News tagged with mariana trench

Final frontiers: The deep sea

With the global population now well over seven billion people there are few remaining parts of the world relatively untouched by human activity. We assess the current state and future prospects of five final ...

Apr 12, 2013
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Obama tops Twitter highlights for year 2012

A victorious message of "Four more years" accompanied by a picture of US President Barack Obama hugging his wife topped a collection of Year 2012 Twitter highlights released Tuesday.

Dec 12, 2012
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China submersible breaks 7,000-metre mark

A manned Chinese submersible broke through the 7,000-metre mark for a new national record on Sunday, state media said, as the rising Asian nation showed off its technological might.

Jun 24, 2012
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'Titanic' director says ocean 'alien world'

Fresh from his journey to the deepest point of the Pacific in a solo submarine dive, Hollywood director James Cameron has spoken to Australian schoolchildren, answering questions on how fast his craft could ...

Apr 03, 2012
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Creatures from the deep surface in NY exhibit

They have their own lights, teeth, and weird names like vampire squid, stoplight loosejaws, and bristlemouth -- meet the weird denizens of the deep surfacing for an exhibition in New York starting this week.

Mar 28, 2012
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