Lecture Archive: Edith Widder
The Kraken Revealed: The Story Behind Finding the Giant Squid
Posted: September 16, 2013
Lecture date: August 27, 2013. Edith Widder is a deep-sea explorer, oceanographer, marine biologist, and co-founder of the Ocean Research and Conservation Association. She was the first to capture video recordings of bioluminescent animals and the first to film the giant squid in its natural habitat.
She has spoken at TED and has been featured in BBC, PBS, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic television productions. Most recently her use of bioluminescence to lure in the giant squid was featured in the Discovery Channel documentary Monster Squid: The Giant is Real.
Video Posted: September 16, 2013 | Running time: 54:01
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