The urgent quest to explore one of Earth's hidden frontiers
Scientists use sound waves to probe the fabric of tectonic plates
A hunt for buried scientific treasure
Robotic "bloodhound" to sniff for oil in ice-covered oceans
Tom McCollom's interests are in the organobiogeochemistry of seafloor hydrothermal systems. He manages to squeeze in a little research now and then between running around on the soccer and ultimate fields, pedaling his bicycle, climbing up (or skiing down) hills, dancing to his favorite bands, and birdwatching with his wife, Ifer.