Underwater Technology

The new life of the research submarine Alvin

As incredible as it may seem, we have more information about the surface of other planets than we do about what lies in the depths of the oceans. Sending a man into space is undoubtedly complex, but exploring the abyss is no less, and, in many respects, the environment to

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Underwater Technology

Exosuit: A “Personal Submersible” for Scientists

One physiological limitation that has always plagued divers is the one related to decompression obligations: the longer you are diving and the deeper you descend, the more inert gas will be absorbed, requiring longer and longer compression stops. To overcome this problem, commercial diving has developed the so-called “saturation” diving

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