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Physics Explains How Olympic Divers Are So Damn Graceful

It may seem physically impossible, but really it's just physics.
Madison Margolin
8.9.16
kickstarter

Underwater Hobby Drones Are About to Become a Thing

The Trident wants to be the Phantom DJI of the sea.
Jordan Pearson
9.17.15
News

This Is the Best 3D Model of a Shipwreck We Have to Date

It looks cool, but “it’s all about the science.”
Jordan Pearson
9.9.15
Hell or Salt Water

​California Gold: The Uni Dynasty of Mendocino County

Uni, or sea urchin gonads, are the very essence of the ocean, but not an easy sell in the US. That’s changing.
Maria Finn
8.21.15
Hell or Salt Water

Underwater Agriculture: The Scuba Divers Growing Crops in Bubbles Under the Sea

A scuba diving company in Italy wants to create a garden under the sea.
Emiko Jozuka
8.11.15
uk

The World’s Deepest Pool Could Be a Training Ground for Space Tourists

A UK company wants to build a 50m-deep pool for astronauts and divers to train in.
Victoria Turk
7.23.15
tech

A Worldwide Helium Shortage Forced the Navy to Make a Better Diving Suit

Just as with climate change, the military is acting pragmatically.
Ben Richmond
3.23.15
Motherboard Blog

The Navy Is Bringing Solar Power Underwater

The vast majority of technological progress effects our above-ground environs. Which makes sense, because that's where we live. And the great bulk of tech innovation these days is a mad dash to improve our relationship with the environment we routinely...
Brian Merchant
6.18.12
Motherboard Blog

An Interview with Richard Garriott: Life’s a Game and Then You Die on Mars

Richard Garriott launched his career by creating giant, wild virtual role-playing games, and his whole life has looked like one ever since. In 2008, he followed in the footsteps of his father, the astronaut Owen Garriott, by joining the Russian Space...
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.26.12