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Oceans

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Hundreds of floating robots could soon surveil the oceans

A deal between Boeing and Liquid Robotics, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, means fleets of seafaring robots will augment existing military aircraft and ships in monitoring the seas.

By September 23, 2014

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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A giant atlas of every living thing in the Southern Ocean

A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.

By August 28, 2014

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$8M robo-submarine implodes deep under the ocean

The Nereus unmanned deep-sea vehicle is lost at sea after attempting a dramatic dive into an ocean trench.

By May 12, 2014

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Rosetta finds comets carry more 'Star Trek' fuel than expected

Rosetta researchers think comets are less likely to be the source of Earth's water than previously thought, which also makes them a great source of fuel for fictional starship warp cores.

By December 11, 2014

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Visit beautiful Australia from the comfort of your computer

Google Street View has released gorgeous explorable locations from NSW's national parks and oceans to showcase Australia's wild beauty.

By November 19, 2014

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Why NASA looks to Europa to find the building blocks of life

NASA wants to send an expedition to Jupiter's moon, Europa, to find the ocean it believes lies under the ice -- and the building blocks for life it thinks it will find there.

By November 29, 2014

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Hypnotic NASA video makes Earth's carbon dioxide gorgeous

A new video simulation from NASA is so beautiful to watch, it's easy to forget it's tracking one of the biggest disruptors of our climate.

By November 19, 2014

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Google casts a line with conservationists to stop illegal fishing

The company is providing engineering services, mapping software and servers, and financial support to help two conservation groups detect in real time the fishing that's decimating fish populations.

By November 14, 2014

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Watch a glorious timelapse supercut of Earth from the ISS

Using high-definition NASA footage, a filmmaker has compiled a film made from timelapsed snippets of Earth as seen from the ISS.

By November 6, 2014