- Dec 11, 2018
Nerida Wilson couldn’t take her eyes off the computer screen. Some 2,000 feet beneath the research boat she was aboard, a creature drifted past in the shape of a vast, galactic swirl. By her team’s estimates, it was 150 feet long.
“It looked like an incredible U.F.O.,” said Dr. Wilson, a senior research scientist at the Western Australian Museum
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