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A brief history of deep sea exploration

A brief history of deep sea exploration

 What Do We Really Know? Scientists know more about the surface of the moon than the depths of the oceans. Oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth, but less than five percent of their depths have been explored to date (1). Although it appears that little progress has been made, […]

 
 

Deep in transportation

Figure 3 Artist’s impressions of LAPCAT
Left: Mach 5 hydrogen fueled cruiser for 300 passengers with a MTOW of 400 tons
Right: LAPCAT A2 compared with A380 (9)

Past Visions of Transportation and Communication In this day and age, instant messaging really is instantaneous; it only takes minutes to send data from Mars to Earth (1). Communication has come a long way since the 1830s, when the first telegraph was invented in the United States; 1876, when the […]

 
 

A journey to the center of the sun

A journey to the center of the sun

The Sun provides the Earth with the heat and lighting necessary for life (1). Despite years of astronomical study, however, this yellow dwarf center of our solar system remains shrouded – both literally and figuratively (1). In fact, the naked human eye cannot even look at the surface of the […]

 
 

Debating the deep subconscious: repressed memories

Debating the deep subconscious: repressed memories

Over the past century, psychologists, neuroscientists, and clinicians alike have questioned the validity of repressed memories. This controversy has survived for decades in an often-dormant fashion but occasionally rises to the surface as the result of high-publicity court cases or experiments. This debate involves many aspects of repressed memories, such […]

 
 

The inner core: a mystery right below our noses

The inner core: a mystery right below our noses

Journey to the Center of the Earth While many fictional tales have been written about worlds beneath our familiar soils, research regarding the core of the Earth has only begun to scratch the surface. With temperatures around 6,000 K and pressures above 330 GPa, the inner core is an inhospitable […]

 
 
 
 

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