Cousteau was a very important figure in deep sea exploration. The French oceanographer studied life 'under the sea', where few people had dared to venture before and instead of just taking samples and writing after the fact, Cousteau was a very prolific filmmaker. His filmed exploits inadvertently popularised sport diving.
Both of his documentaries, 'The Silent World' (1956) and 'World Without Sun' (1964), redefined nature filmmaking and took home Best Documentary Oscars while giving the masses a glimpse of the depths of the sea in colour. Furthermore, he co-developed the aqua-lung in 1943 to allow divers to breathe underwater more easily.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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