NASA researchers have called in the reserves as part of an ongoing study of sea levels. The researchers originally dispatched a probe complete with a GPS sensor and a satellite telephone to track the flow of water through glaciers. They don’t know where it went. Plan B: release 90 rubber ducks, each carrying the researcher’s email address, and hope fishermen report finding them. Scientists hope the ducks will turn up sometime next summer.
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Isn’t it refreshing when low-tech works better than high-tech?