Monthly Archives: April 2012

Oceans Deep

Cool new XKCD today showing the depths of the ocean to scale. Click the picture below to see the original. And for two more views, check out this old post. As context for the last post, Beebe and Barton’s deepest … Continue reading

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Beebe, Barton, Cameron

Writing the last post, I got thinking about the parallels between James Cameron’s recent dive and the first-ever human descents into the deep ocean, which were done in the early 1930’s by two men named William Beebe and Otis Barton[1]. … Continue reading

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