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Wednesday, January 18, 2023
full moon over the ocean
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Debunking Myth – Do We Know More About The Moon Than The Deep Sea?

by Prema Arasu (University of Western Australia) We know more about the Moon than the deep sea. This idea has been repeated for decades by scientists and

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 1997

Sunday, December 11, 2022
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Artemis I Update: Orion Secured Inside USS Portland Ahead Of Return To Shore 

Antonia Jaramillo Botero -(NASA)–The Orion spacecraft has been secured in the well deck of the USS Portland. The ship will soon begin its trip

December 11, 2022
Total Views: 4539

Saturday, December 3, 2022
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Breathing Life Into The Ocean

By Emily Cassidy NASA Earth Observatory–From global to regional scales, images from satellites portray the dynamic beauty of the world’s oceans. Each

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 1407

Sunday, November 27, 2022
The whaleship Manhattan watercolor
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Catastrophe In The Heart Of The Sea

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by gCaptain in 2016 and is being republished now because it’s lessons are timeless and

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 4550

Thursday, October 27, 2022
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SOS – Are Boomers To Blame For The Shipping And Supply Chain Crisis?

Rouge waves and rough waters are ahead for shipping, globalization, and logistics but are boomers to blame for our woes? Captain John Konrad says yes.

October 27, 2022
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Saturday, October 15, 2022
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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 Astronauts Safely Splash Down In Atlantic

NASA—NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts aboard the Dragon spacecraft safely splashed down Friday off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida, completing the

October 15, 2022
Total Views: 24477

Saturday, August 20, 2022
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Space Robotics Take A Deep Dive

(NASA)–What’s the difference between deep space and the deep sea? For a robot, the answer is: not much. Both environments are harsh and demanding, and,

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 1294

Sunday, August 14, 2022
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The Soviets Hunted Whales To The Brink Of Extinction But Its Scientists Secretly Tracked Its Toll

Ryan Jones (The Conversation)–Every year, an estimated 13 million people go whale-watching around the world, marveling at the sight of the

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 13568

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Ernest Shackleton's ship "Endurance," Stern
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Extreme Heat Uncovers Lost Villages, Ancient Ruins and Shipwrecks

By Kevin Simauchi (Bloomberg) –Extreme heat this year has triggered wildfires, drought and melting glaciers. Less expectedly,

August 13, 2022
Total Views: 11546

Saturday, July 23, 2022
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Watch Live: NOAA Explorers Dive Into the Mysteries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

(NOAA)–This summer, take the plunge and join NOAA Ocean Exploration and partners as we explore along the longest mountain range in the world: the

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 2973

Sunday, June 12, 2022
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Sounds Of The Sea

Sara Blumberg (NASA)–Experience the swirls off the coast of Río de la Plata to the upwellings in the Indian Ocean put to musical notes of imagery from

June 12, 2022
Total Views: 2617

Sunday, April 24, 2022
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Island Hopping In Tawi-Tawi

Editor’s note: This Image of the Day includes the answer to the April 2022 puzzler. Story by Kathryn Hansen(NASA) –A running hare. A jumping

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 2488

Sunday, January 30, 2022
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
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Editorial: Admiral, I Am NOT Ready For War

Today gCaptain received reports that the Pentagon began loading Military Sealift Command ships with tanks and heavy equipment. While we are unable to confirm

January 30, 2022
Total Views: 8158

Saturday, January 29, 2022
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Endangered Beaked Whale Trapped In Athens Riviera

THENS,(Reuters) – Rescuers on Friday were trying to free a beaked whale which has surfaced in Greek waters, trapped near a beach on the Athens riviera,

January 29, 2022
Total Views: 1324

Saturday, January 22, 2022
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For Many, Getting The Covid Vaccine Means Taking An Arduous Boat Ride To The Mainland

By Andreo Calonzo(Bloomberg) –After losing her son to Covid-19 last year, 79-year-old Tomasa Valdez was desperate to get vaccinated. But on the

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 1631

Monday, January 17, 2022
Taiwan Navy Seal training
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A Look Inside Taiwan’s Brutal ARP Navy Frogman Program

By Ann Wang (Reuters) A chill wind whips across the Taiwan Strait as a small group of Taiwanese marines stands shivering on a remote dock in the early hours

January 17, 2022
Total Views: 4747

Saturday, January 1, 2022
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ROV Discovers Italian World War Two Submarine Wreck

ATHENS,(Reuters) – Greek divers have discovered the wreckage of an Italian submarine 80 years after it was sunk by the Allied Forces in the Aegean Sea

January 1, 2022
Total Views: 6841

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Truck Traffic on a bridge
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Is Lowering The Age Limit For Truckers In Order To Address The Supply-Chain Crunch Worth The Safety Risks?

By Keith Laing (Bloomberg) –Dezjion Henson has wanted to be a truck driver his whole life. When he turned 18 last year he jumped at the chance and

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 3747

Saturday, November 20, 2021
Coffee Shop During Covid
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Coffee Tastes Different Thanks To The Shipping Crisis

By Archie Hunter (Bloomberg) Coffee snobs have a lot to worry about right now. A global shortage of beans is already threatening to push up prices at cafes

November 20, 2021
Total Views: 2630

Saturday, October 30, 2021
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U.S Navy Sailor’s Extraordinary Voice On Display At World Series

From Chief Petty Officer Joshua Keim “Breathe, breathe. Don’t mess this up.” That is what Operations Specialist 1st Class Giavanni Walker told herself

October 30, 2021
Total Views: 2493