Exploring the Deep Sea

Earth’s lost frontier, the deepest part of the oceans where the pressure is like three SUVs sitting on your little toe, is about to be explored first-hand. In the next several days, James Cameron, the director of “Titanic,” “Avatar” and “The Abyss,” will dive nearly 7 miles deep, to the Mariana Trench in the South Pacific, in a one-man sub he helped design.

The DEEPSEA CHALLENGER makes its first test dive in February. (National Geographic, NOAA)

A deep-chimaera, a boneless fish that is a distant evolutionary relative to modern day sharks, taken by an unmanned submersible in 2010; these are the type of fish that are seen at great depths in the world’s oceans and might be the type Cameron could see on his journey. (National Geographic, NOAA)

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

In the Memory of Steve: Photo Tribute
Ford Applied Noise-Cancelling Technology To A Doghouse, And It’s Awesome!
Largest Apple Store Opens in Shanghai
Robi, the Humanoid Robot
45°C - Modern Slaves of Dubai
The City that Builts into the Rock
A Couple Of Nerds Got 36 iMac Boxes And Made An iWheel
Russian Photographer Brings Fairytales To Life In Stunning, Breathtaking Images
Flying Over the Frozen Waters
Paul Allen Funds World's Largest Space Plane: Other Indulgences Of the Big Spender
This Unbelievable 1959 Curtiss-Wright Model 2500 Air-Car
Russian Female Hockey Players Took Off Their Clothes For The New Year's 2020 Calendar
Mass Whale Slaughter in Faroe Islands Turns Sea Blood Red
Best Of Flickr 2017 – The 25 Most Beautiful Photos From Flickr In 2017
Gorgeous Pics Of The Ordinary Swedish Residents And Karelian Orthodox Monks Photographed By Einar Erici In 1930s
Travels: Winners & Merit Awards Of AAP Magazine’s Photo Contest
The Art of Self-Expression on a Steel Pot: Vintage Photos Showing Graffiti on Soldiers’ Helmets During the Vietnam War
The MacBook Selfie Stick Is The Art Project Apple Lovers Deserve
This Is Truly Heavenly Weather As Pictures Taken From An Airplane Cockpit Reveal What Pilots See From Above
Coolest Designed Products Of 2016
Futuristic Deserts In Andalucia By Al Mefer
The Story In Pictures Of The Giant Hughes H-4 Hercules Made Entirely Of Wood In 1945-1947
Fight Like A Gentleman: The Art Of Self Defense, ca. 1940s
Instagram Model Crafts Incredibly Detailed Photo Shoot Sets That She Later Uses To Take Self-Portraits
Photographer Mark Rubenstein
These Photos Were Taken At Burning Man Festivals On Three Different Continents Show How Different They Are
The 6th International Fonambules Body Paint Festival in Mexico City
Stunning Photos Of The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Associated Press Photographer Robert Bukaty
Brutal 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Lungo Touring Berlinetta
"Skeleton Flowers" Turn Beautifully Transparent in the Rain