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Dr. Ballard looks into aquaponics and other emerging technologies that could make colonizing the ocean more feasible than colonizing outer space.
Robert Ballard travels the world talking with experts to find out why treacherous rogue waves and other ocean phenomena are becoming more dangerous.
In tandem with scientists from around the world Dr. Ballard searches deep-ocean hydrothermal vents for clues to the origins of life.
Hoping to prove that ancient mariners sailed far from coastlines Dr. Ballard and his team search for shipwrecks in the depths of the Mediterranean.
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Robert Ballard embarks on an underwater odyssey in the premiere of this five-part miniseries, which follows the famed oceanographer as he explores the darkest reaches of the ocean to better understand the role it played in the formation of continents and i (more…)
Investigating rogue waves, near-vertical walls of water that seem to emerge from nowhere and are said to have swallowed whole ships. Bob Ballard travels the world studying the forces behind this natural phenomenon, which he believes is becoming more freque (more…)
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- Premiered: September 16, 2012
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Famed oceanographer Robert Ballard embarks on an underwater odyssey, exploring the darkest reaches of the ocean to better understand the role it played in the formation of continents and in the origins of life itself. (more)