Water Baby: The Story of Alvin

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Oxford University Press, 1990 - History - 356 pages
A riveting history of the world's first deep-diving submarine. Packed with colorful characters, close calls, and amazing discoveries, Water Baby provides a fascinating warts-and-all portrait of how science is actually done. Beautifully illustrated with sixteen pages of full-color and dozens of black-and-white photographs.

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The location of the Titanic and the discovery of marine plants surviving at unheard-of ocean depths were among the many underwater wonders espied by scientists aboard the submarine Alvin in the early ... Read full review


Awakening 19561964 1
Hard Times 19641971
Ill Wonderland 19711982

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About the author (1990)

About the Author:
Victoria A. Kaharl is Science Writer in Residence at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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