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Robots REMUS & REMORA Find Air France 447

Two robots from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute called REMUS & REMORA have found the downed airplane from Air France and recovered the flight recorder or black box. Two years ago Air France flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean … Continue reading

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Sentry Robosub Heads To Gulf

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is sending a robotic submarine called Sentry to the Gulf of Mexico to help examine the oil plume rising from the BP oil disaster. According to oceanographer John Delaney, Sentry looks like “a flying bar … Continue reading

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World’s Deepest Abyss Reached By Robotic Sub

The autonomous sub or AUV called Nereus has reached the world’s deepest abyss. On May 31 Nereus,  with help from a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, reached the Challenger Deep abyss in the Mariana Trench.  The trench is … Continue reading

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