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  • 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy

    100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy
    Friends and family of some of the descendants of those who died when RMS Titanic sank, throw flowers into the sea at Southampton Dock during a Centenary Memorial on April 10, 2012 in Southampton, England
  • Exclusive new images of Titanic

    Exclusive new images of Titanic
    National Geographic has the first-ever complete views of the Titanic wreck. The photos are from the April 2012 edition of National Geographic magazine.
  • Titanic Memorial Cruise ship sets sail in Britain

    Titanic Memorial Cruise ship sets sail in Britain
    The Titanic Memorial Cruise ship "Balmoral" is about to leave in Southampton, Britain, April 8, 2012.
Titanic 100th anniversary

Titanic 100th anniversary

The 100th anniversary of the Titanic expedition is under way. You can choose which moment you want to commemorate: The luxury liner left Belfast on April 2, 1912, sailed on its maiden -- and final -- voyage April 10, and hit the iceberg on April 15. The centenarian observation has spanned the globe, from memorial cruises to movie rereleases.

Science drove Titanic discovery

Today, anyone with a wad of cash and a sense of adventure can dive to the Titanic's deepsea grave, but behind these tourist jaunts lies a long and daunting tale of scientific endeavor. More>>