Scientists know there are more giant craters in Siberia, but are nervous to even study them

February 26, 2015 8:55 PM

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Researchers say the mysterious craters could be linked to climate change as methane gas is released from the thawing permafrost, causing underground explosions.

In the middle of last summer came news of a bizarre occurrence no one could explain. Seemingly out of nowhere, a massive crater appeared in one of the planet's most inhospitable lands. Early estimates said the crater, nestled in a land called "the ends of the Earth" where temperatures can sink far b...

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