Here Are NASA's Plans to Send a Submarine to Titan

If we're ever going to explore the only celestial body in our solar system with surface bodies of liquid, we're going to need a sea-worthy vehicle. Luckily, NASA is all over the niche space submarine market. » 2/12/15 11:30pm 2/12/15 11:30pm

A Sunken Nazi Sub Has Been Discovered Off The Texas Coast

In a shocking reminder of how close the Second World War came to America, a German U-boat has been discovered by marine archaeologists working off the shores of Texas in the Gulf of Mexico. » 7/15/14 11:40am 7/15/14 11:40am

This Concept Sub Means That You Could Visit the Deep Ocean

Check out Manatee — a concept personal submersible vehicle designed by Eduardo Galvani. Designed for safe and comfortable subaquatic explorations, the sub can be controlled by anyone who knows how to operate a joystick and a touch screen control panel. Jacques Cousteau — eat your heart out. » 7/02/14 6:00pm 7/02/14 6:00pm

Divers Discover Vanished WWI-Era Russian 'Shark' Submarine

Estonian divers working in the Baltic Sea have identified a wreck as being the legendary Tsarist-era Russian submarine known as The Shark, which disappeared without a trace during the First World War. » 7/01/14 1:20pm 7/01/14 1:20pm

Archaeologists Find Sunken Nazi Sub in Indonesia with 17 Skeletons

Indonesian researchers have just discovered the remnants of a torpedoed Nazi sub off the main island of Java just west of Indonesia. It's the first time a German submarine has been found in the area — a discovery that's giving historians new clues about what went on in the region during the war. » 11/22/13 10:15am 11/22/13 10:15am

A ‘submarine graveyard’ has been found off the coast of England

British archaeologists have discovered more than 40 German U-boats sunk during the first World War. Located just off England’s southern and eastern coast, the subs have been disintegrating for nearly a hundred years. It’s now a race against time to examine the wrecks before they vanish forever. » 7/23/13 9:40am 7/23/13 9:40am

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

They dove beneath the waves, and helped to win massive global wars. But submarines can't submerge forever. Eventually, these old warhorses get swept away by history. Here are some images of the most haunting dead submarines of all time. » 5/29/13 3:42pm 5/29/13 3:42pm

The insane plan to rescue Napoleon from St. Helena by submarine


Back in the early 19th Century, an Irish adventurer and smuggler named Tom Johnson hatched a plot to rescue the exiled Napoleon from his island prison on St. Helena. But to do so he would need to approach the heavily guarded island with extreme caution. That’s when he decided to design his very own submarine — decades… » 3/12/13 11:10am 3/12/13 11:10am

Sunken Nazi Submarine Found Just Off the Coast of Nantucket

It has been well documented that German submarines came disturbingly close to U.S. shores during World War II — but just how close was made all the more apparent by the recent discovery of a German U-550 sitting at the bottom of the Atlantic ocean a mere 70 miles south of Nantucket. » 7/30/12 3:40pm 7/30/12 3:40pm

Bond Villain Yard Sale: Secret Mountainside Submarine Base Only $17.5…

Norway is selling its NATO-funded secret submarine hideout, officially titled the Olavsvern Naval Base. Located off the Northern Coast, the whole unit (which includes a sub docking station, elaborate Austin Powers-like tunnel systems and office space) for only $17.5 million. » 5/30/12 9:50am 5/30/12 9:50am

Fanciful submarines for your tinkering underwater civilization

In a future where we cruise back and forth between our underwater cities in lovingly hand-crafted vessels, we can look forward to Andrew George Brown's "Fanciful Submarines," whimsical boats that fin through the waters and creep across the ocean floor. » 2/05/11 11:00am 2/05/11 11:00am

14 Super Submarines That Took Science Fiction Under The Sea

Although science fiction usually looks to the skies, there's a whole world of wonder and mystery beneath the ocean's surface. When you need some advanced submarines to go exploring, these are the fourteen best. » 6/10/10 3:14pm 6/10/10 3:14pm

Time Engines On Full! A Time-Traveling Submarine From The Year 2100

We've all seen a submarine that can travel through space, but what about a submarine time machine? The people of the Year 2100 build a time-sub in the awesome B-movie Nautilus, bringing a whole new meaning to the term "timestreams." » 6/08/09 7:25pm 6/08/09 7:25pm