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Chemist Nick Pester examines dozens of cups ready to join Alvin on the seafloor during this expedition’s first dive.

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Volcanologist Adam Soule (left) and biologist Rhian Waller stuff paper wads into decorated Styrofoam cups from a class in Lexington, Mass. The paper keeps the cups from collapsing as they shrink under pressure. (Photo by Amy Nevala)

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