Ninety Percent of Everything
- Rose George
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I begin to interview the captain daily, 11:00 a.m. shipsharp, for several reasons. He has the best coffee on board and a coffeemaker in which to brew it properly.
The ocean has natural sound channels, like noise byways: if a sound falls into a channel, it can travel hundreds of miles and perhaps thousands. It can travel an ocean. When a foghornlike signal was transmitted from Australia in 1991, it was heard off Oregon three hours
The captain’s views on this are unprintable.