The Titanic, 107 years later

The Titanic, 107 years later

So much has been written and said about the Titanic that most people know a lot about her and her disastrous fate. But one thing is less well known: the wreck of this famous ship made life at sea much safer for those who came later. Many positive changes happened in the aftermath that persist and have been improved upon to this day to make seagoing safer for all.

Rogue waves

Rogue waves

Scientists have found a way to predictably create giant rogue waves in a laboratory setting. This discovery and understanding the conditions that create rogue waves, could eventually allow mariners to predict and avoid rogues. They’re massive, seemingly out-of-nowhere giant waves that rise up suddenly, and damage or sink even large vessels.