April 6, 2012

Would Titanic Encounter More Icebergs Today?

C. Dell'Amore, National Geographic


A hundred years ago, on April 15, 1912, an iceberg brought down the supposedly unsinkable Titanic in the North Atlantic.

If the legendary ship sailed today, it would likely encounter many more icebergs, possibly due to global warming, scientists say. (Also see: "Titanic Sunk by 'Supermoon' and Celestial Alignment?")

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