Where Time Stands Still

Source: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Project

Source: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Project

The research scientists aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship Okeanos Explorer have, with an undersea robot, revealed a ship’s chronometer at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. The timepiece is believed to be a relic from a shipwreck about 200 years ago.

You can read more about the discovery here

University of Texas Institute for Geophysics researcher Jamie Austin is among the scientists aboard the Okeanos Explorer.

The ship’s live underwater exploration video feed is also available for pubic viewing (except on April 25) at oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/media/exstream/exstream_04.html

 

 

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