These 208 minerals were all caused by human activities
Now Robert Ballard hopes to find evidence of humans who migrated into North America.
Home of the Antikythera Mechanism
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
Happy Early World Ocean Day!
A new picture of Rosetta's comet is an added bonus
Behold the majesty of lasers
Students help recast and preserve the history found in shipwrecks.
Free dive to 55 feet? No sweat. It's the return trip that could kill you.
Where no human has gone before
Intrepid robot explorer
Three retirees have identified a rare trading vessel
Robert Ballard's latest initiative puts a remote-control ROV at your fingertips -- and America's little-seen underwater national parks in full view.
Updated carbon dating techniques helped, too.
Bottles found under the sea sampled
Sunken bubbly inspires new experiments in underwater aging
A new study identified wines made in two different vineyards, two kilometers apart, by their chemistry alone.
NOAA releases sonar images of the sunken SS City of Rio de Janeiro
A captain and a sailor died after the Bounty, a wooden ship built for a Marlon Brando film in the 1960s, sank off the coast of North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy. Journalist and Popular Science contributor Matthew Shaer reconstructs the ship's final voyage.
Look at his little fins!
Om nom nom
And just how much fuel is that?