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2013-05-06 23:23:54

Founder of Red Bull buys a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible Point Richmond, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Hawkes Ocean Technologies announced today that

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

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.

2013-01-16 23:01:37

KCF's Smart Tether is integral in helping the Rozalia Project goal to clean oceans and other waterways during their Trash Tour 2012. State College, Pennsylvania


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2010-11-15 16:08:22

A bathysphere, designed John H. J. Butler in 1928, is an un-powered deep-sea submersible that is lowered into the ocean on a cable. Watson Stillman Hydraulic Machinery Company handled the casting of the steel sphere. The first version was too heavy but they created a lighter design consisting of a hollow sphere of 1-inch-thick cast steel. The vessel had quartz windows, the strongest transparent material of the time, and a 400-pound hatch that was bolted down before descent. Oxygen came from...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.