Robert Ballard feels his most important discovering underwater hydrothermal vents in the deep ocean. But he is best known for finding the wreck of the Titanic. He was only recently diagnosed with dyslexia. Looking back, Ballard credits his neuro-diversity with allowing him to build the mental map to find the wreck in the wreck 12,000 feet down in the pitch black deep ocean.
Take a listen: https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/05/19/robert-ballard-dyslexia-titanic-vpx.cnn
Published by Amy Law
Amy Law is a science geek. She feels about science the way some people feel about music, or art, or sports – a total and complete emotional connection. She thinks in science.
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