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The black spot. Venezuela

ID #1707136161
Added Mon, 05/02/2024
Author July N.
Sources
Phenomena
Status
Hypothesis

Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
1986
Location: 
дорога в аэропорт имени Симона Боливара
Venezuela

In 1986, road workers first noticed black slime on a major highway connecting Caracas and Simon Bolivar International Airport. The Chicago Tribune was the first to report this in 1992: at that time, the media described the mucus as "a thick black mess, similar in consistency to chewing gum."

Between the appearance of the slime in the mid-1980s and a newspaper report in the early 1990s, the stain spread over an area of almost 13 kilometers. In addition, during this time, the slime allegedly caused the deaths of 1,800 motorists, although this figure has no direct source.

Hypotheses

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A chemical reaction

Chemical reaction - transformation of one or more original substances (reactants) to other substances in which the nuclei of atoms do not change, thus there is a redistribution of electrons and nuclei, and the formation of new chemical substances.

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