Bill Stone, modern adventurer, exibits a rare combination of intelligence, courage, and vision. Below is a video of his presentation at TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design).
Bill Stone, the maverick cave explorer and diver — who has invented robots and rebreathing equipment to let him plumb Earth’s deepest abysses — talks about his efforts to build a robot to explore Jupiter’s moon Europa. …he’s also planning to mine ice, on Earth’s own moon, by 2015. (Recorded March 2007 in Monterey, CA. Duration: 17:55)