U.S. scientists found that the spring of 1912, the North Atlantic shipping lanes on the reason why a large number of unusually iceberg, most likely with a thousand years by the astronomical phenomenon triggered.
British “Daily Mail” reported recently, U.S. scientists found that the spring of 1912, the North Atlantic shipping lanes on the reason why a large number of unusually iceberg, most likely with a thousand years by the astronomical phenomenon triggered.
100 years ago, on the “Titanic” sank because different opinions, there are several different versions. Recently, the University of Texas physics expert Don Olson and Russell multi-Cher in the latest one American Astronomical magazine “Sky & Telescope” the author revealed that “Titanic” sank after hitting an iceberg can be said that the a series of “coincidences” cause, which led to “Titanic” sank the tragedy of the “culprit” may in fact be the moon.
“Titanic” two Charles Lytle, said: “It was no moon, only the stars shine.” That night, if the moon shining in the sky, then the “Titanic” on the sidelines may discover whistle on iceberg , thereby avoiding a fatal collisions.
Scientists found that 4 January 1912 day, the Earth and the Sun, the Moon formed a straight line, but that day, the moon from the earth “perigee” distance is 1400 time interval closest distance. Day of the moon from Earth’s “perigee” distance of only 35.6375 million kilometers, while the usual “perigee” a distance of about 363,000 kilometers.
Belgian astronomer Jean Mi Yousi through accurate calculations found in history to find a more than 4 January 1912 nearer the moon “perigee” distance, you need to go back to the year 796, the year a recent moon “perigee” distance is about 35.6366 million kilometers.
This rare in the history of the moon, “perigee” distance is bound to throw an exception on the ocean ferocious “perigee tide.” In addition, the scientists also found that the January 4, 1912 the same day, the moon and the sun are located in the opposite direction of Earth, making the moon at the full moon, which can lead to particularly undulating “syzygy tide”; same day Earth from the sun’s “perihelion” also happens to be in the year from the closest position, resulting in solar gravity affects the tides also happens to be among the most powerful in the period of one year.
U.S. scientists believe that it is January 4, 1912 the day abnormal undulating ocean tides generated by strong shock and shock, leading to hit “Titanic,” the piece of iceberg in the day out of it in the Greenland glaciers, Finally drift to the North Atlantic, and ultimately led to the “Titanic” sank.