Back in the late 1990s, NOAA's Acoustic Monitoring Project recorded a series of haunting, creepy noises from deep beneath the ocean's surface (you can hear it in the audio above). When this recording began to circulate in the media, people went crazy speculating about the sea monsters, secret government experiments, or alien installations that might have generated it. The mystery sound was nicknamed the "bloop," and nobody could figure out a good explanation for it. Until now.
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