Weird Diamond Mine Exhibits Strange Physical Properties That Puzzled Scientists For Years
It’s no secret that humans have gone to insane lengths to transform the world around us. We’ve leveled forests to build parking lots, flooded valleys to make lakes, dammed rivers to power homes, and even carved old men into mountainsides. Time and again, mankind has proven that it can shape and change the natural world with ease. But sometimes, the natural world fights back.
When Soviet geologists made an extraordinary find in the Siberian wilderness, they believed its excavation would be routine. What happened then would become a nightmare for the next 44 years…
In the aftermath of World War II, the Russian economy found itself in shambles. As the nation teetered on the brink of collapse, Soviet officials were forced to commission a deadly expedition in order to keep the country alive.