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Alien Deep With Bob Ballard Factsheet: Fires of Creation loading...
Alien Deep With Bob Ballard Factsheet: Fires of Creation
Loihi is a submerged volcano 975 metres beneath the sea. Its hardening magma is creating what will one day be a new island in the Hawaiian isle.
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Alien Deep With Bob Ballard Factsheet: Inner Space vs. Outer Space
Is humankind’s future a colony on Mars (outer space) or a colony on the ocean (inner space)?
Alien Deep With Bob Ballard Factsheet: It's Alive loading...
Alien Deep With Bob Ballard Factsheet: It's Alive
Dr. Ballard believes that all life possibly began deep in the ocean, where “chimneys” in water are superheated by magma, and diverse chemicals mix together.
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Dr Robert Ballard is the greatest underwater explorer of his generation. But he reckons the tough job of shining a light into the abyss has only just begun. The oceans cover 71 percent of the planet – a mere 5 percent of which has been explored. In that 5 percent, Ballard has found the Titanic, the Bismarck, the carrier Yorktown and entirely new forms of life. Just think of what’s waiting for us in the remaining 95 percent!

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