The deep ocean is our planet’s last unexplored frontier. Water covers 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration estimates that we have seen no more than 5 percent of the seafloor.
No wonder scientists and companies alike want to know more about this vast landscape rich in both life and resources. GE has recently teamed up with Vice to find out how we will map the sunken world.
The video is part of a nine-part YouTube series called the Invention Factory. It deals with subjects such as robot evolution, the future of flight, and the quest for eternal life. Take a look.