Submarines -- the ultimate toy for the super rich
Jet plane, tick. Private island, tick. Chopper, tick. Submarine?
Branson congratulates 'incredible' Cameron dive
British billionaire and adventurer Richard Branson may have lost his unwritten race to the bottom of the ocean with James Cameron, but he told AFP Monday he wants to team up with the Hollywood director.
Director Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
"Titanic" director James Cameron reached the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean in his solo submarine, mission partner the National Geographic said Sunday.
Volcanoes deliver two flavors of water
Seawater circulation pumps hydrogen and boron into the oceanic plates that make up the seafloor, and some of this seawater remains trapped as the plates descend into the mantle at areas called subduction zones. ...
Cliffhanging corals avoid trawler damage
Bottom trawling fishing boats have devastated many cold water coral reefs along the margin of the North East Atlantic Ocean. Now, researchers have found large cold water coral colonies clinging to the vertical ...
Submarine springs offer preview of ocean acidification effects on coral reefs
Observations at submarine springs found along the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula are giving scientists a preview of the possible fate of coral reef ecosystems in response to ocean acidification.
Taiwan deploys undersea quake warning system
Taiwan said Monday it had put into service its first undersea seismic observation system, giving the island life-saving extra seconds or even minutes to brace for earthquakes and tsunamis.
Lebanon tries to catch up on Internet
Boudy Nasrala runs a successful brand design company in Lebanon, but when it comes to communicating with clients around the globe using the Internet, he knows to arm himself with patience -- lots of it.
New undersea cable lands in Sierra Leone
An undersea telecommunications table landed in Sierra Leone on Monday, part of a 17,000-kilometre fiber optic line that aims to connect countries along the west African coast to Europe.
ONR goes back to school to open new pathways into science education
Enlisting the aid of experts from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), a Maryland-based nonprofit rolled out a series of educational science competitions for area middle and high school students on Sept. 17.
World Wars camouflage technique could have benefits in modern warfare
Painting army vehicles with high contrast geometric patterns - 'dazzle camouflage' - affects the perception of their speed and thus could make them less susceptible to rocket propelled grenade attacks, according to new research ...
Aqua Star USA creates a two man underwater scooter
New Triton submarine in race to reach ocean bottom
Subsea cable to double S.Africa Internet capacity
A new undersea telecommunications cable has landed in South Africa, investors announced Tuesday, saying the link would double the broadband capacity of the continent's largest economy.