YouTube

Got a YouTube account?

New: enable viewer-created translations and captions on your YouTube channel!

What's at the bottom of the ocean -- and how we're getting there

Contribute

This video is part of the TED team.

Get Embed Code
30 Languages

Speaker: Victor Vescovo

Victor Vescovo is leading the first-ever manned expedition to the deepest point of each of the world's five oceans. In conversation with TED science curator David Biello, Vescovo discusses the technology that's powering the explorations -- a titanium submersible designed to withstand extraordinary conditions -- and shows footage of a never-before-seen creature taken during his journey to the bottom of the Indian Ocean.