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Professor Scott Glenn at Smithsonian with Historic Underwater Glider
Smithsonian Institution

The first underwater robotic vehicle—or “glider”—to cross an ocean is the centerpiece of a new exhibit at the Smithsonian. Rutgers University professor Scott Glenn explains that the technology is now being used to study the Gulf oil spill. Read more about the glider's historic Atlantic crossing, tracing the path of Christopher Columbus's Pinta.