The French fleur-de-lis symbol engraved on a 16th-century bronze cannon discovered in a shipwreck off the coast of Cape Canaveral, in Florida. Credit: Global Marine Exploration, Inc. A Florida court is hearing arguments about who has the right to recover artifacts from the remains of a 16th-century shipwreck lying on […]

An illustration of Akatsuki successfully tracking lower-altitude clouds during the night with its near-infrared camera IR2. Credit: PLANET-C Project Team Observations by Japan’s Venus climate orbiter Akatsuki have revealed an equatorial jet in the lower to middle cloud layer of the planet’s atmosphere, a finding that could be pivotal to […]

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Queen triggerfish and finger sponges on mesophotic reef wall in Cuba. Credit: Cuba’s Twilight Zone Reefs Expedition/CIOERT at FAU Harbor Branch A research mission led by Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has uncovered details of one of Cuba’s hidden natural treasures. After nearly two years of planning, a […]