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Philadelphia Inquirer has in-depth story on high-tech underwater activity.
Interesting Gulf Oil Spill FAQ by Andrea Thompson at LiveScience.
FUTURE: Energid and Seabed Rig have a prototype for exploration-seeking drilling areas, which was what BP was doing when the disaster occurred. The rig is operated by sophisticated, intelligent robots that are controlled using software provided by Cambridge, MA Energid. “The software was originally developed for NASA and the NSF for controlling complex robotic systems,” says Neil Tardella, COO of Energid, “We are leveraging this software to build the most intelligent rig of its kind.” They will be demonstrating at ONS 2010 in Stavanger, Norway, August 24-27.