Blog Posts Tagged "Styrofoam cups"

The Weight of Water

Water is heavy! When we’re standing at sea level, the atmosphere is pushing down on us, but we don’t feel it because our bodies are pushing back out equally. But if you’ve ever jumped into a pool and swum down to the bottom, you can feel that the water pushes on you more that the air did. That’s called pressure, and it gets higher and stronger the deeper you go.

Getting Ready to Log!

We are only hours from the reaching Hole U1309D the site that we will be logging. The pace on the ship has picked up a bit as everyone is getting ready to do their part. Banging of pipe and the sound of machinery added to the excitement as the drillers prepared to build the drill string. Everything will be ready to go as soon as we reach the site.