Alvin Album: Deep-Sea Vehicle Prepares for New Adventures

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Exploring the Deep

Credit: Tom Lanagan © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (One-Time Use Only)
Alvin, which can ferry three people into the deep sea, has made 4,664 dives in its 50-year century career. It has allowed humans to see, firsthand, the…Read More »

wreckage of the doomed Titanic, enabled researchers to explore the alien landscape of the deep seafloor and discover its strange inhabitants. Here’s a look at where Alvin’s been, and a project to upgrade it for future missions. Above, a swimmer, Jim McGill, dives from Alvin at sunset.   Less «
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