Lost Ships of the Mediterranean - See the oldest shipwrecks ever found in the deep Mediterranean; relive the excitement of an ancient wreck discovered by a U.S. Navy nuclear sub; and probe the secrets of these unprecedented archaeological ''time capsules'' and the clues they offer to an extraordinary, ancient civilization that dates back to biblical times.
Last Voyage of the Lusitania - The date is May 7, 1915, just nine months into World War I. A German U-boat torpedoes the Lusitaniaone of the largest and fastest luxury liners in the world. Of the 1,959 people aboard, including millionaire Alfred Vanderbilt, nearly two-thirds die. Many are trapped inside as the great ship sinks in just eighteen minutes.
Secrets of the Titanic - The unsinkable ship sank at 2:20 a.m. on April 14, 1912. Approximately 1,500 people perished with her. For seven decades the fabled liner lay hidden 13,000 feet below the North Atlantic surface. Finally, in 1985, explorer Bob Ballard and a French-American team located the Titanic. Join Ballard on the search and see what his team saw.
The Alien Deep . It’s a place in
the sea, thousands of feet beneath the surface, far from the first crack of light, where the planet’s last and greatest secrets hide in the cold darkness of endless night. Dr. Robert ...
National Geographic remembers the 100th anniversary of the
sinking of the Titanic with a special collection including the original classic Secrets of the Titanic and the new special Save the Titanic with Bob Ballard. After years of painstaking research, Dr. ...