Porthole 22 Oct 13

WIRELESS internet is never far away these days, but imagine if you could access the world wide web whilst underwater? It may not be as far-fetched as it sounds, especially after researchers from the University of Buffalo in the US successfully tested a wi-fi network underwater. There is a purpose for the deep-sea wi-fi though, as scientists are developing the system to assist with tsunami detection, offshore oil and natural gas exploration and monitoring levels of pollution. Soundwaves and acoustic waves were found as being capable of transmitting data while ...
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