变形金刚进深

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来自BBC新闻

如果成功的话,Nereus将成为第一个探访太平洋11,000m(36,089ft)深海挑战者的自动驾驶汽车。之前只有另外两辆车曾有人参观过该地点。在一系列不断深入的潜水之后,这艘耗资500万美元的潜艇将在5月下旬或6月初进行尝试。

当然,有关Nereus的最酷的事情是变压器。根据任务,它可以根据任务在自动水下航行器(未浮出水面)和远程操纵车辆(系留)之间切换。

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Craig McClain is the Executive Director of the Lousiana University Marine Consortium. He has conducted deep-sea research for 20 years and published over 50 papers in the area. He has participated in and led dozens of oceanographic expeditions taken him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses 上 how energy drives the biology of marine invertebrates from individuals to ecosystems, specifically, seeking to uncover how organisms are adapted to different levels of carbon availability, i.e. food, and how this determines the kinds and number of species in different parts of the oceans. Additionally, Craig is obsessed with the size of things. Sometimes this translated into actually scientific research. Craig’s research has been featured 上 National Public Radio, Discovery Channel, Fox News, 国家地理 and ABC News. In addition to his scientific research, Craig also advocates the need for scientists to connect with the public and is the founder and chief editor of the acclaimed Deep-Sea News (http://jiaxiangsuji.com/), a popular ocean-themed blog that has won numerous awards. His writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing 上 the Web.