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It’s been 110 years since the Titanic disaster

April 14, 2022

Learn about the history behind the ill-fated vessel and WHOI’s efforts to explore the wreck

Find your weird with our Keep It Weird quiz!

July 16, 2021

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Visits Woods Hole

June 4, 2021

(From left to right): WHOI Deputy Director and Vice President for Science and Engineering Rick Murray, Mass. Congressman William Keating, Mass. Senator Edward Markey, WHOI’s Carl Hartsfield, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and WHOI President and Director Peter de Menocal. (Photo by Jayne Doucette, © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) A delegation of U.S., state, and…

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Falmouth Planning Board votes to rename street in WHOI Village Campus

March 11, 2021

Oceanographer cartologist Marie Tharp to be recognized during Women’s History Month Woods Hole, MA. (March 11, 2021) – The Falmouth Planning Board has approved the name change of a street that winds through the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Village Campus. Marie Tharp Lane will be the new name of the street previously known as…

Convergence Accelerator could help to meet “An Ocean of Need”

November 18, 2020

Innovative National Science Foundation program aims to address major ocean-related societal issues

WHOI Wishes NOAA a Happy 50th Anniversary

October 4, 2020

Work by NOAA, WHOI and many other partners have helped monitor and protect countless marine species, including humpback whales (shown here lunge-feeding) and critically endangered right whales in waters near some of the nation’s busiest harbors to support ecosystem health, tourism, and industry. Photo by John Durban (NOAA), Holly Fearnbach (SR3) and Lance Barrett-Lennard (Coastal…

We have a new privacy policy

October 2, 2020

Whether you’re making a donation, attending one of our events, or subscribing to our award-winning magazine, here’s what to know about your information at WHOI

What does science say about your kind personality?

July 24, 2020

Take the WHOI Kind Quiz to learn about your Kind personality. Are you like Mr. Rogers or Florence Nightingale? With every Kind Quiz taken, WHOI receives a gift.

WHOI Scientists Make Woods Hole Film Festival Appearance

July 17, 2020

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists appear in two shorts and a feature film at this year’s Woods Hole Film Festival (WHFF). In addition, scientists will also participate in Q&A sessions connected to three of the festival’s feature-length, ocean-themed entries. The short films, “Divergent Warmth” and “Beyond the Gulf Stream” are part of a program…

Alvin Disassembly

Overhaul to take Alvin to greater extremes

July 7, 2020

The Human Occupied Vehicle (HOV) Alvin returned to Woods Hole, Mass. this spring for the final phase of an overhaul that will allow the submarine to dive to 6,500 meters.