News tagged with deep sea hydrothermal vents

Hitchhiker's guide to the deep

(Phys.org) -- "Don't panic," Douglas Adams might have said. Author of the sci-fi novel Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Adams advised "don't panic" whenever facing invaders.

Jun 11, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Shallow Origins

In finding answers to the mystery of the origin of life, scientists may not have to dig too deep. New research is shedding light on shallower waters as a possible location for where life on Earth began.

Dec 22, 2009 4.9 / 5 (19) 3

Submarine robots learn teamwork

New technology developed by European researchers will allow autonomous underwater vehicles to work together as a team. It increases the scope of submarine applications for autonomous vehicles. Even better, ...

Jul 06, 2010 5 / 5 (4) 0

A waterworld of volcanoes

In 2008, UiB researchers discovered Loki's Castle, a field of five active hydrothermal vents on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between Norway and Greenland. The field contains rich metal deposits and a unique wildlife.

Aug 02, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0
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