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A Sight Worthy Of Jules Verne
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The Milky Seas
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The bioluminescent area of the Milky Seas can be seen from space. 00:01
The bacteria they believe causes the Milky Seas is Vibrio Harveyi, and there are 40 billion trillions of them in the water. 01:26
Jules Verne used real ship's logs to describe the Milky Seas in his book "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea". 02:14