Palaeontologists Solve Mystery Of 500 Million-Year-Old Squid-Like Carnivore
Toronto, Ontario - May 26, 2010 22:00 EST
A study by researchers at the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum sheds new light on a previously unclassifiable 500 million-year-old squid-like carnivore known as Nectocaris pteryx.
"We think that this extremely rare creature is an early ancestor of...
Godfather Of Oceanography Wins Prestigious Award; 'He Truly Is A Pioneer'
Arlington, Virginia - May 21, 2010 18:44 EST
Hailed as one of the world's greatest oceanographers and pioneers of marine science, Dr. Walter Munk, a long-time contributor to the Office of Naval Research (ONR), received the prestigious 2010 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences from the Royal Swedish Academy of...
NASA Announces Next Undersea Exploration Mission Dates And Crew
Washington, D.C. - May 4, 2010 22:35 EST
NASA will send two astronauts, a veteran undersea engineer and an experienced scientist into the ocean depths off Florida's east coast this month to test exploration concepts and learn more about working in an unforgiving, treacherous environment. The 14th expedition...