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Robert Ballard — Ocean Explorer

"Future Is Here" Featured Speaker

Best known for his discoveries of the sunken RMS Titanic and the battleship Bismarck, Robert Ballard has redefined our scientific knowledge of the oceans, conducting more than 120 deep-sea expeditions. While harnessing new technologies to explore the ocean floor, Ballard has also pioneered distance learning in classrooms around the world with JASON Learning, an award-winning educational program that reaches over a million students annually.

Robert Ballard was a featured speaker at Smithsonian magazine’s “The Future is Here” conference on June 1. See a video of his talk below:


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