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Cave Diver Risks All To Explore Places 'Where Nobody Has Ever Been'

Underwater explorer and photographer Jill Heinerth has dived into unmapped caves deep in the earth, and beneath a giant iceberg. She's seen hidden creatures old as dinosaurs, and witnessed scenes of surreal beauty. Her work is so dangerous, over a hundred of her friends and colleagues have died in caves. She talks about the risks and rewards of her work.

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The Bottom of the Sea is Stranger Than the Moon

That's the claim of oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard, who says we've explored less than 1% of the deep sea. Ballard has made dozens of dives in manned submersibles, and has been instrumental in the development of research based on robotic, tele-presence. He joins Fresh Air to share some of the discoveries he's made throughout his career.

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