sonar

ARA San Juan

‘Really Bad’ Wind and Waves Are Pummeling Rescuers Trying to Find That Lost Argentine Sub

What search crews need is calm weather—and any hint of the location of the sub and its 44 crew members.
David Axe
11.21.17
The 'Eh' Files

The Army Sent a Lone Specialist to the Arctic to Investigate a Mysterious Ping

“Case closed,” he says.
Jordan Pearson
2.24.17
nasa

Why Haven't We Explored the Ocean Like Outer Space?

Approximately five percent of the ocean has been discovered, which leaves 95 of the ocean unexplored.
Sarah Emerson
6.18.16
sonar

Rare Footage of a Humpback Whale ‘Bubble-Net’ Hunting

Thar she blows bubbles.
Sarah Emerson
5.5.16
sonar

FingerIO Uses Sonar to Extend Touch Controls to Nearby Surfaces

You can manipulate your smartwatches and smartphones without touching them.
Rachel Pick
3.20.16
sonar

The Navy Is Still Making Dolphins Deaf, Despite What You May Have Heard

Whales are still not safe from a deafening barrage of noise created by the US Navy. And chances are, it’s happening right off your back porch.
Melissa Cronin
9.17.15
All Fronts

Why We're Worrying About Submarine Warfare Again

Our standoff with the Soviets may be over, but a future of renewed submarine-borne threats is looking increasingly likely.
Matthew Braga
9.17.15
Hell or Salt Water

That Time the Navy Used the Grateful Dead's Amps to Listen to Soviet Subs

It's a curious, heady bit of Cold War-era intrigue. I had to get to the bottom of it.
Brian Anderson
8.11.15
sonar

This Is What Bats Jamming Each Other’s Sonar Sounds Like

When two bats swoop in for a bit of food, they engage in a sonar dogfight.
Jordan Pearson
11.6.14