Dive Diva's Blog – March 2010 Archive (4)

When Hell Freezes Over

The following is supposedly an actual question given on a University of Washington chemistry mid-term. The answer by one student was so "profound" that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of course, why we now have the pleasure of enjoying it as well.

Bonus Question: Is Hell exothermic (gives off heat) or endothermic (absorbs heat)?

Most of the students wrote proofs of their beliefs using Boyle's Law (gas cools when it expands and heats…


Added by Dive Diva on March 31, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

Santa Barbara’s Commercial Diving Heritage Runs Deep

Few realize the South Coast is the birthplace of the commerical deep-sea diving industry. Award-winning SBCC professor Don Barthelmess aims to get the word out.

By | Posted on 05.03.2008

Is necessity the mother of invention? Sometimes. But in the case of modern commercial deep-sea diving,…


Added by Dive Diva on March 19, 2010 at 3:51pm — No Comments



Added by Dive Diva on March 8, 2010 at 9:20am — 3 Comments

The Problem with Stainless Steel

The following article appeared in the Summer 1999 issue of the "Old" Underwater Magazine. Dr Harvey P. Hicks, PhD. was a regular contributor to Underwater Magazine and a column in each issue called The Corrosion Column. This article addresses the problems with Stainless Steel.

UnderWater Magazine Article reprint: Summer 1999…


Added by Dive Diva on March 8, 2010 at 5:54am — No Comments

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