Ocean


Pluto’s Icy Ocean May Harbor Life

Pluto’s Icy Ocean May Harbor Life

Evidences suggest that an ocean laden with ammonia lies beneath the heart-shaped region on Pluto known as Sputnik Planitia...

3 days ago, 10:19pm CST

Giant Galaxies Born in Cosmic Ocean of Cold Gas

Giant Galaxies Born in Cosmic Ocean of Cold Gas

Using radio telescopes in Australia and the US, an international team of scientists has discovered that the biggest galaxies in...

4 days ago, 9:43pm CST

Deepest Water Ocean Found 1000 KM Below Earth's Surface

Deepest Water Ocean Found 1000 KM Below Earth's Surface

A large reservoir of water that lies 620 miles beneath the planetary surface may evaporate soon leading to the end of life as w...

Nov 26 2016, 8:36am CST

First Glimpse of One of Most Abundant Microbes in the Ocean Captured

First Glimpse of One of Most Abundant Microbes in the Ocean Captured

The importance of single-cellular organism was not recognized until recent surveys showed that the are commonly found organisms...

Nov 23 2016, 7:58am CST

Pluto's Frozen Surface may Hide a vast Liquid Ocean

Pluto's frozen surface may conceal a liquid ocean lying deep beneath, suggests new research based on analysis of features reve...

Nov 17 2016, 10:40pm CST

Pluto has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean

Pluto has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean

The planet Pluto has a semi-solid ocean and it lies directly beneath its crust....

Nov 17 2016, 4:21am CST

High Ocean Temperatures Lead to Tropical Fish Causing Kelp Forests Destruction

High Ocean Temperatures Lead to Tropical Fish Causing Kelp Forests Destruction

There is the occurrence of high oceanic temperatures which lead to tropical fish causing kelp deforestation....

Nov 15 2016, 4:24am CST

NASA Time-lapse Video Shows How Rapidly Arctic Ocean is Losing its Sea Ice in Three Decades

NASA Time-lapse Video Shows How Rapidly Arctic Ocean is Losing its Sea Ice

Incredible video shows the annual Arctic sea ice melt between September 1984 and September 2016...

Oct 31 2016, 2:38am CDT

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals Subsurface Ocean on Saturn's Moon Dione

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals Subsurface Ocean on Saturn's Moon Dione

Dione may be the third Saturn moon to have a subsurface ocean after Titan and Enceladus...

Oct 6 2016, 5:29am CDT

Pluto’s Heart Possibly Has a Hidden Salty Ocean

Pluto’s Heart Possibly Has a Hidden Salty Ocean

There happens to be the possible existence of a hidden salty ocean beneath the planet Pluto’s heart....

Sep 26 2016, 5:51am CDT

Elephant Seals to Measure Changing Ocean Currents

Elephant Seals to Measure Changing Ocean Currents

Scientists have used a group of elephant seals to observe changes in the circulation of the world's oceans, reveals a recent r...

Aug 24 2016, 9:51pm CDT

Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Enters Pacific Ocean

Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Enters Pacific Ocean

Kilauea lava pours into the ocean for the first time in three years and creates a spectacular display to awe onlookers....

Jul 31 2016, 2:37am CDT

Scientists Spot a Mysterious Purple Blob on Ocean Floor

Scientists Spot a Mysterious Purple Blob on Ocean Floor

Deep-sea researchers have found a strange purple creature lurking in the waters off the California coast....

Jul 28 2016, 2:23pm CDT

New Study Reveals MH370 Captain's Simulator Had Indian Ocean Route

New Study Reveals MH370 Captain's Simulator Had Indian Ocean Route

A novel study has shown where the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight debris may possibly be found on the world map....

Jul 28 2016, 7:19am CDT

Pilot Captures Stunning Thunderstorm from 37,000 Feet Above Pacific Ocean

Pilot Captures Stunning Thunderstorm from 37,000 Feet Above Pacific Ocean

The spectacular image of the storm was taken from the cockpit of an airplane in near darkness and during a bumpy ride....

Jul 12 2016, 7:32am CDT

The Ocean Cleanup First Sea Trial to be Deployed This Week

The Ocean Cleanup First Sea Trial to be Deployed This Week

A Dutch foundation bearing the name Ocean Cleanup has revealed its first North Sea prototype....

Jun 27 2016, 10:08am CDT

Pluto Could Still Have a Liquid Ocean Underneath its Surface, Says Study

Pluto Could Still Have a Liquid Ocean Underneath its Surface, Says Study

New Horizons' data suggested that Pluto might once have had liquid water underneath its icy crust but new analysis suggest...

Jun 22 2016, 12:51pm CDT

Liquid Ocean on Pluto a Distinct Possibility: Researchers

Liquid Ocean on Pluto a Distinct Possibility: Researchers

Using a thermal evolution model for Pluto updated with data from NASA's New Horizons mission, researchers hope that the dwarf...

Jun 22 2016, 5:07am CDT

Adidas To Launch Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Later This Year

Adidas To Launch Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Later This Year

Adidas will soon be launching a shoe which has a sole made up from up-cycled ocean plastic in collaboration with Parley, which...

Jun 8 2016, 1:33pm CDT

Why Global Warming Hasn't Touched Antarctic Ocean

Why Global Warming Hasn't Touched Antarctic Ocean

While the world continues to grapple under the effects of global warming, researchers have found why the waters surrounding Ant...

May 31 2016, 2:41am CDT

Why Antarctic Ocean has not Warmed? Old, Cold Water May Solve the Mystery

Why has the Antarctic Ocean not warmed? Old, Cold Water May Solve the Mystery

New research says that ocean currents are cooling Antarctica while the rest of the planet is heating up....

May 30 2016, 9:29pm CDT

Biodegradable Plastics Break Down in Ocean is Extremely Slow, Reports UN

Biodegradable Plastics Break Down in Ocean is Extremely Slow, Reports UN

Apparently biodegradable plastics do not break down as easily as they were supposed to do so in erstwhile times....

May 25 2016, 6:31am CDT

Octopus Swarms Take Over Ocean

Octopus Swarms Take Over Ocean

“Cephalopods tend to boom and bust—they’re called the weeds of the sea”...

May 23 2016, 5:13pm CDT

How Ocean Pollution Affects Us Humans

How Ocean Pollution Affects Us Humans

Polluting our oceans is going to haunt us humans....

May 23 2016, 11:22am CDT

Tiny Ocean Bacteria Plays a Big Role in Regulating Earth’s Climate

Tiny Ocean Bacteria Plays a Big Role in Regulating Earth’s Climate

Researchers have found how a hugely abundant bacteria called Pelagibacterales helps keep the atmosphere stable by producing an...

May 17 2016, 7:26am CDT

Humanoid Robotic Diver Recovers Treasures From Ocean

Humanoid Robotic Diver Recovers Treasures From Ocean

A humanoid robot has returned from the ocean with treasure found in King Louis XIV’s wrecked flagship....

Apr 29 2016, 7:31am CDT

Climate Change will Noticeably Reduce Ocean Oxygen by 2030

Climate Change will Noticeably Reduce Ocean Oxygen by 2030

New study suggests that widespread losses of ocean oxygen will become evident between 2030 and 2040. As a result, marine animal...

Apr 28 2016, 10:05am CDT

Jupiter's Moon Europa Creates enough heat to Support Ocean

Jupiter's Moon Europa Creates enough heat to Support Ocean

The solar system's largest planet Jupiter exerts a strong gravitational pull on its moon Europa, creating far more heat than ea...

Apr 15 2016, 5:07am CDT

Octopus Escapes Aquarium, Returns to Ocean

Octopus Escapes Aquarium, Returns to Ocean

Inky the Octopus wanted out, and he wanted out really, really badly.Inky was a resident at New Zealand's National Aquarium, and...

Apr 13 2016, 6:10pm CDT

SpaceX Dragon Reaches ISS

SpaceX Dragon Reaches ISS: Rocket Lands on Ocean

The Dragon Capsule belonging to SpaceX has reached the ISS....

Apr 11 2016, 8:53am CDT

New Horizons Shows A Hidden Ocean Beneath Pluto’s Icy Surface

New Horizons Shows A Hidden Ocean Beneath Pluto’s Icy Surface

The New Horizons spacecraft showed a hidden ocean beneath Pluto’s icy exterior....

Apr 11 2016, 6:46am CDT

Study reveals ocean circulation on distant Earth-like planets

Study reveals ocean circulation on distant Earth-like planets

London, April 6 (IANS) The salt levels of oceans on distant Earth-like planets could have a major effect on their climates and...

Apr 6 2016, 7:20am CDT

Ocean Acidification is Most Damaging at Night, Study Finds

Ocean Acidification is Most Damaging at Night, Study Finds

Ocean acidification is a major threat to marine life especially to those with calcium carbonate shells such as mussels or oyste...

Mar 18 2016, 10:54pm CDT

No Ocean Salmon Fishing This Year to Save Coho

Officials Closing Ocean Salmon Fishing This Year to Save Coho

An end to fishing was proposed by officials in order to save coho and chinook populations....

Mar 15 2016, 7:45am CDT

Total Solar Eclipse Darkens Pacific Ocean

Total Solar Eclipse Darkens Pacific Ocean

The total solar eclipse of 2016 also darkened the sky in parts of Indonesia as the moon blocked the sun....

Mar 9 2016, 4:18am CST

Deepest Part of the Ocean is a Still a Noisy Place: Study

Deepest Part of the Ocean is a Still a Noisy Place: Study

Research conducted from Oregon has shown that the deepest part of the ocean is a virtual pandemonium....

Mar 3 2016, 8:54am CST

Corel Reef Growth is Actually Slowing Due to Ocean Acidification, Study Finds

Coral Reef Growth is Actually Slowing Due to Ocean Acidification, Study Finds

It has been long suspected that high acid levels in oceans will ultimately slow the growth of coral reefs but new research find...

Feb 25 2016, 11:39pm CST

Pluto’s Moon Charon May Had An Ancient Ocean

Pluto’s Moon Charon May Have Had An Ancient Ocean

If the latest data is anything to go by, Pluto’s moon Charon may once have harbored an ocean....

Feb 20 2016, 8:45am CST

Data center on a vessel

Microsoft Goes Underwater To Test Data Center Submersible in Ocean Depths

Microsoft has successfully tested a prototype data center that is contained in a capsule operable from hundreds of feet in the...

Feb 1 2016, 11:22am CST

Shell

Shell and NOAA Launch $7 Million Xprize Reward for Ocean Discovery

Xprize Ocean Initiative together with Royal Dutch Shell and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have lau...

Dec 15 2015, 4:04am CST