The Science Behind Aliens of the Deep

April 17, 2005
Part of the Public Lecture Series

Featuring

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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Associate Professor
Doherty Research Scientist
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory

Maya Tolstoy, a marine seismologist and one of the scientist-stars of Aliens of the Deep, an IMAX-3D movie by James Cameron, will talk about hydrothermal vents ("Black Smokers") and other seafloor features and processes seen in the movie, and about the role Hollywood plays in making undersea exploration accessible to the general public.