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James Cameron reaches the bottom of the ocean.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by jame, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    8 tons pressing down on every square inch of the sub.
     

  3. PBCounty

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    Geko45 Smartass Pilot CLM

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    That is to cool. Glad to see that the spirit of adventure and exploration isn't completely gone from this world.
     
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  5. Scott3670

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    Snaps Hail 2 The King

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    I just read the story the other day where his sub made the unmanned test... Good for him, surprised main stream science didn't beat him to it.
     
  7. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I want to see the video of what to be found down there.
     
  8. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

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    I'm not sure there will be one, there's only been two men before him, and from what i can remember the subs stirred up too much of the ground into the water to see anything really.
     
  9. Scott3670

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    Yeah, but if he's there for six hours then maybe the dust will settle and we'll get to see some really cool video.
     
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    Snaps Hail 2 The King

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    possibly, but if the ship (is that the right word) is still moving around there might not be. I hope there is, though I don't think you'll see much of anything in the videos clear or not. Something like that would likely scare away anything you wanted to catch on video
     
  11. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

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    There's a good bit of footage of Challenger Deep (the spot in the Mariana Trench).

    Lots of thermal vents and many new species found.

    Many new species at different vent sites, that aren't the same as the species at vents located close by.

    I follow a lot of this stuff, as it's very interesting!
     
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    There is a two part David Attenborough series on Netflix about the oceans - one is called The Deep or something like that. While they didn't go quite this far down, there is some unbelievable footage of deep sea creatures.

    But yeah, it'll be great to see something from this trip.

    In this case, I would say that "modern science" is James Cameron. In that he privately funded a lot of scientific and scientific production companies to go on this mission. Same thing for Branson and space exploration. These gents (and other businessmen-turned-enthusiasts) have done more to advance the sciences than they'll likely get credit for doing.
     
  14. engineer151515

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    He's not the first.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathyscaphe_Trieste


    Except they had a two man crew.

    And they had the guts to stay down even after one of the observation ports outer plexiglass cracked with a bang.



    Didn't they discover a bunch of lawyers down there?




    - - - - Just kidding.
     
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNLtPLFECNw&feature=related"]The Abyss scene - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    ChuteTheMall Witless Protection Program

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    :drowning:
     
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    Did he go down there just to discover Obama's approval rating?
     
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    I would love to do that, amazing journey that would be.
     
  20. HiddenEyes

    HiddenEyes It can be done

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    Great to see research like this. :rock:



    Mr. HE:cool: