Scientists have drilled a deep hole beneath the tundra in some of the most remote parts of Alaska. After drilling this hole, they witnessed something horrific. However, the exceptional danger identified by scientists is sealed in permafrost at this exact moment. Nonetheless, this doesn’t provide experts with much comfort, as they understand that the frozen soil is beginning to melt. A time bomb is bound to be triggered once the permafrost melts, which could have chilling consequences for humankind. Continue reading to find out more about this terrifying discovery.
A Wild Place
Experts always knew about the danger going on in Alaska. After all, this region has the reputation of being a wild place. Nonetheless, a worrying secret had been buried for centuries in Alaska’s stunning snow and ice.
Outside of Fairbanks
Outside of the state’s second-biggest city, Fairbanks, scientists made a troubling discovery. Researchers from the US Army in the 1960s decided to dig a tunnel where they uncovered more than they expected to find.