Titanic's Nuclear Secret
In 1985, National Gepgraphic Explorer in Residence Dr. Robert Ballard solved one of the greatest nautical mysteries of the 20th century when, while on a top secret naval assignment, he found the final resting place of the RMS Titanic. Now, join the legendary explorer as he reveals the details behind his story. Learn how Ballard's search for Titanic became the cover story to ward off Soviet suspicions, and explore the covert expeditions that gave Ballard the cutting-edge forensic evidence that would lead him straight to Titanic within a matter of days.
Secrets of the Titanic
This National Geographic exclusive highlights the century's most celebrated underwater expedition. After years of research and exploration, Dr. Robert Ballard of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a team of researchers located the final resting place of the ill-fated S.S. Titanic, nearly two-and-one half miles beneath the surface of the icy Atlantic.
Seconds from disaster: Titanic
On 14 April, 1912 at 11:40 PM, the Titanic grazes and iceberg, which causes the ship to sink, taking with it the lives of more than 1,500 people. Officials have struggeld for decades to sift throughthe theories and conspiracy speculations to figure out what sank the massive ship. Using a groundbreaking experiment that mimics the conditions of the Titanic as it scraped the iceberg, experts find new evidence that enables them to finally conclude what brought the unsinkable ship down in the middle of the icy Atlantic.