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Tectonic Plates
2015-01-20 09:49:30

Sudden tectonic plate movements have puzzled scientists for decades, but now they believe they have the answer. And like fried chicken, it's all in the crust.

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

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.

Oceans Earths Mantle
2014-01-27 13:52:44

Scientists believe that up to three and a half times the water of all the Earth’s oceans could be being transported beneath our feet.

James Cameron Going Deep
2012-03-09 13:56:37

Director James Cameron certainly knows a thing or two about working underwater, and now he looks to go even deeper and explore the Mariana Trench’s Challenger Deep.

Image 1 - Scientists Shed New Light On Mariana Trench
2012-02-07 07:00:28

An ocean mapping expedition has shed new light on deepest place on Earth, the 2,500-kilometer long Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean near Guam.

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2011-01-17 13:14:52

Science have probed the climate secrets of the Marianas Trench in the western Pacific Ocean.

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2010-07-18 08:00:00

Researchers at Monash University and Scripps Institution of Oceanography identify movements of plate and plate boundaries; could substantially improve models of tectonic motion.

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2009-11-23 08:25:00

Census of Marine Life scientists have inventoried an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of deep sea species that have never known sunlight - creatures that somehow manage a living in a frigid black world down to 5,000 meters (~3 miles) below the ocean waves.

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2005-02-03 13:53:58

Tiny single-celled organisms, many of them previously unknown, have been discovered beneath nearly seven miles of water in the deepest part of the ocean.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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