Something revolutionary just happened on this toxic, neon-yellow landscape that's been sitting in plain sight for centuries

In April, a team led the first scientific expedition of the Danakil Depression in history. They braved incredibly hot temperatures and burned their airways breathing in noxious sulphur and chlorine-rich air. Analysis of the Danakil Depression could help scientists understand what life is like in other areas of the galaxy.

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Milosh Kitchovitch. Produced by Emmanuel Ocbazghi. Original reporting by Jessica Orwig.

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