Volcanic Activity on Europa

Jupiter’s Icy moon Europa may have enough internal heat to trigger volcanic activity on the floor of its global ocean, according to the results of a new study. Europa is considered to be one of the most promising locations in our solar system for extraterrestrial life. Europa’s outer surface comprises a miles-thick ice shell rivenContinue reading “Volcanic Activity on Europa”

8th-Graders Raise $21K for Great Lakes

Three eighth-grade students from Cherryland Middle School in Elk Rapids, Michigan, completed a 46.24-mile standup paddleboard trip from just below the Soo Locks to Drummond Island on the St. Mary’s River. The trio battled 15 mph headwinds, 2-3-ft. chop, rain, sleet and hail, not to mention the wake from 1,000-ft. freighters, and succeeded in raisingContinue reading “8th-Graders Raise $21K for Great Lakes”

Three Dives in Mariana Trench in Five Days

Real estate and technology entrepreneur Larry Connor has successfullycompleted three dives in just five days to the deepest ocean depths in the Mariana Trench, less than 10 months before he’s scheduled to pilot the first private mission to the International Space Station. He is on pace to make history as the first person to accomplishContinue reading “Three Dives in Mariana Trench in Five Days”

8th Graders to Standup Paddleboard for Great Lakes

On May 1, 2021, three eighth-grade students from Cherryland Middle School in Elk Rapids, Michigan plan to standup paddleboard the treacherous St. Mary’s River. Owen Werner, Max Ward and Jamie Peters will begin at the Soo Locks and end their 50-mile journey on Drummond Island. The trio plans on paddling with Kwin Morris, their science teacherContinue reading “8th Graders to Standup Paddleboard for Great Lakes”

Nominations Open for Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration

The second annual Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration is open for entries. The award is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding, sustained, international contribution to the development, application, or propagation of marine/underwater technology toward the advancement of ocean exploration. The award is named in honor of retired Captain Don Walsh,Continue reading “Nominations Open for Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration”