Friday, March 9

Titanic sank because of the Moon

We all know the Titanic sank after colliding with an iceberg, but all was not yet explained. The terrible accident of April 15, 1912, which killed 1,517 people, happened – according to a physicist at Texas – because the Moon was much closer to Earth than usual. The gravitational attraction of the Moon’s originated abnormally high tides, and made the huge icebergs, that get normally stuck in the shallow waters of Greenland, get loose and go down south still in a piece. In other words, the culprit was Isaac Newton, the English physicist who discovered universal gravitation. Before him, there was no gravity and we all lived quietly, without this kind of problems.

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