Malaysia Airlines Wreckage to be Surveyed Underwater

On April 5, the international search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had its biggest discovery to date – a ping from below the ocean’s surface. The ping was discovered by the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship towing…

H.L. Hunley: 150th Anniversary Of Sunken Submarine

It has been more than a century since the H.L. Hunley sank to the bottom of the sea during the American Civil War, but the series of events that led to its death remain a mystery. The historic Confederate vessel…

Submarine Explosion In Mumbai Leaves 18 Sailors Missing

Rescue divers are continuing efforts to find survivors of an explosion aboard an Indian submarine in Mumbai, despite the increasing odds that none of the eighteen crew members will be found alive. Near midnight Tuesday night the ship – the…

James Cameron Leads Race Into Mariana Trench

Director James Cameron is leading a race to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the world’s oceans. Of the four teams vying for the achievement, Cameron’s is in the lead, and the descent would make him…