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“Passive bristling” reduces drag, much like the dimples on a golf ball.
Mako sharks can swim as fast as 70 to 80mph, earning them the moniker “cheetahs of the ocean.” Now scientists at the University of Alabama have determined one major factor in how mako sharks are able to move so fast: the unique structure of their skin, especially around the flank and fin regions of their bodies. The team described their work at the American Physical Society’s 2019 March meeting this week in Boston. Read more
April 12, 2019 | SDRadmin
When Jonah was swallowed by a whale it was three days and three nights before he was finally spat back out, alive, on a beach.
Fortunately for Rainer Schimpf, 51, who similarly found himself trapped in the jaws of a huge whale, his ordeal was of rather less biblical proportions. Read more
April 11, 2019 | SDRadmin
GO PRO, GO TEC
Cozumel Marine World professional GO PRO division offers a diversity of training and specialty courses for becoming a professional scuba diver and TEC diver. Read more
April 3, 2019 | SDRadmin
THE ‘OLD GENTLEMAN’ OF RAAHE – the oldest surviving diving suit in the world.
The best-known item in Raahe Museum is “the Old Gentleman“, a diving suit from the early 18th century. This rarity was donated to the museum by Captain Leufstadius in 1860s. Read more
March 28, 2019 | SDRadmin
At the bottom of the world, in some of the roughest seas, live mysterious killer whalesthat look very different from other orcas.
Now, for the first time, scientists have located and studied these animals in the wild. The orcas are “highly likely” to be a new species, says Robert Pitman, a researcher with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read more
March 20, 2019 | SDRadmin