Today’s Solutions: May 22, 2024

New smartphone game FathomVers

New smartphone game FathomVerse reveals the ocean's hidden depths

Prepare to dive into the depths of the ocean with FathomVerse, a groundbreaking smartphone game that blurs the barriers between gaming and scientific inquiry. FathomVerse, which was released on May 1st and is accessible on the App Store and Google Play, provides users with a unique opportunity to Read More...

Scientists finally complete ma

Scientists finally complete map of gigantic deep sea coral reef off the US Atlantic coast 

For the first time in scientific history, experts have cracked the code of the world's largest deep-sea coral reef, a massive 6.4 million-acre ecosystem hundreds of miles off the Atlantic coast of the United States. This incredible discovery, which surpasses the size of Vermont, has now been Read More...

Scientists develop battery-les

Scientists develop battery-less underwater GPS system powered by sound

While we often use GPS systems to navigate unknown areas on land, GPS is not an option for underwater vehicles such as submarines. That’s because water impedes and scatters the radio waves GPS depends on, which is why submarines rely on sonar rather than radar to probe their surroundings. Read More...

The Mayflower: Robotic vessel

The Mayflower: Robotic vessel will cross Atlantic to gather ocean data

Robotic ships are the latest trend in ocean exploration. In August, we wrote about an automated 12-meter boat that successfully completed a 22-day-long mission to map an area of the seafloor in the Atlantic—without a crew. Today, we bring you news about another robotic vessel that is getting Read More...

New lidar technology offers a

New lidar technology offers a glimpse into the unexplored depths of our oceans

The oceans make up more than half of our world, yet vast areas of them remain completely unexplored. The sheer depth of many parts of the ocean has kept their composition and species a secret from scientists, but a new method of ocean exploration may soon open these areas up to human Read More...

Check out these incredible pla

Check out these incredible plans to build an underwater “space station”

Aquanaut Fabien Cousteau — grandson of famed ocean explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau — has announced stunning plans to build the equivalent of the International Space Station (ISS)—but on the ocean floor deep below the surface. He calls the facility “Proteus” and claims it can be a place Read More...