Entries Tagged "squid"
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From the University of Colorado: “Squid-inspired design could mean better handling of underwater vehicles“:
Inspired by the sleek and efficient propulsion of squid, jellyfish and other cephalopods, a University of Colorado at Boulder researcher has designed a new generation of compact vortex generators that could make it easier for scientists to maneuver and dock underwater vehicles at low speeds and with greater precision.
Another article here.
Interesting story, including a picture of the sucker marks.
Another will try:
Marine biologist Peter Batson says he plans to try photographing giant squid at a depth of 3000m off the coast of New Zealand.
Mr Batson, who runs a New Zealand company, Explore The Abyss Ltd, with his father, told the Courier-Mail newspaper in Brisbane that he will use a remote-controlled camera to snap the squid.
Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.