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Underwater survival story presents physics puzzle - R & D Magazine

Underwater survival story presents physics puzzle
R & D Magazine
When Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Maxim Umansky flipped through the news, a startling underwater survival story caught his attention.
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DIY Pressure Regulator for Exciting SCUBA

DIY Pressure Regulator for Exciting SCUBA | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
To get a SCUBA certification, a prospective diver will need to find a dive shop and take a class. Afterwards, some expensive rental equipment is in order. That is, unless you're [biketool] who ha
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Divers find a century-old STEAM TRAIN at the bottom of Lake Superior 

Divers find a century-old STEAM TRAIN at the bottom of Lake Superior  | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Beneath the icy blue waters of North America's biggest lake lies a very surprising wreck indeed: the slowly crumbling hulk of a 106-year-old steam train. And it was only found again in July.
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Cave diver Jill Heinerth takes her craft to new depths | Toronto Star

Cave diver Jill Heinerth takes her craft to new depths | Toronto Star | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Canada’s Jill Heinerth has gone deeper into underwater caves than any other woman on earth. Take a plunge into her murky world.
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A good overview of Jill Heinerth. She is another great explorer we need to get on the show. 
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Technical Diving with Bob Underhill - 295 - Scuba Obsessed

Technical Diving with Bob Underhill - 295 - Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-73759/TS-1105991.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOriginal Show Date: 08/25/2016 9:00 PM EST (recorded live) Kevin was able to get Bob Underhill t
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'Don't bother going overseas': Tasmanian deep sea reef revealed

'Don't bother going overseas': Tasmanian deep sea reef revealed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Deep sea divers reveal colourful coral varieties and abundant marine life in the first close-up footage taken of a recently mapped reef 70 metres below the surface off Tasmania's east coast.
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Macclesfield scuba divers make a splash with weight-loss challenge

Macclesfield scuba divers make a splash with weight-loss challenge | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Members of the East Cheshire Sub Aqua Club plan to lose more than 20 stone between them
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Deep-sea ecosystems still under threat despite UN protection

Deep-sea ecosystems still under threat despite UN protection | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Some of the world's most hidden but precious places are still not being adequately protected from fishing trawlers, despite 10 years of UN resolutions to protect them
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Amateur fossil hunter who spent 30 years amassing 2,000 specimens wins grant to build £5m Jurassic Coast museum

Amateur fossil hunter who spent 30 years amassing 2,000 specimens wins grant to build £5m Jurassic Coast museum | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A prolific fossil hunter who has spent 30 years digging up more than 2,000 Jurassic specimens is to see the results of his life-long hobby displayed in a £
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40,000 shipwrecks waiting to be found off British coast, says Historic England 

40,000 shipwrecks waiting to be found off British coast, says Historic England  | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Nearly 40,000 shipwrecks are waiting to be discovered along the British coast, Historic England has said, after awarding protection to three wrecks in Devon.
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Explorers find 2nd oldest confirmed shipwreck in Great Lakes

Explorers find 2nd oldest confirmed shipwreck in Great Lakes | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The second oldest confirmed shipwreck in the Great Lakes, an American-built, Canadian-owned sloop that sank in Lake Ontario more than 200 years ago, has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Wednesday.
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Greenland Shark is world's longest living vertebrate, living up to 400

Greenland Shark is world's longest living vertebrate, living up to 400 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers led by the University of Copenhagen discovered the Greenland shark, which hunts in the North Atlantic, has a life expectancy of at least 272 years but can live to up to 392-years-old.
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Hyperloop One plans to take supersonic tube transport underwater

Hyperloop One plans to take supersonic tube transport underwater | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Hyperloop board member Peter Diamandis has confirmed in an interview with "Business Insider" that the company is interested in producing an underwater version of its tube transportation system.
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Wreck Diving Series - Part 2 with John Chatterton - 293 - Scuba Obsessed

Wreck Diving Series - Part 2 with John Chatterton - 293 - Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-73759/TS-1100764.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOriginal Show Date: 8/4/2016 9:00 PM EST (recorded live) This week Jim, Kevin, and Darrin have th
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This was a fun interview. We hope to have John on again in the future. 
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What the USS Independence looks like now

What the USS Independence looks like now | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The ship was part of the carrier group that took part in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, was assigned to strike duties against targets in the Philippines and Japan,and a target for atomic bomb tests.
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Scientists find 'vast' new reef behind Great Barrier Reef

Scientists find 'vast' new reef behind Great Barrier Reef | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Researchers analysing laser data from the Royal Australian Navy have discovered a vast reef behind the familiar Great Barrier Reef, measuring over 6000 square kilometres.
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British steamship found beneath Russian Arctic after 139 years

British steamship found beneath Russian Arctic after 139 years | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A British steamship has been discovered beneath the Arctic, where it sank in 1877 while trying to traverse the Northeast Passage.
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Scuba Diving For Diamonds: A Luxury Safari in South Africa With A Sparkling Twist

Scuba Diving For Diamonds: A Luxury Safari in South Africa With A Sparkling Twist | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Cape Town’s Ellerman House hotel launches the world's first ever diamond safari in partnership with Benguela Diamonds. Does luxury travel get more opulent than this?
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Watch this stunning close-up of a sixgill shark | Fox News

Watch this stunning close-up of a sixgill shark | Fox News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This stunning video gives shark aficionados everywhere a rare close up view of a sixgill shark.
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40,000 shipwrecks could be waiting to be found off the British coast

40,000 shipwrecks could be waiting to be found off the British coast | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The claim was made by Historic England after it awarded protected status to three medieval shipwrecks that emerge at low tides on the Devon coast.
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Floating resorts on Dubai waters: What you need to know

Floating resorts on Dubai waters: What you need to know | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Two companies have launched floating homes in The World islands
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Treasures of the Sea: Ashmolean to show ancient archaeology rescued from the deep | Culture24

Treasures of the Sea: Ashmolean to show ancient archaeology rescued from the deep | Culture24 | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Spectacular finds from the sea off Sicily, revealing the Ancient civilizations that met and fought at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, will feature in a major Ashmolean exhibition in summer 2016.
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Ancient pigments reveal evolutionary history of eyes | Susannah Lydon

Ancient pigments reveal evolutionary history of eyes | Susannah Lydon | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Fossil evidence from the eyes of 300 million year old hagfish and lampreys shows that our common ancestor already had complex, image-forming eyes
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You Could Roll on Land or the Seafloor in This Fanciful Concept Car

You Could Roll on Land or the Seafloor in This Fanciful Concept Car | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The Libelule is spherical vehicle with two large wheels that allow it to travel almost anywhere.
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Rare 'whale fall' spotted by deep-sea scientists | Fox News

Rare 'whale fall' spotted by deep-sea scientists | Fox News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A rare sight was recently captured by scientists aboard a deep-sea exploration vessel: the skeleton of a fallen whale.
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