Thursday, August 28, 2014
Maritime News

Video: How The International Space Station Helped Rescue a Mariner In Distress

Since 2010, the International Space Station has been equipped with a space-based Vessel ID System receiver that allows it to track ships at sea by way of a

August 28, 2014
Total Views: 38

Friday, May 30, 2014
Maritime News

Jaw-Dropping Photo (and Video) Shows Massive Fin Whale in Rare Breach

Growing to lengths in the 80 to 90-foot range and weighing up to 70+ tons, it’s easy to understand why Fin whales don't often shoot out of the water in a

May 30, 2014
Total Views: 741

Friday, May 9, 2014
Maritime News

This Dumbo Octopus Video Will Melt Your Heart

NOAA research vessel Okeanos Explorer captured this gem during a dive in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, April 26,

May 9, 2014
Total Views: 33

Thursday, May 1, 2014

I’ve Never Really Wanted a Microscope, Until Now

The following image may make you hesitate a bit the next time you open your mouth while swimming in the ocean.  Photographer David Littschwager shows one

May 1, 2014
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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

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

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

November 21, 2013
Total Views: 60

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

November 14, 2013
Total Views: 5

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.

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

September 5, 2013
Total Views: 102

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

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

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,

March 28, 2013
Total Views: 108

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

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

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

March 20, 2013
Total Views: 47

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

February 4, 2013
Total Views: 55

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

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

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

September 27, 2012
Total Views: 4