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June 09, 2015

The Saildrone with NOAA ship Oscar Dyson in the background.  Photo credit: ... more

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March 11, 2016

The first audio recordings taken at the deepest point of of the world's oceans reveal that the noises humans make on the surface can... more

March 03, 2016

The deepest spot on Earth is a surprisingly noisy place, scientists from Oregon discovered when they lowered a hydrophone almost seven... more