New Triton Manned Submersible

 

Sir Richard Branson isn’t the only one wanting to return to the Challenger Deep. Now, submersible designers Triton Submarines aims to take humans down to Challenger Deep again using their newly designed submersible Triton 36,000.The most interesting part is the that crew sphere is made of borosilicate glass that actually gets stronger under increased compression under pressure. I too get stronger under pressures. Well that is what I tell myself so I can actually get out of bed in the morning.

 

via New Triton Manned Submersible Sets Sights on the Deepest Point in the Ocean, 36,000 Feet Down | Popular Science.

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Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.





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4 comments on “New Triton Manned Submersible
  1. You can have one of your very own for only $12-15 million!!! I have a good friend helping to build them.

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