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Marine biologist submerged for two weeks

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posted on Apr, 4 2007 @ 06:01 AM
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Marine biologist submerged for two weeks


www.news.com.au

Measuring just nine cubic metres, the box is where Mr Godson will eat, sleep and surf the net for the next fortnight, while being tested for the psychological and physical pressures of being underwater.

The BioSUB is powered by a range of energy systems, including an electricity-generating bicycle, solar panels, and a unique contraption that creates oxygen from water using algae, called the Biocoil.

But there'll be plenty to do over the next two weeks, including regular virtual classes
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posted on Apr, 4 2007 @ 06:01 AM
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This story caught my interest while the experiment of living under water isnt quite Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea the effects of living under water for two weeks will be noted and studied.

With Climate change experiments like this may become much more important then we realize. The echo friendly nature and the algae known as Biocoil could also become very important in the future.

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posted on Apr, 4 2007 @ 06:35 AM
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I find the idea of all of us one day living "under water" a more realistic option that the chance of billions of us migrating to another planet or living in outer space.
Only the elite will be able to get into Space.
At least with underwater alternatives , we'll all have an equal chance should the earth surface become uninhabitable for whatever reason.



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