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Ocean Trenches


The Rise of Orpheus

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WHOI’s new deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle moves one step closer to exploring the hadal zone—the deepest region of the ocean—to search for new clues about the limits of life on Earth, and possibly beyond.

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The Rise of Orpheus

Orpheus

WHOI’s new deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle moves one step closer to exploring the hadal zone—the deepest region of the ocean—to search for new clues about the limits of life on Earth, and possibly beyond.

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Ocean Trenches

What are ocean trenches? Ocean trenches are steep depressions in the deepest parts of the ocean [where old ocean crust…

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Ocean Robots: Challenger Deep

Exploring Challenger Deep requires a special tool—one like Nereus designed specifically to reach the ocean’s greatest depths and take scientists…

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