What is the taste of water is older than 1.5 billion years old?




What is the taste of water is older than 1.5 billion years old?


Crazy crazy ideas require solutions. Some time ago we wrote about the fact that scientists have figured out how to actually smell our planet billions of years ago , but it turned out – it was only a childish prank. The essence of the new stories in the following: about a month ago, Canadian miners have found, as it turned out, the oldest underground pool, the age of the water in which more than 1.5 billion years old. Scientists find, of course, immediately interested – indeed, all of a sudden this water traces of prehistoric life?

But interesting in this story is not even the fact of discovery, and that it then did further. Have you ever tried water age from 1.5 to 2.5 billion years old? No? Do not know what it tastes like? It tastes like sh … Well, something like described her Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar. And because she knows what he is talking about, because it tasted.

Lead investigator in the case and expert quality prehistoric dishes, Lollar described the physical properties of the liquid substance in a recent interview with the newspaper LA Times. So what is the taste of an ancient water? Salt and vyazkovataya, and still turns orange when exposed to air. Refreshing, in a word!

“I must confess that tasted the water several times. Taste awful to say. It is much saltier than sea water. You definitely would not like to drink! ”

Yes. She tried it. Several times. That is more than one. At one point she even said:

“I felt that to taste the water, the age of which can be as much as 2.5 billion years, it may be an excellent idea. After all, few can boast such. ”

Which just goes crazy things sometimes science to make new discoveries!
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