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Boaty McBoatface Has Returned From Its Inaugural Mission With a Trove of Data

The world’s most famous yellow submarine has returned home after a successful mission to Antarctica’s Weddell Sea. Expedition organisers say Boaty McBoatface captured “unprecedented” data during its maiden voyage, analysing deep sea currents at depths exceeding 13,000 feet. Read More >>

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Boaty McBoatface Gets Set For Its First Antarctic Expedition

Later this week, an Antarctic expedition will set off to map the undersea currents that play a critical role in regulating our planet’s climate. To assist them, the scientists will use an autonomous submarine that was famously named Boaty McBoatface by the collective genius of the internet. Read More >>

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Boaty McBoatface Is Going On Its First Trip

The submersible named by people who think "that's what she said" is the height of intelligent comedy, Boaty McBoatface, is embarking on its maiden voyage this week. Read More >>

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You Don’t Have to Panic if This Submersible Drone Crashes in a Lake

YouTube is filled with videos of drone pilots desperately trying to get their quadcopters back to dry land before the battery dies and it plummets into a lake. One solution is to just not fly your expensive toy over water; the other is to design and build a drone that works just as well when submerged. Read More >>

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James Cameron Captured His Marianas Dive With Custom-Built, Thumb-Length HD Cameras

Challenger Deep wasn't the only piece of custom hardware he took to the bottom of the Marianas Trench. Those stunning images he took were captured with dual HD cameras, no bigger than your thumb, in their own titanium Mini-Me sphere. Read More >>

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This Chinese Deep Sea Sub Will Plunder the Ocean Floor for Mineral Riches

While it may not be able to reach the same seven-mile mark as James Cameron's deep-sea vessel, the Jiaolong manned submersible could provide far greater returns. Read More >>