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Discovery

Titanic Quarter

March 2, 2013

The Titanic Quarter (TQ) in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been labeled one of the world’s largest urban-waterfront regeneration projects.  Created on the site where the “unsinkable ship” was designed and built, TQ will eventually cover 185 acres.  A 30-year project, it combines residential, commercial, retail, educational and tourism space.  The first phase opened in March, […]

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Is Robert Ballard Tired Of Talking About The Titanic?

February 3, 2013

In a recent interview from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, Robert Ballard, the discoverer of the Titanic, touched on a number of interesting subjects, some related to the “unsinkable ship”, others going beyond that.

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Robert Ballard: The Man Who Discovered The Titanic

August 21, 2012

As a very active young boy in Wichita, KS, and then San Diego, California, Bob Ballard was interested in sports, scouting, YMCA Club, fishing and his studies. But when he was asked who his hero was growing up, his answer, “Captain Nemo and his submarine the Nautilus”, was not a surprise.  He dreamed about undersea […]

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Titanic Discovered During Secret Cold War Navy Mission

July 22, 2012

An article written in June, 2008 for National Geographic News revealed a surprising story.  Bob Ballard needed funding to develop robotic submersible technology in his quest to find the Titanic. 

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