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New Map To Bring Titanic Disaster To Life
2012-03-09 14:57:03

Researchers announced this week that they have finally developed a complete map of the Titanic wreckage site and plan to use this new information to gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the north Atlantic on April 14 and 15th, 1912. As the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking approaches researchers, explorers, and documentarians are racing to piece together a more comprehensive understanding of what happened from the time just before the Titanic struck an...

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2011-07-01 08:45:00

RMS Titanic set sail on April 10, 1912 for her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City, NY. Just four days later on April 14, 1912 the fate of the ocean liner was sealed when it struck an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. in the North Atlantic. The following morning, April 15 at 2:20 a.m., the ship sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic ocean, killing 1,517 of the 2,223 passengers aboard. Now, nearly a hundred years later, scientists are revealing never-before-seen images of the largest...

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2010-08-16 06:35:00

A US federal judge awarded an exhibition company $110 million for salvaging artifacts from the wreck of the RMS Titanic resting at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. The judge ruled that RMS Titanic Inc, which displays the artifacts in museums around the world, is entitled to their full market value. The court will also decide whether to grant the company ownership of the objects or sell them and give it the proceeds, BBC News reported on Friday. RMS Titanic Inc, a subsidiary of...

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2010-07-27 09:05:00

Scientists plan to launch a new Titanic expedition next month to create a detailed three-dimensional map that will "virtually raise the Titanic" for the public. The ASsociated Press (AP) reports that the expedition will take place 2 1/2 miles beneath the surface of the North Atlantic and is said to be the most advanced scientific mission to the Titanic wreck site since its discovery 25 years ago. The 20-day journey will leave on August 18 from St. John's Newfoundland under a partnership...

2010-02-03 12:13:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RMS Titanic, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRXI), in association with Running Subway Productions, LLC, today announced the final weeks of the New York City showing of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Discovery Times Square Exposition (www.DiscoveryTSX.com). After telling the most famous and beloved story of the 20th century to hundreds of thousands of visitors since opening in June 2009, the 12,000 square-foot...

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2009-10-26 11:55:00

RMS Titanic, the sole company with rights to the Titanic wreck site has plans for an expedition to the shipwreck next year. According to the Associated Press, RMS Titanic has filed for the expedition in US District Court. The expedition would represent the first of its kind since 2004. RMS Titanic's legal team has confirmed the plans to the Associated Press, but did not give details. "That is something that is being looked at right now but it's not in any way a done deal," said attorney...

2009-04-09 11:38:00

Tickets for Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition go on sale Tuesday, April 14 ST. PAUL, Minn., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Science Museum of Minnesota will present the worldwide debut of authentic artifacts recovered from the RMS Carpathia, the ship best known for the rescue of Titanic's passengers and crew. Never before seen publicly, these poignant artifacts will appear as part of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, which opens on Friday, June 12, 2009 at the Science Museum of...


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