Meet the man who lived underwater for 31 days
With a few exceptions, we are still using the technologies my grandfather invented 70 years ago ... NASA does stuff like this all the time – coming up with new gear. It seems like modern scuba gear only piles on more bells and whistles, which constricts ...
Christian Lambertsen, Inventor of Scuba Precursor, Dies at 93
Lambertsen often led them. After all, he had trained them to dive and had invented the breathing device that allowed ... The LARU is considered a precursor to modern scuba technology, and Dr. Lambertsen is widely believed to have coined the word scuba ...
Scuba Inventor (and Gear Innovator) Dead At 93
If you’ve ever donned scuba gear, you owe a bit of gratitude to Christian Lambertsen, who headed to the great reef in the sky yesterday. Lambertsen not only invented the hell out of scuba gear, but coined the term itself. It’s an acronym, remember?
Dr. Christian Lambertsen: 70 years of influence on the military dive community
"I remember wondering if that was the Lambertsen who invented SCUBA." It was; a group of dive instructors ... "Our closed-circuit diving equipment room is filled with his creations," Hill said. "Our hyperbaric recompression chamber is operated using ...
Christian J. Lambertsen, OSS officer who created early scuba device, dies at 93
His prototypes evolved during medical school, and he made a major breakthrough by adding carbon dioxide filters from anesthesia equipment. In 1943, Jacques Cousteau and another French diver invented an improved scuba system called the "Aqua-Lung," which ...