Science View

Science View

The Leading Edge: A Vast Mine Discovered on the Ocean Floor

A huge amount of rare resources was found on the seabed around Japan's easternmost island. Dive 5,500m onboard "Shinkai 6500" to witness the discovery of manganese chunks and rare earth rich mud.
  • program length: 28 minutes
  • episode #2015

Tuesday, December 5 at 2:30 pm on 12.4

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  • Tuesday, December 5 at 8:30 am on 12.4
  • Tuesday, December 5 at 8:30 pm on 12.4
  • Wednesday, December 6 at 2:30 am on 12.4

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Top Japanese scientists delve into the fascinating worlds of cutting-edge technology and the natural sciences.