BATHYSCAPE TRIESTE

This year will mark the 67th anniversary of the launch of the bathyscape TRIESTE and on January 23, 2020 we will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its history making dive to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench.  From Greek words bathys=deep and scafos=ship, this deep submergence vehicle (DSV) was designed by Swiss scientist Auguste…

SURVIVAL GUIDE: TRIESTE CITY OF KNOWLEDGE

Before moving to Trieste, I did a little research and discovered, to my joy, that it is known for great Prosecco and local wines, it’s proximity to prosciutto heaven, San Daniele, Illy Coffee, the Bora wind and the Barcolana Regata. What I discovered when I arrived is that Trieste’s possibly greatest asset is, in fact, its scientific community.…