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Diving to the Bottom

Diving to the Bottom

On July 29, 15:15 local time, Russian scientists from the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology managed to dive using a manned MIR submersible to a depth of 1,680 meters — the very bottom of the world’s deepest lake, Lake ...

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Unlimited Solar Energy from the Ocean?

Unlimited Solar Energy from the Ocean?

In the late 1800’s, the French physicist Jacques Arsene d’Arsonval proposed a method for generating electricity using the sea as a giant solar-energy collector. It is considered that the technology, termed “Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion” (OTEC), may enable the establishment ...

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