Reddit "Ask Me Anything"

The scientists aboard the JR responded to our event last night in the same manner they've been tackling their research - as a collaborative body.  From 11pm to 1am local ship time, everyone had the chance to read over and put forth their opinions on the appropriate responses to the questions asked in the forum.  Given the limited bandwidth available on the ship, only a couple of compu


Engineers, Electricians, & Mechanics


The challenges of blogging at sea!

When I lived in Israel at the age of 15, it was before the internet, before cell phones, and in fact there were only two public phone booths available for use by the entire kibbutz of 800 people.  Written all over the walls of both booths, in nearly every language imaginable, was the word "patience".  I feel like scrawling that word all over my office walls right now!

Rig floor

Technicians et al

I've covered all the science that is being done on this expedition, so I suppose I ought to work backwards through the other departments that get us to that point.

What do I miss?

It was brought to my attention that I did not mention what I do miss the most while being out on the ocean so long.  I would have to say that it is weekends.

Greatest show on Earth!

One of the school groups asked me what I missed most being out on the ocean so long.  I think they all were thinking it should be TV.  In fact, I feel like I've got a way better show to watch than any TV show - the outdoor channel!  I can spend hours watching the ocean (always hoping for marine mammals).  On both shifts, everyone takes a break for watching either the sunrise

Scientists Got Talent!

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