The demise of the Titanic could easily be a Social and Psychological Mystery, for all the power it’s had on our popular imagination and psyche. But we list it here as a Scientific Mystery, ongoing, with new evidence or at least new theories about old evidence still surfacing.
Over 1,500 people lost their lives the night of April 15, 1912. Are we sure, even now, what led to the collision, and what sunk an ‘unsinkable’ boat? Will the books ever really be closed on the mysteries of the Titanic?