It’s like, why even look for stuff in oceans anymore?
6 Half Assed Ways Scientists Made Mind Blowing Discoveries

#6. A New Sea Urchin Discovered on eBay
Dr. Simon Coppard, a zoologist from the Natural History Museum in London, owes his fame to having discovered a new species of sea urchin (they have different standards of fame in the field of zoology). But he didn’t do it after trawling new frontiers along the briny ocean floor in a tiny submarine — he did it after screwing around on eBay for a few hours and stumbling across someone selling it for under 10 bucks.

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It’s like, why even look for stuff in oceans anymore?

6 Half Assed Ways Scientists Made Mind Blowing Discoveries

#6. A New Sea Urchin Discovered on eBay

Dr. Simon Coppard, a zoologist from the Natural History Museum in London, owes his fame to having discovered a new species of sea urchin (they have different standards of fame in the field of zoology). But he didn’t do it after trawling new frontiers along the briny ocean floor in a tiny submarine — he did it after screwing around on eBay for a few hours and stumbling across someone selling it for under 10 bucks.

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