PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Researchers say they’ve identified a site off the coast of Rhode Island where they think the ship that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world may be located.
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By Jennifer McDermott The Associated Press
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — How has the Earth evolved, and what’s in store for the future? It’s a sticky question that has graduate student Loes van Dam covered in corn syrup by the end of a day in the lab.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week in an unusually large swarm for this early in the season, forcing vessels to slow to a crawl or take detours of hundreds of miles.
NEWPORT, R.I. — The U.S. Navy is enlisting the help of seals but not the kind of highly trained special operatives with whom it usually associates.
Real seals, specifically their whiskers, may be the key to a new way for ships and underwater vehicles to sense their environment, scientists think.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Khaled Almilaji co-ordinated a campaign that vaccinated 1.4 million Syrian children and risked his life to provide medical care during the country’s civil war. Now he’s in the Ivy League, learning about how to rebuild Syria’s health system when the war finally ends.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The U.S. Naval War College has opened a new institute to zero in on Russia’s approach to maritime issues as that country continues to assert itself in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere.