Simulation of a Terrifying Night - Scientists in Hamburg recently simulated the sinking of the Estonia, the 1994 Baltic Sea ferry disaster that killed 852 people. They discovered that the vessel was traveling much too fast in stormy seas and that the crew's attempts to save the ship by turning it actually caused it to capsize.

Simulation of a Terrifying Night - Scientists in Hamburg recently simulated the sinking of the Estonia, the 1994 Baltic Sea ferry disaster that killed 852 people. They discovered that the vessel was traveling much too fast in stormy seas and that the crew's attempts to save the ship by turning it actually caused it to capsize.

Tahkuna, Kõrgessaare Hiiumaa - memorial to MS Estonia ferry victims, which sunk in the Baltic on September 28, 1994  en route from Tallinn to Stockholm

Tahkuna, Kõrgessaare Hiiumaa - memorial to MS Estonia ferry victims, which sunk in the Baltic on September 28, 1994 en route from Tallinn to Stockholm

Thinking of the 852 souls that perished with the MS Estonia in 1994, including my uncle...

Thinking of the 852 souls that perished with the MS Estonia in 1994, including my uncle...

MS Estonia

MS Estonia

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