“Can you “Here am I floating ’round my tin can Far above the moon Planet Earth is blue And there’s nothing I can do” -Space…View More Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Because I haven’t written an update on the Ocean Cleanup and Boyan Slat in a while… They deployed a 100-m long prototype that is really…View More What did the Boyan Slat and the Ocean Cleanup do last summer?
Last year, DSN compatriot and Captain of the rag-tag crew over at Southern Fried Science, dropped a science outreach bomb. Dr. A.D. Thaler struck some ecological/technological brilliance in…View More Rocky Intertidal v.2.0
How does Santa get presents to the deep sea? With ocean robots of course! Enjoy Oceaneerings Holiday Card with 8 tiny ReinROVs. And if you…View More AUV with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?
This past week, a US Naval drone was seized by a Chinese ship in international waters in the South China Sea. When I hear the word drone, I imagine…View More Ocean robot seized, causes international incident
It’s December. With all the parties, year-end-deadlines and general holiday shenanigans, have you found the perfect gift for that marine science-lover in your life? If you have,…View More Have you been nautical or nice? A week of DSN holiday gift guides
On the first day of Christmas NASA Earth Science gave to me: advance warning of Hurricane Activity. On the second day of Christmas NASA…View More The Twelve Days of Christmas – NASA Earth Science Edition
What did you do this weekend? Well if you were NASA, you successfully launched NOAA’s brand-spanking new weather satellite GOES-R. Packed with six instruments, this geostationary…View More Wherever it GOES, I GOES, we GOES. NOAA and NASA launch another satellite acronym into space.
What better animal to use as the spokesperson for the first soft bodied, autonomous robot?? To the engineers at Harvard 1. You win science today…View More +1 For the Robot Army
“Representation of women matters. When I see a woman doing something awesome and empowering, it inspires me to empower myself.” –Patrice Banks (Materials Engineer, Super…View More I Am With Her…and you can be too.