New Approaches To Autonomous Exploration At The Costa Rican Shelf Break

When NASA conducts planetary expeditions, they operate the vehicles through remote control - a person on Earth sends commands to the vehicle in space. However, even when using communications operating at the speed of light, there is a long gap in time between the transmission of the comand and the robot's reception of it. This … Continued

The Mysteries of Ontong Java

The Ontong Java Plateau is a massive submerged seafloor platform north of the Solomon Islands. During this expedition researchers produced high-resolution seafloor maps that will provide clues to explain its mysterious formation, as well as improve tsunami predictions for people living on Ontong Java’s atolls.