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2014-04-15 23:11:44

The Armored Vision production of A Man Called Nereus, a Nathan Hill picture, is now available on Amazon instant video. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 With another VOD platform under their belt, the Arizona-based studio Armored Vision is self distributing their dark action comedy A Man Called Nereus. Keith Wilson and Nathan Hill have turned down several offers from various distributors and decided to license and release their movie in an unconventional way. "We went to the American film...

What Lives In The Deepest Part Of The Ocean?
2014-04-11 11:44:48

National Science Foundation "Telepresence" capability will bring mysteries of The Deep to the computer screen A team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will use the world's only full-ocean-depth, hybrid, remotely-operated vehicle, Nereus, and other advanced technology to find out. They will explore the Kermadec Trench at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. The trench, located off New Zealand, is the fifth deepest trench in the world. Its maximum depth is...

2014-03-25 23:34:17

Armored Vision proudly announces the iTunes launch of "A Man Called Nereus," a picture by Nathan Hill. This Award Winning Dark Action Comedy transcends the boundaries of low-budget film-making. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Watch on iTunes now. https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/a-man-called-nereus/id836835257 Soon to be released on Amazon. This Action packed adventure is captured in the American Southwest and Mexico. For the trailer and information,...

James Cameron Donates Submarine On One-Year Anniversary Of Mariana Trench Dive
2013-03-27 10:02:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On the one-year anniversary of legendary filmmaker/director James Cameron´s descent to the bottom of the world, the submarine he used to make that solo descent — a nearly 7 mile journey to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean — is being donated to science. Cameron, famed director of the blockbuster movies “Titanic” and “Avatar,” told BBC News that he would be donating his...

2013-03-26 20:20:36

Forms partnership with WHOI to accelerate technology development, ocean research and discovery WOODS HOLE, Mass., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Explorer and filmmaker James Cameron and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have formed a partnership to stimulate advances in ocean science and technology and build on the historic breakthroughs of the 2012 Cameron-?led DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition exploring deep-ocean trenches. The announcement comes on the one-year...

2012-02-20 13:39:41

An international team from the Nippon Foundation-University of British Columbia Nereus program has unveiled the first global model of life in the world's oceans, allowing scientists and policymakers to predict — and show through 3D visualizations — the state of life in the oceans of the future. Combining scientific data from three major factors impacting our oceans — climate change, human activity (including fisheries and river run-off) and food web dynamics (fish eating...

2010-07-21 14:47:10

Method included first use of Nereus hybrid vehicle in 'autonomous' mode The first expedition to search for deep-sea hydrothermal vents along the Mid-Cayman Rise has turned up three distinct types of hydrothermal venting, reports an interdisciplinary team led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The work was conducted as part of a NASA-funded effort to search extreme environments for geologic, biologic, and chemical...

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2010-07-21 10:25:12

An expedition partially funded by NASA, part of a program to search extreme environments for geological, biological and chemical clues to the origins and evolution of life, has discovered the deepest known hydrothermal vent in the world, nearly 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) below the surface of the western Caribbean Sea. The research will help extend our understanding of the limits to which life can exist on Earth and help prepare for future efforts to search for life on other planets. An...

2009-06-04 09:58:45

A new deep-sea U.S. robotic vehicle called Nereus has become the world's deepest-diving vehicle and the first to explore the Mariana Trench since 1998. The remotely-controlled vehicle developed at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute dived 6.8 miles May 31 in the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean. The Mariana Trench is the deepest known part of the ocean. Reaching such extreme depths represents the pinnacle of technical challenges and the team is very pleased Nereus has been...

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2009-06-02 15:25:25

Nereus is first undersea vehicle to enable routine scientific investigation of ocean depths worldwide The Abyss is a dark, deep place, but it's no longer hidden. At least when Nereus is on the scene. Nereus is a new type of deep-sea robotic vehicle, called a hybrid remotely operated vehicle (HROV). Nereus dove to 10,902 meters (6.8 miles) on May 31, 2009, in the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean, reports a team of engineers and scientists aboard the research...