Education--Curriculum, Tour Programs, Field Trips, Event
Wars & Conflicts
Location of Archival Materials
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Place of Event
Aquanaut- A scuba diver who lives and operates both inside and outside an underwater shelter for an extended period.
Bathyscaph- A guided submersible ship for deep-sea exploration having a spherical watertight cabin attached to its underside.
Bathysphere - A strong steel diving sphere for deep-sea observation.
Dive - To submerge.
Hull - The frame or body of a ship.
Hydrogen bomb - A bomb whose violent explosive power is caused by the sudden release of atomic energy.
Luminous- Emitting light or glowing.
Oceanography - A science that studies the oceans, including the determination of their depth, the physics and chemistry of their waters, marine biology, and the exploitation of their resources.
Propulsion - The action or process of driving forward or onward.
Sphere - A globe or ball.
Submersible - a vessel capable of descending under water
Surface Ship - ship that operates above the water.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution-A private, nonprofit research organization divided into five science departments: Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering; Biology; Geology and Geophysics; Marine Chemistry; Geochemistry and Physical Oceanography.