New research contradicts conventional theories on Titanic disaster
A new research has raised doubts on previous findings which suggested that the Titanic sank as it set off on its maiden voyage in a year which had an exceptional number of icebergs caused by lunar or solar effects.
Academics at the University of Sheffield have shown the ship wasn't as unlucky as previously thought, by using data on iceberg locations dating back to 1913 which shows that 1912 was a significant ice year but not extreme.
Professor Grant Bigg, who led the research, said that 1912 was a year of raised iceberg hazard, but not exceptionally so in the long term and the risk of icebergs is actually higher now.
(Posted on 11-04-2014)
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