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Among Antikythera Shipwreck Finds, an Odd Item

But no new remnants of the famed Mechanism

(Newser) - The Antikythera shipwreck is a gift that keeps on giving. First discovered in 1900 by sponge divers and dating to about 65BC, it has been explored multiple times in the decades since, including in 1976 when Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his crew surfaced with almost 300 objects, including human remains. Now... More »

Bottle Released in 1956 Finally Turns Up

Scientist's message from Cape Cod ends up in Nova Scotia

(Newser) - In April 1956, Dean Bumpus of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Cape Cod began releasing bottles—a lot of bottles—into the Atlantic Ocean. Nearly 58 years later, a biologist studying grey seals off Nova Scotia found one of them in a pile of debris on a beach, 300... More »

See Entire Titanic in Stunning New Photos

'National Geographic' captures entirety of giant liner at bottom of sea

(Newser) - The view of the entire sunken Titanic is revealed for the first time in newly published photos. The pictures, unveiled in the April edition of National Geographic 100 years after the great ship sank, show the mammoth vessel still and broken, but recognizable with several portholes, decks, and railings intact.... More »

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