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NOAA scientists are exploring the Mariana Trench, and you can watch it live here

NOAA scientists are exploring the Mariana Trench, and you can watch it live here Right now, a team of NOAA scientists are exploring and mapping out the Mariana Trench, and they’re streaming the expedition live on YouTube.From April 20th to July 10th, NOAA is executing a three-part deepwater exploration in the Mariana Trench and surrounding areas.

Komsomolets: the prototype Soviet nuclear sub still resting at the bottom of the ocean

Komsomolets: the prototype Soviet nuclear sub still resting at the bottom of the ocean K-278 was a prototype 4th-generation nuclear submarine designed to implement a number of features.The crew still aboard Komsomolets seals the conning tower hatch at 5 PM to prevent water from pouring in and drowning the handful of crew still aboard.

That time a German submarine was plopped in the middle of Central Park

That time a German submarine was plopped in the middle of Central Park Before the United States’ late entry into World War I, the federal government devised a plan to finance the massive war effort.One third of the funding would come from the imposition of progressive new taxes, while two thirds would come from selling “Liberty Bonds” to the American people.

Creepy doll lurking in this deep-sea trash heap just wants to say hi to you. That's all. She promises.

Creepy doll lurking in this deep-sea trash heap just wants to say hi to you. That's all. She promises. The deep sea is littered with all the junk we carelessly toss away, from plastic bags to old washing machines to incredibly creepy figurines.A Japanese research agency has started cataloguing all the plastic, metal, rubber, and cloth it comes across during deep-sea missions.

BAE Systems plans for submarines that can be piloted in virtual reality

BAE Systems plans for submarines that can be piloted in virtual reality When it comes to exploring groundbreaking new technologies with the potential to shape our future, few companies can measure up to United Kingdom defense giant BAE Systems.A method for controlling submarines using virtual reality headsets.

An amateur submarine inventor has been charged with a journalist's death

An amateur submarine inventor has been charged with a journalist's death An amateur submarine builder is facing charges in connection with the disappearance of a Swedish journalist who was aboard his homemade ship for a story.The vessel sank early Friday morning off the Danish coast as the inventor, Peter Madsen, escaped to a nearby rescue ship.

How the First Combat Submarine Destroyed a Union Warship, Killed Its Own Crew

How the First Combat Submarine Destroyed a Union Warship, Killed Its Own Crew By the time it deployed to sink the Housatonic, Hunley had actually killed 13 people — five on its first test and the entire crew of eight on its second.The Hunley was armed with a single explosive charge mounted to the front of the vessel on a long spar.

US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes

US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes Each one of the US Navy’s Virginia-class submarines costs about $2.According to Lockheed-Martin, the US government is in the process of outfitting Virginia-class submarines with Xbox 360 controllers to control the periscope.