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Underwater vehicle aims to mimic stingrays


July 29th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Engineers are trying to emulate the effortless but powerful swimming motions of stingrays and mantarays by creating their own ray-like machine modelled on nature."They (rays) are ... Read more...

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Underwater robot to explore ice-covered ocean in Antarctica


October 14th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): An underwater robot is being deployed by researchers at the University of British Columbia to explore ice-covered ocean in Antarctica from October 17 through November 12.Scientists predict that ... Read more...

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Large, underwater hydrocarbon Gulf plume’s origin mapped


August 25th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Scientists have mapped the origins of the 1.2-mile-wide, 650-foot-high plume discovered in the Gulf."These results create a clearer picture of where the oil is in the Gulf," said ... Read more...

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Pine Island Glacier behind thinning ice in Antarctica


June 21st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21(ANI): Scientists have identified Pine Island Glacier (PIG) as a major source for thinning ice in West Antarctica, which has contributed nearly 10 per cent of global sea level rise.Researchers ... Read more...

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Underwater robot to collect information about Deepwater Horizon spill


May 30th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) in the US has sent an underwater robot to the Gulf of Mexico to gather information about the Deepwater Horizon spill.This ... Read more...

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Underwater asphalt volcanoes discovered in the Pacific Ocean


April 27th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered underwater asphalt volcanoes that were hidden in the depths of the Pacific Ocean for 40,000 years.The research, funded by the National ... Read more...

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Now, a robotic underwater vehicle powered by ocean movement


April 9th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) A robotic underwater vehicle that is powered entirely by natural, renewable, ocean thermal energy has been developed, holding out promise of almost indefinite monitoring of the ocean depths ... Read more...

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Britain’s deepest diving autonomous underwater vehicle completes trail run successfully


October 29th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): The United Kingdom's deepest diving Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), Autosub6000, has emerged successful in its recent engineering trials cruise on the RRS Discovery.Designed and constructed by engineers at ... Read more...

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Search team to hunt for Polish explorer’s plane that got lost in 1928


August 24th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): A Norwegian team is set to embark on an expedition to find the submerged wreck of a plane which carried Norway's great polar explorer Roald Amundsen in 1928. ... Read more...

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Robot vehicle surveys deep sea off Pacific Northwest


August 14th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A newly developed robotic vehicle has successfully completed its first scientific mission by surveying deep sea off the Pacific Northwest.Developed by a team of scientists and engineers ... Read more...

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NASA-funded robot to test exploration capabilities for future mission to Europa


February 9th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Researchers are preparing to test a NASA-funded robotic probe under ice in Lake Mendota on the campus of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to demonstrate whether the probe's ... Read more...

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