Category: History

  • John Clarke

    John Clarke

    John R. Clarke, Ph.D. (born November 20, 1945) is an American scientist, private pilot, and author. He served as Scientific Director at the United States Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU). Clarke is recognized as a leading authority on rebreather engineering. He has an extensive academic career in biological and physiological sciences. He is an excellent […]

  • Mermaids are real- culture

    Ancient sailors claimed to witness in deep oceans creatures’ part-human and part-animal. Maps are strewn with strange creatures likes mermaids and mermen.

  • Diving Into History With Thailand’s Sira Ploymukda

    During the last trip (wreck diving), Siwat Worachananant and Sira Ploymukda took a set of delightful photographs that I want to share with you. Theme: archaeology

  • Argonaut Kraken

    I came across this website: Vintage Double Hose and it’s fascinating what I learned about scuba vintage equipment. Actually, I still use my US Aquarius and Conshelf regulators and, believed me, I didn’t know those were considered vintage. The site was created by Bryan in 2004 and accoriding from what I read, he was frustrated […]

  • Students’ resources and tools

    Library- Repository: Documents, softwares, scientific publications, etc.

  • George Bass

    Underwater archaeology pioneer George Bass dies at 88 In a storied career spanning decades, the archaeologist led excavations of ancient shipwrecks and inspired a generation of scientific adventurers.

  • Ascent Rate: 60ft./min.?

    Have you ever asked to your instructor how was calculated/ came-up-with the ascent rate of the tables or computer that you used? Do you think it reflects basic fact of human physiology? Well, the short answer is no. The selection was made by the USA NAVY based on a compromised between work and safety. At […]