All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Underwater’

Underwater Forest: Uncovered by Hurricane Katrina

Scuba divers typically dive for recreational purposes, or to research and examine the unique organisms that lie beneath the sea. New aquatic life forms are frequently discovered, but many would not expect to find what a group of scuba divers found off of the coast of Alabama: an underwater forest. The owner of a dive shop had been told by …

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Gain A New Appreciation For The Internet By Checking Out This Underwater Cable Map

In today’s modern world, the Internet connects us all with each other. That used to be a much harder task before the advent of fiber optic cables in the 1980s. Now cables are being laid all over the world, including under the ocean, to connect us all to the magic of the Internet. Of course, we should never take the …

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Underwater Military Drones to be Developed by the U.S.

The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the wing of the U.S. Department of Defense that develops future military technology, has announced plans to place unmanned military pods at the bottom of the ocean. The idea is to use hide unmanned “risers” in deep-sea capsules for years before they will be needed. Once activated, the hibernating systems will rise (or …

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Scientists Find An Anglerfish That Doesn’t Invoke Nightmares

I think we can all agree that marine biology is amazing. It’s utterly mind blowing that we know more about the universe than we do our own oceans. That’s why new finds in the deepest depths are always fascinating, and more often than note incredibly unnerving. One of the scariest species to ever roam the sea floor is the Anglerfish. …

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Witness The Power Of An Underwater Nuclear Explosion

Nuclear weapons are one of the scariest things that mankind has ever invented. I’m just thankful that I was born at the tail end of the Cold War. Living in constant fear of a nuclear attack must have been pretty unnerving, but I still have respect for the technology and power that the nuclear weapon exemplifies. I think we’ve all …

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Underwater Expedition Produces Odd Sea Creatures

Middle Earth is a great place, mostly because it is so beautiful. Well that beauty is actually real and takes place in New Zealand. A few weeks ago some scientists there decided to explore another part of their country that hasn’t ever been explored. The ocean around it. So some Scientists with New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric …

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