When he made his historic solo dive into the Mariana Trench last month, James Cameron brought back images and descriptions of a “lunar like” marine…View More Is Marianas Trench A Lifeless Void?
I asked, “What were the events that lead to you to dive the Marianas Trench?” Don Walsh one of two men to first visit the…View More I Am Science with the First Man to Dive Challenger Deep
On May 20th, 2010–one month to the day after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig (under lease by British Petroleum) exploded and caught fire in the…View More James Cameron And The Dawn Of DeepTruth?
James Cameron’s descent to the Challenger Deep – we have adventure, intrigue, and a great story for the media. But we also have an amazing…View More Challenger Deep: What we can learn from a single, half core of mud
Edit – In the original article I said that the sphere of the Deep Challenger was made of titanium. In fact, it’s made of steel. …View More Cool as a sea cucumber: life (and death) at extraordinary deep sea pressures
This post is co-authored by Al Dove and Craig McClain In the 1989 James Cameron sci-fi movie The Abyss, there’s a scene when Ed Harris’…View More James Cameron’s Deep Sea Challenge: a scientific milestone or rich guy’s junket?
Folks, it’s on! Some of you may know of the “race to the bottom”, a confluence of several missions aimed at returning humans to the…View More The biggest deep sea exploration news in 50 years?
A new survey puts the depth of the Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the Mariana Trench, at 10,994 meters, nearly 75 meters…View More Deepest Trench Now With More Deep
Sir Richard Branson isn’t the only one wanting to return to the Challenger Deep. Now, submersible designers Triton Submarines aims to take humans down to…View More New Triton Manned Submersible
Last year saw the passing of a legend, Jacques Piccard. Along with Don Walsh, these two trailblazers forged an era of deep-sea exploration that no…View More Celebrating the Deepest Dive