Geosciences lecturer dives deep into abyss on Pacific expedition
Dr. Ignacio Pujana, a senior lecturer in the Department of Geosciences at UT Dallas, has one thing in common with Academy Award-winning director James Cameron: Each has spent time squeezed into a submersible ...
Robot captures life, litter in the Gowanus with the help of citizen scientists
As NYU-Poly associate professor of mechanical engineering Maurizio Porfiri and assistant professor of technology management Oded Nov launched their submersible robot, Brooklyn Atlantis 1, into the polluted Gowanus Canal, ...
Submersible sets new China dive record (Update)
A manned Chinese submersible set a new record for the country's deepest sea dive Friday, over 6,000 metres, showing Beijing's technological ambitions as it also readies for its first manned space docking.
Explorers scramble to build vessel that will reach Earth's deepest point
It's been more than 50 years since humanity ventured to the deepest place on Earth, but four crews now are racing to make a return trip.
China attempts dive to 5,000m: state media
A Chinese submersible embarked on what the crew hoped would be the country's deepest manned dive ever Tuesday, state media reported, as it seeks to exploit the vast resources of the ocean floor. ...
New Triton submarine in race to reach ocean bottom
Swimming robot makes waves
Researchers at the University of Bath have used nature for inspiration in designing a new type of swimming robot which could bring a breakthrough in submersible technology.
Hawaii researchers explore previously unseen coral
(AP) -- Scientists over the past month explored coral reefs in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands that until recently were considered too deep for scuba divers to reach.
Trans-Atlantic Glider Passes Spot Where Predecessor Sank
(PhysOrg.com) -- On July 31, 2009, the submersible robot glider RU27, also known as the Scarlet Knight, passed east of the spot in the Atlantic Ocean where its predecessor, RU17, was lost on Oct. 28, 2008.