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00 am Avi Klapfer A rare Cocos batfish walks along the sea floor with its limb-like fins. The author saw at least seven of these fish at a depth of about 110 feet near Cocos Island, off the Costa Rican coast...To understand why, it may be useful to
Navy has ordered a $4.6 million investigation to analyze the effect of such an underwater blast on ships and submersibles within range. Research over the years has concentrated on the dramatic and destructive impact of the water on vessels in the
The New York Times The Titanic sank about 380 miles off Newfoundland. The trip is not for the claustrophobic, nor the 99 percent: a two-week cruise that includes one dive, lasting eight to 10 hours, costs $60,000. But for fans of the Titanic , no
a plane or pursuit boat spots a sub-like vessel riding just above the waterline. Crew members scurry from hatches and throw themselves into the ocean, but not before ripping open valves to scuttle their sophisticated craft and send their illegal
After all, the product isn't designed to sell fast. "It is a class product," he says, emphasising that it is not just the money, but it is also the "bent of mind" that matters. "We are here for the long haul." Hasselman was talking about some "luxury
The Antipodes has been in Monterey for all of October, diving with scientists, teachers, students, and donors to see the wonders of the bay up close. Crew members also visited various public schools two weeks ago and invited a classes to come down to
General Dynamics Electric Boat has received a U.S. Navy contract modification for nuclear submarine support work. The modification, which provides for planning yard work, engineering and technical support, is valued at $429 million, it said.
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Featured in the Dan Brown novel "Deception Point" as a "genius sub designer." Piloted one of his own crafts for a cameo as a henchman in the James Bond film "For Your Eyes Only."
A Bay Area man is close to launching a specially-designed submersible that will dive seven miles under the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Scientist Graham Hawkes of San Anselmo said he's been working on a mini-sub that can withstand pressure at