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Submitted by Doug LaVigne on Wed, 08/05/2009 - 04:49
Why do some cores explode? One of the problems we’ve had on this expedition is that some of the cores are a bit gaseous. As you go to the sea floor and below it, the pressure from the water above is tremendous. Styrofoam coffee cups dropped to the sea floor come back a fraction of their original size. Why is that?