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2014-04-25 23:02:47

World Renowned Deep Sea Explorer Dr. Robert Ballard to Receive Environmental Stewardship Award Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 World-renowned deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard will receive the South Carolina Aquarium Environmental Stewardship Award on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The eighth Annual South Carolina Aquarium Conservation Gala, taking place on Liberty Square in Charleston, S.C., recognizes individuals that have worked to protect the environment and our oceans. Dr. Ballard...

Sulphur And Iron Haunts The Ghost Wreck
2014-03-05 11:01:04

Carina Eliasson, University of Gothenburg Sulphur and iron accumulation has once again been found in wood samples from old shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea. This time the samples are from the merchant vessel Ghost wreck and the warships Sword and the Crown. Wood samples from the ships have been analyzed by a group of scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Stockholm University and University of Calgary. The results are published in the latest issue of Scientific Reports. Scientists...

NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Lehar Over The Andaman Islands
2013-11-25 14:48:00

NASA The Andaman Islands received an unwelcome visitor on November 25 in the form of Tropical Cyclone Lehar. NASA's Terra satellite captured a picture of the visitor as it was making its exit from the islands and into the Bay of Bengal. Tropical Depression 05B formed off the west coast of the Malay Peninsula on November 23 and strengthened into Tropical Cyclone Lehar as it moved from the Andaman Sea over the Andaman Islands and is now working its way into the Bay of Bengal and toward...

2012-06-23 23:03:55

Arqueonautas and Biodroid team up to bring shipwreck underwater archaeology to videogames. Lisbon, Portugal (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Arqueonautas Worldwide - Arqueologia Subaquática SA (AWW), a leading marine archaeology company, and Biodroid Entertainment, a media entertainment company, both based in Portugal, have reached an agreement to jointly develop a videogame of shipwreck underwater expeditions strongly inspired by the actual work of the former in underwater heritage sites all...

2011-04-07 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The oceanographer and explorer best known for discovering the Titanic urged federal lawmakers to continue investing in science education or "risk losing our standing as the most innovative and creative nation in the world." "Inspiring and educating the next generation of scientists and explorers should be America's top priority, and our spending should reflect that sense of urgency," said Dr. Robert D. Ballard, professor at University of Rhode...

2010-12-14 23:38:52

'Doctors on Call,' public watch discovery live When a field of tubeworms was unexpectedly discovered on the side of a large underwater mountain 50 miles off the coast of Cyprus this summer, the finding was notable both for the discovery itself and for the process of the discovery. Found by a team of researchers led by marine explorer Robert Ballard, the tubeworms, in the genus Siboglinidae, have a symbiotic relationship with chemosynthetic bacteria; they both work together to metabolize warm,...

2010-10-20 12:30:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Sea Research Foundation, Inc., which operates the acclaimed Mystic Aquarium, today announced that UTC will donate $1 million toward a major expansion and transformation of the aquarium's Challenge of the Deep exhibit hall. UTC's donation will help pay for new exhibit space, features and exhibits that highlight the history of human undersea exploration, with emphasis on the exploits of renowned...

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2010-05-18 14:50:41

The first tropical storm of the Northern Indian Ocean cyclone season has formed and NASA's Aqua satellite captured its birth. Tropical Storm 1B formed in the early morning hours as the convection around the low level circulation center increased since May 17. NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of 1B from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) at 7:25 UTC (12:25 p.m. Asia/Kolkata time) today, May 18, where if formed off of India's east coast in the Bay of...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.