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First woman to become chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sylvia Earle ‘Men and women living underwater together wasn’t going to fly.’ The first time I went underwater, I was 3 years old, and I was knocked over by a wave. The ocean got my attention. Years later I had a chance to breathe compressed air underwater, through a copper diving helmet. Our next-door neighbor in […]