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operation trinidad
This expedition is and ongoing quest and currently active expedition to recover an extremely valuable cargo of rare US pre-civil war gold coins. The vessel sank in the early 1800s and this vessel was ...
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uss r-12
June 12, 1943 the USS R-12, she was offshore on a day mission. While on the surface between exercises she was running routine transition procedures, the forward battery compartment began to flood. The...
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dig for dinosaurs!
If you’re interested in dinosaurs and want to participate in a real dig, this is the trip for you! This week-long session will give you a wide range of experiences in the basic principles and techniqu...
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little snowy mountains dinosaur project 2014
This quarry has come a long way since we opened it in 2006 and has become the largest stegosaur bonebed in the world. Due to JRDI’s student intern’s research program we are learning so much about thes...
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ss gairsoppa project
The SS Gairsoppa was a 412 foot steel-hulled British cargo steamship that was enlisted in the service of the United Kingdom Ministry of War Transport and sunk by a German U-boat on February 17, 1941, ...
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ss mantola
The target shipwreck was located using the MAK-1M (deep-tow low frequency sonar system), aboard the chartered Russian RV Yuzhmorgeologiya. Visual inspection of the site was conducted with a Remotely O...
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hms victory
In April 2008, as part of its ongoing “Atlas” shipwreck survey project in the western English Channel, Odyssey Marine Exploration recorded an interesting target using side-scan sonar and a magnetomete...
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ss republic
A team of archaeologists and researchers used historical data to narrow the search area. Then the Odyssey team began an extensive search, which utilized advanced robotics and cutting edge technologies...
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"black swan"
In May 2007, Odyssey announced the discovery of the "Black Swan," a Colonial period site located in the Atlantic Ocean. Yielding nearly 600,000 silver coins weighing more than 17 tons, hundreds of gol...
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hms sussex
HMS Sussex was a large 80-gun English warship lost in a severe storm in 1694 off the coast of Gibraltar. Documentary research indicates there is a high probability the ship was carrying a cargo of coi...
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A new Titanic? US and Canada prepare for worst as luxury Arctic cruise sets sail
Coast guard officials are training for catastrophe as melting sea ice opens up Northwest Passage allowing liner to cruise with 1,700 from Alaska to New York

On 13 April, coast guard officials from the US and Canada will trai...

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Discovery of Navy Shipwreck Solves 95-Year-Old Mystery
The U.S.S. Conestoga, a Navy tugboat that disappeared in 1921, has been found in shark-infested waters about 30 miles west of San Francisco....
NYT > Science
'Space Archaeologists' Show Spike in Looting at Egypt's Ancient Sites
Scientists used satellite images to monitor pyramids, tombs and buried cities from 2002 to 2013...
Scientific American
Snowboard pioneer pledges funds to rebuild stone hut after fire
The founder of Burton Snowboards has pledged to donate more than $100,000 to rebuild a historic stone cabin on Vermont's highest mountain after his sons caused an accidental fire that gutted the building....
Boston.com -- Latest news
Discovery News: Seas Are Rising at Fastest Pace in 2,800 Years
The world’s oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say....
WHOI In The News
30 years since Challenger: Teacher-in-Space finalists gather
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of educators who competed alongside Christa McAuliffe to become the first teacher in space gathered Thursday to remember the seven astronauts who perished aboard Challenger 30 years ago. ...
Denver Post: News: Breaking
An ancestor of the rabbit connects Europe and Asia
The species Amphilagus tomidai was recently discovered - an ancestor of the rabbit which lived in present-day Siberia during the Miocene, about 14 million years ago. The discovery of this mammal, belonging to a family which was th...
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The aftermath of 1492: Study shows how Native American depopulation impacted ecology
Among the Pueblo Indians of northern New Mexico, disease didn't break out until nearly a century after their first contact with Europeans, following the establishment of mission churches in the seventeenth century, a team of resea...
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Massive Mississippi Floods May Have Wiped Out Ancient Civilization
Massive floods in the Mississippi River valley may have wiped out an ancient civilization, according to a new study. Cahokia were the largest prehistoric settlement in the Americas north of Mexico until the year 1200 AD, when the...
Too Much Carbon Dioxide May Have Caused Earth’s Worst Mass Extinction
So much for carbon dioxide being a “harmless” gas.The worst mass extinction in Earth’s history may have been caused by huge amounts of carbon dioxide that accumulated in the atmosphere and the ocean after colossal volcanic eruptio...
Rare sperm whale caught on tape
The Gulf exploration crew that made headlines in 2014 for spotting ghost sharks, dumbo octopuses, vampire squids from hell, a sunken Nazi war boat and other oddities has made its first big discovery of a new season at sea. This...
Prehistoric Bone-Devouring Worms Fed on Carcasses of Plesiosaurs
Osedax worms, also known as bone worms, zombie worms, or bone-eating worms, were first discovered on a whale carcass in 2002. There are more than 10 species that can be found in oceans across the globe at depths of up to 4 km. ...
New Study:Tasmanian Swift Parrot is on Brink of Extinction
The swift parrot is the only recognized species of the genus Lathamus. It is a slim, medium-sized parrot about 25 cm long. It weighs about 65 g and has a wingspan of between 32 and 36 cm. It is bright green with red around the ...
Archaeologists Unearth Ottoman War Camel in Austria
“The partly excavated skeleton was at first suspected to be a large horse or cattle. But one look at the cervical vertebrae, the lower jaw and the metacarpal bones immediately revealed that this was a camel,” said Dr Galik, who is...
Royal Entryway Discovered at Herod’s Palace
A monumental entryway to the Herodian Hilltop Palace at Herodium National Park has been unearthed by a team from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The entryway features a complex system of arches spanning its width on three sepa...
Ability to consume alcohol may have shaped primate evolution
Craving a stiff drink after the holiday weekend? Your desire to consume alcohol, as well as your body’s ability to break down the ethanol that makes you tipsy, dates back about 10 million years, researchers have discovered. The ne...
2014 set to be world's hottest year ever
The world is on course for the hottest year ever in 2014, the United Nations weather agency said on Wednesday, heightening the sense of urgency around climate change negotiations underway in Lima. Preliminary estimates from the Wo...
Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of
Over the past three months, archaeologist Katerina Peristeri and her team have made a series of tantalizing discoveries in the tomb, from columns sculpted masterfully in the shapes of young women to a mosaic floor depicting the ab...
National Geographic News
Richard III was blue-eyed, blond, but should he have been king?
New DNA tests reveal Britain's long-lost King Richard III was blue-eyed and likely blond-haired, but they also raise intriguing questions over whether he -- and other monarchs before and since -- should have been on the throne at ...
Mama Mia Mantis
Will global warming bring more butterflies to northern Europe? Can more species now live in the Arctic and Antarctic? We have to allow for changing habitat and even habitat preferences, if we are going to face the true character o...
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