3 Amazing Things About Submarines

  1. Submarines or submersible watercrafts have been a long time in the making. Just how long?
  2. As weight is distributed throughout a submarine its position in the water is affected. How do submarines retain their position?
  3. The first nuclear powered submarine, USS Nautilus (SSN 571) made its debut some 85 years after Verne's fictional Nautilus. Verne wrote about his vessel: “le pouvoir dynamique de mes machines est à peu près infini" or "“the dynamic power of my engines is nearly infinite." Was Verne's prediction correct?