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This story reported that Fossett would have been the first person to dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. In fact, a team of two men did the dive in 1960, aboard a bathyscaphe--a "deep boat"--called the Trieste. Had Fossett made the trip, he would ha
In the last four years, there has been no shortage of extraordinary moments that captured people's attention.
Photos newly released by the CIA show how the Navy pulled off one of the deepest undersea salvage efforts ever and retrieved spy images of Soviet sub bases and missile silos.
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.
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.
It's a little ironic, but automotive traffic could be the next source of green energy. AB 306, a bill for a pilot program that will harness road vibration and convert it to energy, passed the Natural Resources Committee yesterday.
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.
A gala event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first--and only--manned dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench highlights just how much work needs to be done if mankind hopes to rescue the planet's oceans from their rapidly degrading health.
The adventurer was planning to be the first to go solo to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Now, the company that built the craft he would have used it hoping to commercialize the technology.