Scientists Discover a Boiling River of Amazonian Legend
Deep in the heart of the Amazon, legends tell of a river so hot that it boils from below. As a geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo’s training told him the stories couldn’t be true. But that was before he saw th...
Scientists Discover a Boiling River of Amazonian Legend
Deep in the heart of the Amazon, legends tell of a river so hot that it boils from below. As a geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo’s training told him the stories couldn’t be true. But that was before he saw th...
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
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