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The Universe Below: Discovering the Secrets of the Deep Sea

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Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad takes us on an adventure to the planet's last and most exotic frontier — the depths of the sea. andlt;Iandgt;The Universe Belowandlt;/Iandgt; examines how we are illuminating its dark recesses as a wave of advanced technology quietly opens the Earth's largest and most mysterious environment. andlt;BRandgt;Broad takes us on breathtaking dives and expeditions — to the Azores, to the andlt;Iandgt;Titanicandlt;/Iandgt;, to hot springs teeming with bizarre life, to icy fissures aswarm with gulper eels, vampire squids, and gelatinous beasts longer than a city bus. We meet legendary explorers and researchers and go with them as they probe the ancient mysteries of a universe that encompasses the vast majority of the Earth's habitable space and holds millions of humanity's lost artworks and treasures. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;The Universe Belowandlt;/Iandgt; is an unforgettable trip to our last great unexplored frontier.

Synopsis:

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad takes readers on an adventure to the deep sea in the company of the scientists and explorers who are investigating the secrets of Earth's last frontier. Illustrations throughout.

Synopsis:

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad takes readers on an adventure to the deep sea in the company of the scientists and explorers who are investigating the secrets of Earth's last frontier. Illustrations throughout.

Synopsis:

Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad takes us on an adventure to the planet's last and most exotic frontier — the depths of the sea. The Universe Below examines how we are illuminating its dark recesses as a wave of advanced technology quietly opens the Earth's largest and most mysterious environment.

Broad takes us on breathtaking dives and expeditions — to the Azores, to the Titanic, to hot springs teeming with bizarre life, to icy fissures aswarm with gulper eels, vampire squids, and gelatinous beasts longer than a city bus. We meet legendary explorers and researchers and go with them as they probe the ancient mysteries of a universe that encompasses the vast majority of the Earth's habitable space and holds millions of humanity's lost artworks and treasures.

The Universe Below is an unforgettable trip to our last great unexplored frontier.

About the Author

William J. Broad writes about science for The New York Times and has twice won Pulitzer Prizes with his colleagues there. He is the author of a number of hooks on science topics, including Teller's War and Star Warriors. He lives in Larchmont, New York, with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Prologue

ONE Lair

TWO Battle Zone

THREE Garden of Eden

FOUR Lost Worlds

FIVE Canyon

SIX Fields of Gold

SEVEN Tides

Epilogue

Chronology of Deep Exploration

Measure Equivalents

Glossary

Notes

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684838526
Author:
Schidlovsky, Dimitry
Author:
Schidlovsky, Dimitry
Author:
Broad, William J.
Author:
Broad, William
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Oceanography
Subject:
Deep-sea biology.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Oceanography
Subject:
Oceanography-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
199
Publication Date:
June 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illus. t/o
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 22.4 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad takes readers on an adventure to the deep sea in the company of the scientists and explorers who are investigating the secrets of Earth's last frontier. Illustrations throughout.
"Synopsis" by , Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad takes readers on an adventure to the deep sea in the company of the scientists and explorers who are investigating the secrets of Earth's last frontier. Illustrations throughout.
"Synopsis" by , Pulitzer Prize winner William J. Broad takes us on an adventure to the planet's last and most exotic frontier — the depths of the sea. The Universe Below examines how we are illuminating its dark recesses as a wave of advanced technology quietly opens the Earth's largest and most mysterious environment.

Broad takes us on breathtaking dives and expeditions — to the Azores, to the Titanic, to hot springs teeming with bizarre life, to icy fissures aswarm with gulper eels, vampire squids, and gelatinous beasts longer than a city bus. We meet legendary explorers and researchers and go with them as they probe the ancient mysteries of a universe that encompasses the vast majority of the Earth's habitable space and holds millions of humanity's lost artworks and treasures.

The Universe Below is an unforgettable trip to our last great unexplored frontier.

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