Ocean Robots Race Across The Pacific

The technology capital firm Vantage Point, oil services provider Schlumberger, Google and Virgin Oceanic are among a few of the diverse companies behind the PacX Challenge to send a robot across the Pacific Ocean, the longest distance ever attempted by an unmanned ocean vehicle. Departing from San Francisco on Thursday four robots began a voyage across the Pacific to ports in … [Read more...]

Virgin Oceanic – Richard Branson Looks To Dive The DEEP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Sk_XEHfqwk In the months since James Cameron announced his next film will be filmed on location in the Marianas Trench, the race to explore the world's deepest point has heated up considerably with a new venture sponsored by entrepreneur and adventurer, Sir Richard Branson. Gizomodo tells us Sir Richard Branson, Chris Welsh, and Graham … [Read more...]