Blog Posts Tagged "serpentinite"

Video Diary #3

It's a few days into Expedition 366 and we have our first official core samples from the Blue Moon seamount

Video Diary 5: Christmas festivities on the JR!

Merry Christmas from the JR! Want to see how we celebrated out here in the middle of the Pacific? Watch my latest video diary< to see the singing, eating, and general merry-making! With no cores on deck, everyone had extra time to get in the festive spirit--or at least eat some extra candy.

Tale as Old as Time--Secrets of the Mud Volcanoes

Hidden within the countless layers of rock, sediment, and fossilized creatures beneath the Earth’s surface are fascinating stories of the history of our planet—stories of how you and I came to exist. 

Journey Through the Midnight Zone

Today during one of my live classroom broadcasts, a student asked what it felt like to be higher than Mount Everest. The student was referring to our location above the Mariana Trench--the deepest part of the ocean (35,827 feet deep), often contrasted with Mount Everest since its the highest point on earth (29,035 feet high). 

Video Diary #6: Science, Singing, and Scottish Food

In my latest video diary<, check out how we've been surviving notorious Week 6 of our expedition by keeping things festive, even amidst our last round of cores. From birthdays to Burns night, the science team keeps finding new ways to celebrate and keep our morale high.