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NSF Takes the Plunge on a Bigger, Faster Research Sub

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Science  13 Aug 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5686, pp. 926-927
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5686.926a

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The U.S. government has decided to retire its famous research submarine Alvin and build a faster, roomier, and deeper diving substitute.