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A Mysterious Light Gleamed as Columbus Drew Near NY Times Green Blog - Oct 8, 2012
At 10 p.m. on Oct. 11, 1492, Christopher Columbus saw a glimmer in the distance as he stood on the deck of the Santa María. The faraway flash was “so small a body that he could not affirm it to be land,” Columbus wrote, referring to himself in the third person.
Dipping into the deep: Mission explores Tonga Trench CBS News - Sep 25, 2012
It's a familiar saying in the world of oceanography: Don't put anything over the side of the ship that you're not willing to lose. Jenan Kharbush, a marine chemistry graduate student at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, learned that the hard way on a recent expedition cruise to the Tonga Trench in the South Pacific when a camera and bottle collecting samples and pictures disappeared forever into the deep.