Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
share
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Photonics Defies the Depths

Photonics Spectra
Nov 2000
The undersea world is not humanity's natural environment, but a foreign place where researchers have little control. Photonic equipment that can perform under the difficult conditions encountered underwater can operate almost anywhere.

Dan Drollette, Senior Editor

We're aboard the Ningaloo Blue, two miles out in the Indian Ocean, about to swim with the world's largest known sharks.

Nine years earlier, an amateur biologist discovered that the extremely rare and elusive whale shark regularly comes to this remote part of the northwestern Australia coast shortly after the first full moon in April. Once here, the sharks bask near the surface for about two months and then leave. So far, no scientist has been able to fully explain either their visits or their clockworklike schedules...

Feature ArticlesFeatures

Comments
Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, info@photonics.com

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.