tv Worlds Apart With Oksana Boyko RT November 10, 2013 6:29am-7:01am EST
something supernatural is happening. because. i know it is impossible. a young scientist from switzerland was attracted to this area where religion nature and science intertwine. i tried to see by kal in its entirety i didn't know what to expect from this place. but i have discovered something new here rather that i absorb everything that this place offers. more than twenty five million years old. is a little over thirty. the swiss scientists travel to the banks of the oldest lake
in the world by ultra light. this tiny aircraft weighs less than five hundred kilos of speeds of up to one hundred seventy kilometers per hour it can fly at three thousand meters where from such altitudes you can examine the bottom of the lake because of the clear waters and his four cameras fixed to be afraid. it's not just a scientific endeavor but a personal one. what winds of fate brought the young scientists to the bike out region it all began with a minor research trip. here quite by chance i came up with the idea of experiments. in the world's oceans there are a lot of organisms that exposed to the light of a certain spectrum range emit light of a different range and i wondered if this was also the case with the lake.
in short discovered luminescent crustaceans in by coles waters. serious research of by kal only began in the seventeenth century before that legends travelled around europe that siberia was home to people with the heads of dogs the first expedition destroyed all those myths. habited by. peoples. populated with. white fish and a breed of seal with a photographic memory. it swims close to the shore examines the area and if it's familiar. but if. changed even a little. getting close to the seal. or
a serious threat. feels natural habitat is water. constantly. for the young. one hundred thirty kilos and grow to one and a half metres in length but on the whole. they like peace and calm. away from their natural habitat. the silence of the siberian local shamans. and the spirit of by karl itself they pray for health. and good weather.
one of the oldest of the world's faiths fervently observed by. shamans are able to fall into a deep trance which they believe lets them see into the future solomon realized his calling in a dream but didn't believe it at first. that . health was poor. in the end i was completely. told me. my brother you have to go through. after that.
again this is the place. if a shaman like someone he will certainly ask the spirits of bike hell to be favorable to them bringing sunshine and success. i think we're both of us literally include service on their mission. when you arrived at by cal he dreamed of seeing the sun foul weather here hinted
scientific experiments the lake has a strong character and it's climate is far from what he was it was used to in switzerland. when we first came to lake baikal how the weather was awful it was raining heavily by cal was harsh. he the first impression i had of by cow which is in fact true to this day was the extreme weather. if it weren't for divine intervention the young scientist wouldn't be able to work at bike for several days heavy downpours prevented even to leave his house his research was on the verge of shutting down he might just as well have packed up and headed home. it was terrible during our first week here was torrential then three llamas came. for good
weather. it was pouring second day the weather did improve. pierrots surround us every month. on. summer. crops there are special rights when we bring in the milk overread cow or white goat and some others. in the region buddhism became especially popular in the eighteenth century when monks from mongolia started settling in the area they set up monasteries and temples the biggest of which is the. people come from all over the worlds to this blessid land
to meditate to learn or if they really want something to pray to the gods. bring different prayers to places emanating buddhist energy. being for their family . prosperity and success in their work. on the trees here someone's wish locals believe that a wish made here will come true but only on condition that you make. and that you don't ask for too much. after spending a few days a bike started taking some of the superstitions seriously each morning here. and in the evening he's thankful for successful work. place. something new here.
all scientists are as sensitive to local beliefs conducting studies and by some of them refused to accept the existence of any supernatural. according to them it contradicts every law of nature. supernatural. it is impossible. in this respect. protection. life is connected with. first of all he was born here he joined the local college and thirty years he's been conducting scientific experiments in the area. baikal is
a region of high seismic activity with earthquakes a common occurrence for five years the scientists research has provided exact forecasts of earthquakes around baikal. in two thousand and eight. separate from a powerful earthquake it was just as strong is the one that destroyed the fukushima nuclear power station in japan which was washed away by a huge wave. fortunately here the earthquake couldn't produce such a tsunami because they used too small. and in two thousand and eight days before the earthquake we registered some fundamental changes in the election magnetic field while money touring. that we had never observed before any other case the. only scientific achievements the neutrino detector has been dropped to
a depth of one kilometer into the lake. thanks to the pure clear water of by karl the device is able to detect many mysteries not just on the water but also out in space discoveries of this kind are impossible and salty ocean water. detector is designed to help us explore the history of your universe. find out how we begin. what is happening to it now you know what will happen to it we believe you can the future. is only possible if you watch the streams of unique particles cold neutrinos. provide us with the information of what was there when the universe began.
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could be in the know. on. something you want to. pick up something that is quite simply. was no way oh. clearly they were just at the wrong place at the wrong time. and sold to the u.s. or turned over to the u.s. for. the sole that could be buried alive. was saved with great over. and they wanted to turn me into a terrorist they wanted me to admit that i was a member of al qaeda or taliban or that i fought with them. not about time i didn't even know what al qaeda is nevertheless there are people all. brave enough.
the start of. something is going to be done it's going to be done by me. but it's going to impact me and be prosecuted but it's going to impact. the one time a tramp. monarchy. thousands of years ago the region of lake baikal was flat as legend has it the earth shuddered creating a rift from which flames burst out scorching everything around people begs the gods to stop screaming the words by and meaning fire it stopped the spirit of fire. and as time passed water filled the rift this is only the legend but in reality lake baikal was formed by earthquakes. move you to see you there are
lot of theories of what there old beast done to the tonic process sees. this constantly widening fracture is the result of the movement of to tonic plates. all scientists agree that by call ocean in the making because these two tonic plates are important and this is constantly making by call larger and larger. never as a lake existed for as long as bike hell lakes usually last for no more than fifteen thousand yes after that they simply dry out and that's been the case for millions of years this lake though was formed long before human history began remarkably the water content has undergone almost no changes atoll. the lake is very deep and the water is clear and saturated with oxygen down to the
deepest parts. and yet it has never changed. a land of science discoveries and a unique nature seemingly frozen in time but by kill the press and live side by side with the spirits of the past just like the lake itself locals preserve their own mysteries and traditions. your. local folklore legends and rituals with great respect. convinced they are absolutely necessary here these rights hold the date back many more years than many of the scientific research projects oh yeah oh yeah a warrior learned.
by college stands for six hundred thirty kilometers covering an area the size of some countries like belgium the netherlands. everybody finds a place in the vast area of by co christians buddhists shamans and old believers of the russian orthodox church they've lived here for more than three hundred years they cross themselves with two fingers and reject modern orthodoxy. their faith and rituals have remained untouched throughout all the centuries their villages have their own unique design each house is painted in rich some a color as old believe as clothing has always been famous for its brightness and neatness as well as embroidered hats i'm sorry phones yes we are going to see if a girl wears why green bends it means she's a bride from a well off family and her father has prepared everything for her to be beautiful at the wedding. he louie. louie you. lloyd.
firth her. sure there were or were there. worst fears that. were there yeah. yeah. i. shared a fear. if the f. . thirty years. i gave. you. the songs of our ancestors that we seeing are mostly sad because they had a hard life and a lot of award that autumn we were cari to do and don't have time to lie on this so
far there are we in the garden that need pulling out or berries they need peeking and aside from that there is always cleaning to be done to feel better but i can either. every day old believers thank god for the sun and their health they firmly believe the places around by color sacred any difficulties can be enjoyed with god's help even the weather. there is a holy mountain nearby on ascension day where the elderly women go there and pray to god to send rain and bless the crabs. from time to time scientists will admit that even though they don't believe in spirits they do listen to the local legends. we strictly observe
the traditions. years. helps the. accident. in return for respect be generous. with. the scientist from switzerland. paid off the weather has improved allowing the scientists to work. on the banks of . the biggest river flowing into by providing around fifty percent of its river water. is a powerful. thing before it gets into the lake. continue working.
cal through its beauty individuality and energy can reconcile science with man's belief in supernatural powers. scientists might look for answers to any question but it doesn't mean that everything will be explained one day. that's a completely different approach towards goals of science differ from those of folklore . you can't escape these legends like the fisherman who carry out their rituals every time before they leave. god that needs to be placated you should treat him to a little wine or even if you feel like it drink some yourself. oh there's one. where i've never seen anything like this
before. so many in just one that. are just about fifty or sixty you can tell by the way. local fisherman a firmly convinced the bike will give a good catch when people treated with respect. only the oldest but it's also the deepest lake in the world with a depth of one thousand six hundred forty two meters. somewhere on the lake bed the treasures of the russian empire. one legend has it that in the times of the civil war in russia at the beginning of the twentieth century the ship carrying the gold reserves of the russian empire sank somewhere in this area.
no one has found these treasures yet but still being made to this day. cutting edge technology is used and various maps are examined everything possible is being done to find the sunken gold but no one has been lucky so far by cal continues to play hide and seek with. a popular one we have decided to have a go at it and during that one submersion we had about twelve accidents that we had never had before at first the weather was fine and the forecast was good but once we had reached the spot the weather changed and then it turned out that we had somehow lost the directions we had specially rented out once we had reached the bottom. and to top it off when we were rising from the bottom of the motor boat that was to pick us up vessel. and i was damaged more so i understood then that up above we were on the right track to find him as god but my call was resolved to
keep it that you're with. us if he isn't too eager to leave but his wife and two young daughters are waiting for him at home so many things are still to be done and so much about by cal still needs to be unraveled. because of people warned me that once i came to lake baikal my life would change completely i would fall in love with it and would long to come back sure. i never thought that this place would really affect me so deeply thought of the heriot i spent here has been one of the most interesting and dynamic stages of my life conceiving the fire and i will certainly look for an opportunity to return to like like how to feel as though.
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