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19-05-2016, 06:24 AM
World's oldest flowing water found
World's oldest flowing water found.

Water found in a deep, isolated reservoir in Timmins, Ont., has been trapped there for 1.5 billion to 2.64 billion years — since around the time the first multicellular life arose on the planet — Canadian and British scientists say.

The water pouring out of boreholes 2.4 kilometres below the surface in the northern Ontario copper and zinc mine is older than any other free-flowing water ever discovered. It is rich in dissolved gases such as hydrogen and methane that could theoretically provide support for microbial life, the researchers report in a paper published Wednesday online in the journal Nature.


http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/world-...-1.1387588

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19-05-2016, 06:47 AM
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Very cool. I can hardly wrap my head around billions of years.

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19-05-2016, 06:51 AM
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Think of the beer you could make..........


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19-05-2016, 07:59 AM
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(19-05-2016 06:51 AM)onlinebiker Wrote:  Think of the beer you could make..........


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I was wondering how long it will take for them to fiji water it up with some fancy bottle.

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