drill into them and see what sort of microscopic life forms have evolved there, but with the rivers there is the chance of widespread contamination if they do so.

HT: Wren's Nest

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