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Old Faithful, the famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park, may go silent after erupting continuously for nearly 800 years, experts have discovered.

According to a newly published study, the researchers found more than 40 remnants of mineralized wood near the geyser dated between 1233 and 1362 A.D., a period that is associated with "severe multidecadal regional droughts." The experts believe those severe droughts could happen again by the middle of this century, causing the geyser's eruptions to decrease or stop altogether.

Read more on Fox:

https://www.foxnews.com/science/old-faithful-silent-800-years-activity-experts?cmpid=prn_newsstand

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