Posts Tagged ‘Lake Baikal’

Wildfires threaten Russia’s unique Lake Baikal

Critics have blamed authorities’ slow response for allowing the blazes to get out of hand, quadrupling in size on the eastern shore of Lake Baikal in the last month Raging wildfires have turned the shores of the world’s largest freshwater lake in Siberia into an inferno, threatening the health and livelihood of locals and raising […]

​Russian scientists drop new neutrino telescope into Lake Baikal

RIA Novosti / Alexey Vlasov Russian scientists have dropped their new neutrino detector to the bottom of Lake Baikal. It is hoped the telescope, the first part of a greater project, will shed light on the nature of mysterious dark matter – as well as the origins of the universe. The new deepwater, multi-megaton Dubna […]

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