Diving Apparatus

Equipment used to go for walks on the sea bed; the direct ancestor of modern scuba diving equipment. (Read the full article)

"20,000 leagues under the sea was a GREAT book! I read that in Junior High...I was into the idea of diving then...and before....Jules Verne (1875) envisioned what Jacques Cousteau brought to us over 65+ or so years later.....!!! jeffP of NH "
(JeffP of NH 5/25/2004 9:23:25 PM )
"I think itīs a very interesting article and I like a lot "
( verne manic... 3/21/2005 12:14:45 PM )
"Colonel Gustave Paulin, Commandant of the Paris fire brigade designed & built a diving helmet for use in chemical fires. He was a friend of biologist Henri Milne, who had the apparatus adapted for underwater use. He used it on an expedition in 1844, later writing a 3-Vol. natuarl history of Crustacea. "Although it failed to make the bestseller list, his work was known to Jules Verne. In Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Professor Aronnax, ..., was Professor of Natural History at the Paris Museum and clearly based on Milne Edwards." - Trevor Norton, _Stars Beneath The Sea_, 1999. "
( 2/12/2006 6:12:24 AM )
"developing artificial gills very possible, understanding how water and air work together. then training for water to develop air very simple a few components then a prototype then the test i have a theory i believe it could work basic 101. "
(jgt 6/13/2006 1:48:18 PM )
"it is telling about the story but i wanted how it was there how jules verne decided to make such a thing"
(aaaaaaaaaaaish 6/13/2009 1:46:00 AM )

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