Scientists view never-before-seen glowing jellyfish in Mariana Trench ocean depths


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Absolutely gorgeous looking and it looks totally unreal, which makes it even more amazing. I can’t wait to see what what else they find.


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Made me think of this:


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If you like this sort of stuff, this book is something you need:


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Ooh, thanks for the tip!:relaxed:


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“This suggests an ambush predation mode.”

Missed again! Damn these glowing yellow gonads!


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Need the lamp-a-like in the Boing Boing store, pronto.


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Holy crap, is that thing super neat-o or what?!

Yes, I said neat-o.


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The live stream every evening this month is great viewing. It starts around 16:30 Eastern, and ends just after midnight. They’re pretty good at explaining what you’re seeing, and there’s a bunch of scientists on the conference line occasionally chiming in.

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/media/exstream/exstream_02.html


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I have a Jelly obsession, big fan of Ctenophora

Here’s some other wonders of the deep:















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I used to have similar problems…


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Those would all be improved by the addition of googly eyes.


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The video looks fake/CGI to me, am I the only one??


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Jellyfish scientists view never-before-seen alien robot probe.


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That was a great movie. A breakthrough for CGI.


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“Hey is that a USO…” (connection lost)


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