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Robert Ballard

Hailing Rhode Island's Commitment to STEM Education

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Stephen M. Coan

We have become so accustomed to in-fighting among our elected officials that we fail to recognize some legislators are actually responding to the needs of their constituents, and supporting programs that will help their children.

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: Scenes From The 'Alien Deep'

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.14.2012 | Science

A rare deep-sea cusk eel comes to feed inches from the camera, as a scientist marvels: "I've never seen that guy." Looking on is Dr. Robert Ballar...

Exploring "The World and All That's in It"

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.08.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

I won't claim I had no interest in geography before I started reading National Geographic, that's simply not true. But I wasn't aware of all of the things that "geography" could encompass.

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...

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."