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Let Titanic and Its Victims Rest in Peace

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 07.17.2013 | Science
Stephen M. Coan

The Titanic remains the most haunting maritime disaster in history. But its fate, and those of the 1,500 lost souls on board, should be a call to action for all of us. Maritime history should be preserved and protected, not plundered.

WATCH: Man Who Discovered The Titanic Talks Saving It

Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel

Dr. Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who discovered Titanic's wreckage in 1985, is on a crusade to save the ship from illegal treasure hunting. T...

Why I Chose Boston University

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 10.24.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

When the letters finally started coming in, and I saw that I'd been accepted to Boston University, I jumped up and down in excitement. I couldn't wait.

Global Warming: It's Too Late

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

In an exclusive Fresh Dialogues interview, Robert Ballard, ocean explorer of Titanic fame says, "If you want to know the truth: it's too late. All the ice is going to melt. There's a lag and it's already in the system."

Colbert Report: Dr. Robert Ballard on Why Ocean Exploration Is a Good Investment

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

With the stimulus deal being reached this week, it's interesting to look at where we place our financial priorities when it comes to taxpayer dollars being spent on exploration of our natural world.