Dolphins discover 19th century torpedo
Published on May 27th, 2013 | by Admin0
While not as well known as the Gatling gun and the Sherman tank, the Howell torpedo was hailed as a breakthrough when the U.S. was in heavy competition for dominance on the high seas. It was the first torpedo that could truly follow a track without leaving a wake and then smash a target, according to Navy officials.
Story: Heather Pringle, Science Magazine | Photo: Corey O’Driscoll, Science Magazine