Tagged: Earth

How deep is the ocean?

The average depth of the ocean is about 4,267 meters (14,000 feet). The deepest part of the ocean is called the Challenger Deep and is located beneath the western Pacific Ocean in the southern end of the Mariana Trench, which runs several hundred kilometers southwest of the U.S. territorial island of Guam. Challenger Deep is approximately 11,030 meters (36,200 feet) deep.

Aliens in our atmosphere?

A team of British scientists led by Professor Milton Wainwright from Sheffield University have found what they believe to be an alien organism arriving from space in the stratosphere. They claim to have found a microscopic titanium sphere containing biological matter the likes of which have never been seen on Earth. But with only one sample collected and no DNA testing possible on it, the scientific community at large are sceptical.

Jacob’s Well (10 pictures)

Jacob’s Well in Wimberley, Texas has already claimed eight lives so far. But it didn’t stop thrill seekers and kids from diving into the bottomless black hole of Jacob’s Well.