Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Scientists Tracking One of World’s Largest Known Icebergs

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) – Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan – one of the largest now in existence – that...

April 23, 2014
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Researchers Discover Long-Lost WWII Aircraft-Carrying Submarine Off Oahu

Researchers at the University of Hawaii this week have confirmed the discovery of a long-lost World War II-era Japanese mega-submarine, the I-400, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally scuttled by U.S. forces after its capture

December 3, 2013
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

RAW Footage: Volcano Gives Birth to New Island in Japan

Japan's territory got a little bit bigger Wednesday after an eruption of an undersea volcano led to the birth of a small new island.

November 21, 2013
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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Scientists Tracking Singapore-Size Iceberg Near Antarctica

Researches in the UK say they are closely monitoring a massive iceberg that recently broke off from Antarctica, but not because of the ramifications it has on climate change, rather due to the dangers it poses to ships.

November 14, 2013
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Friday, September 6, 2013

Research Vessel Aids in Discovery of World’s Largest Volcano

Researchers at the University of Houston have uncovered the largest single volcano on earth, laying thousands of feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Covering an area roughly equivalent...

September 6, 2013
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

DON’T MISS: High-Def Google Street View from Inside a Ship

This summer Google took their cameras on board Schmidt Ocean Institute’s 272-foot research vessel, Falkor, while on a visit to the San Francisco Exploratorium at their new learning center facility at Pier 15 downtown.

September 5, 2013
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Ship Photos Of The Day – Recovery Test of NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

The U.S. Navy on Thursday took part in the first recovery test of the NASA Orion spacecraft at Naval Station Norfolk as part of a partnership to develop procedures to recover the Orion capsule and crew after splashdown.

August 15, 2013
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Monday, July 15, 2013

Report: Sea Levels May Rise 2.3 Meters Per Degree of Global Warming

Sea levels could rise by 2.3 metres for each degree Celsius that global temperatures increase and they will remain high for centuries to come, according to a new study by the leading climate research institute, released on Monday.

July 15, 2013
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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Can The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Clean Itself?

We’ve heard it before; the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a problem for which there is no solution. It affects the food chain, it fouls beaches, it’s bad for ships,...

March 28, 2013
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Engineering News

James Cameron Donates His Deepsea Challenger Sub to Woods Hole

Marking the one-year anniversary of his record breaking solo dive to Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, explorer and filmmaker James Cameron is donating his DEEPSEA CHALLENGER submersible to the Woods...

March 27, 2013
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Fishing for the SpaceX Dragon

On Tuesday, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule detached from the International Space Station at 3:56am PT and splashed down safely almost 6 hours later about 200 miles off the coast of southern...

March 26, 2013
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Amazon Founder Raises Apollo 11 F-1 Engines from Atlantic Ocean

On July 16, 1969, the world watched as the historic Apollo 11 mission took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, which of course ended with Neil...

March 20, 2013
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Monday, February 4, 2013

WATCH – Largest Glacier Calving Ever Captured on Film

On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the...

February 4, 2013
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

These First-Ever Photos of a Giant Squid are Incredible

These are the first ever photos captured of a live giant squid in its natural habitat. The photos are still images  taken from video captured back in July 2012 by...

January 9, 2013
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Australian Icebreaker on Sea Ice Expedition is Stuck in the Sea Ice

An Australian icebreaker on a scientific expedition to study sea ice in Antarctica is, well, stuck in the sea ice it is studying. The icebreaker, a bright orange ship named...

October 24, 2012
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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Brown Water Shipping On Mars?

Is this photo proof that Mars once had an intertwined inland waterway system? NASA scientists say that photos taken recently by the Curiosity Rover reveal diffinitive evidence that a river...

September 27, 2012
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Friday, August 10, 2012
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New Zealand’s Air Force Discovers The Ocean is a Weird-Ass Place

While on a routine maritime patrol mission yesterday between Samoa and New Zealand, a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3 Orion spotted a rather unusual field of debris floating on...

August 10, 2012
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Robojelly – Robotic Combat Jellyfish Of The Future

Virginia Tech College of Engineering researchers are working on U.S. Navy project dubbed Robojelly to put robot jellyfish in waters around the world. The purpose of Robojelly is to better...

June 5, 2012
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Sunday, May 20, 2012

Solar Eclipse 2012 – Path of Annular Solar Eclipse [MAP]

Today, an annular solar eclipse will occur all the way from Thailand, across the pacific, and ending in Texas.  Here is a map of the projected path of the eclipse...

May 20, 2012
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Shipwrecks, Oil Seeps, and Salt “Volcanoes” | NOAA Films All Sorts of Cool Stuff in the Gulf of Mexico

[vimeo][/vimeo] Video courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program In crystal clear high definition video, NOAA’s Little Hercules remotely operated vehicle (ROV) flies over the remnants of a copper-sheathed sailing ship that disappeared at...

May 16, 2012
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