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Newborn Twenty-ninth Depression Seen In The Philippine Sea
2013-10-29 13:57:12

NASA NASA infrared imagery revealed that bands of thunderstorms have been wrapping into the center of newborn Tropical Depression 29W, indicating it's organizing and strengthening in the Philippine Sea. The Philippine Sea is located within the northwestern Pacific Ocean. It's located east and north of the Philippines and covers about 2 million square miles (5 million square kilometers). The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared...

2012-03-26 23:01:24

RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine congratulates James Cameron on his solo dive to the deepest depths of the ocean, the first time in history such a feat has been accomplished New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine today praised Hollywood director James Cameron for his latest undertaking: not a top-grossing film, but a solo dive into the 7-mile deep Mariana Trench. Cameron is only the third human being ever to reach...

Robots Attempting Longest Ever Unmanned Sailing Voyage
2011-11-21 06:09:44

A quartet of robots set out last week on a 300-plus day journey that will take them 33,000 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean -- the longest voyage ever attempted by an unmanned sailing craft, according to various reports. BBC News reported last Friday that the four robots, which were created by an American company called Liquid Robotics, departed from the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco on November 17. At first they will travel together before pairing off into groups of two,...

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2011-04-06 08:00:00

Virgin Group founder and British billionaire Richard Branson unveiled his plans this week to pilot a mini-submarine to the deepest depths of our oceans. The Virgin Oceanic project's first dive is set for later this year to explore the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench, which is about 36,000 feet in depth. This will be followed by four other dives, which will include the Atlantic Ocean's Puerto Rico Trench at 28,232 feet underwater, the Indian Ocean's Diamantina Trench at 26,401 feet deep, the...

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2009-11-02 14:01:38

When NASA's Aqua satellite flew over the Philippine Sea during the early morning hours today, November 2 infrared imagery saw another new tropical cyclone coming together. The U.S. Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center, the organization that forecasts tropical cyclones in that area of the world is getting a workout. Tropical Storm Mirinae just made landfall this morning in Vietnam, and had crossed northern Luzon, the Philippines this past weekend. Now, there's another threat in the region. At...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.