Scientists explore deepest places on Earth and encounter ‘Death Star’

Scientists have been trying to uncover the secrets hidden in the Earth’s crust for decades.

For decades they drilled towards the core of our globe. The borehole in northwestern Russia became one the deepest holes mankind has ever dug. But at a depth of more than 12,000 meters, the researchers encountered something unexpected, forcing them to abort their experiment for good.

Curious about what the scientists found deep in the earth? Read more on the next page!