Life at the Bottom: The Prolific Afterlife of Whales

Long Read, but worth it if you into whales n shit. -AC On a routine expedition in 1987, oceanographers in the submersible Alvin were mapping the typically barren, nutrient-poor seafloor in the Santa Catalina Basin, off the shore of southern California. On the final dive of the trip, the scanning sonar detected a large object [...]