News tagged with underwater

Hey, bacteria, get off of my boat!

Submerge it and they will come. Opportunistic seaweed, barnacles, and bacterial films can quickly befoul almost any underwater surface, but researchers are now using advances in nanotechnology and materials science to design ...

dateOct 31, 2011 in Nanomaterials
shares0 comments 0

Mapping the formation of an underwater volcano

On Oct. 9 an underwater volcano started to emerge in waters off El Hierro Island in the Canaries, Spain. Researchers of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO, Ministry of Science and Innovation) only needed 15 days to ...

dateOct 28, 2011 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 0

Help NASA find life on Mars with MAPPER

(PhysOrg.com) -- Would you like to participate in NASA's analog research program? Interested in helping scientists pinpoint where to look for signs of life on Mars and elsewhere in the universe? Now you can, ...

dateSep 28, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

Exploring science through underwater robotics

Across the country this summer, middle and high school students are making a splash by discovering science and engineering while building programmable robots to accomplish underwater missions. "WaterBotics," an innovative ...

dateJul 25, 2011 in Other
shares0 comments 0

Japan, U.S. team deploys underwater robots to coast

A team of research and industry experts with four state-of-the-art small underwater vehicles from the United States-based Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) are working with the Japanese-based ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Robotics
shares0 comments 0

A natural wonder rediscovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists using underwater sensors to explore Lake Rotomahana in New Zealand have uncovered remnants of the Pink Terraces,” once considered the eighth natural wonder of the world.

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 0