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Finding the Unfindable
As robots probe the ocean depths, earth’s last unexplored places disappear.
By Mark Ingebretsen


Less than three decades ago, the Titanic sat undiscovered at the bottom of the sea. Now, as an article in the Sydney Morning Herald noted recently, the wreck site has been meticulously mapped by autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), revealing minute details of how the legendary ship sank. “Marks on the muddy ocean bottom suggest, for instance, that the stern rotated like a helicopter blade as the ship sank, rather than plunging straight down,” according to the article.

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