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Roger Sinnott


Monday, March 5th, 2012

The iceberg’s accomplice: Did the moon sink the Titanic?

Texas State University's team of "celestial sleuths" is suggesting in an article to be published next month that an unusually strong "spring tide" a few months earlier may have caused the massive iceberg field that doomed the Titanic and 1,500 of its passengers.