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In 1997, a massive wave hit the container ship Tokio Express 20 miles off the coast of Cornwall, sending 62 shipping containers overboard. One of them held nearly five million pieces of LEGO. Soon the
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According to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, if you utilized just 1/1000th of the energy potential available in the Gulf Stream in the Atlantic, you could supply Florida with 35% of its
Drones have become infamous for their use as weapons, but a far more altruistic purpose awaits these unmanned robots. Scientists from the Surfzone Coastal Oil Pathways Experiment are set to deploy 200
Marine energy technology company Minesto just unveiled a working version of their innovative marine power plant, which can produce energy from the movement of ocean currents. The device, called “Deep
Offshore wind farms and tidal energy facilities harness the power of the wind and the ocean - but why should we have separate turbines for each task? Offshore technology company Mitsui is developing a
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Scientists studying climate change in the Antarctic recruited some unlikely allies for their research. The Antarctic Climate & Ecosystem CRC in Tasmania recently equipped
On June 9th NASA will be launching their Aquarius/SAC-D observatory, a satellite dedicated to studying changes in the Earth's climate. The main instrument on the satellite, the Aquarius, will be measuring
The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite has returned detailed images of the world's varying gravitational signals that reveal a multi-colored 'Potato Earth'.
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