November 10, 2020 By Sabrina Imbler The New York Times
You might know what a hydrothermal vent looks like: black plumes billowing from deep-sea pillars encrusted with hobnobbing tubeworms, hairy crabs, pouting fish. But do you know what a hydrothermal vent sounds like?
June 5, 2020 By William J. Broad The New York Times
With a new laser-scanning tool, marine biologists are getting a fine-comb look at some of the gloopiest and most mysterious organisms in the ocean.
May 10, 2020 By Ben Taub The New Yorker
The submarine touched the silty bottom, and the pilot, a fifty-three-year-old Texan named Victor Vescovo, became the first living creature with blood and bones to reach the deepest point in the Tonga Trench. He was piloting the only submersible that can bring a human to that depth: his own.
April 21, 2020 By Josh Davis Natural History Museum
In a new paper, scientists from the Museum have described 12 new species of marine worm from the depths of Pacific Ocean. This is expected to be the first of many new species, as they suspect there may be hundreds more waiting to be identified.