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deep-sea submersible


Virgin Oceanic's deep-sea submersible (images)

Richard Branson's latest effort is to send a solo submersible to the deepest spot in all five of the Earth's oceans.

8 Images By April 5, 2011


Will Cameron's deep-sea voyage yield breakthrough drugs?

Moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that can extract chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the ocean.

By April 12, 2012


A personal deep-sea submersible takes flight

Hawkes Ocean Technologies shows off its $1.5 million submersible, which is capable of launching anywhere in the world and descending to 1,000 feet below sea level.

By May 13, 2009


Underwater Iron Man to search for world's oldest computer

A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.

By June 5, 2014


$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


​iPhone-connected breathalyzer takes out top Australian tech design award

A smartphone-connected breathalyzer has taken out the top consumer electronics prize at Australia's Good Design Awards, beating a portable cinema camera, a Kickstarter-funded charging cable and the Leap Motion Controller for the top prize.

By May 28, 2014


Underwater aviation, flying to the 'edge of darkness'

For CNET's Dan Terdiman, it's a dream come true: "flying" underwater in the $1.7 million DeepFlight SuperFalcon.

By May 10, 2014


Tackling an around-the-world plane flight -- without fossil fuel

Adventurers discuss the challenges they face in their bid to become first to circumnavigate the globe without fossil fuel in the Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane that can fly at night.

By December 2, 2012


James Cameron hits the world's floor -- and returns

The director pilots a submersible to the ocean's deepest point in the Mariana Trench, becoming the first person to make the nearly 7-mile dive alone. Naturally, a 3D film is in the works.

By March 26, 2012


Cameron and Branson race to bring urgent attention to oceans

The efforts of James Cameron, the first person to make a solo dive to the ocean's deepest spot, and those by Richard Branson are finally putting ocean exploration in the public eye.

By March 26, 2012