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Aboard the R/V Atlantis: Log of a search for unknown life

April 30, 2007

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Laura Preston, a ninth-grade earth sciences teacher at Salem High School in New Hampshire, has spent the last four weeks aboard a research vessel in the Pacific Ocean studying undersea volcanoes. During the voyage, which ended Friday, researchers aboard the R/V Atlantis, operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, discovered a new "black smoker" about 8,500 feet underwater. They named ... (Full article: 1205 words)

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