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Deep-Sea Visionary

Charles Mazel shined a blue light on the ocean floor -- and opened the world's eyes to rainbow-colored creatures nobody had ever seen.

By Pagan Kennedy
September 5, 2004

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One night in the early 1970s, under a starry sky, Charles Mazel stood on a rocky beach in Gloucester; he slipped on his diving gear and plunged into the sea. The MIT graduate student wanted to know what would happen if he explored underwater with an ultraviolet light -- as far as he knew, it was something nobody had done. ... (Full Article: 1010 Words)

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