Newly the world wide web was rolling with articles broadcasting that researchers have unmask the most popular mystery of the Bermuda Triangle. It is the area in the Atlantic Ocean that’s captivated paranormal fanatics for many years, because it allegedly is the site of an infrequent number of vanishings of aircraft, ships and of course individual’s.
Rendering to scientist, some media reported that researchers had exposed a group of pretty big craters on the bottommost of the Barents Sea in the Arctic. Scientists from Arctic University of Norway broadcasted the craters as being up to 3,280 feet in diameter and 131 feet in depth. Some of the topographies of the craters, captured with 3D seismic imaging, recommend they may have occasioned from blowouts caused by high density methane gas that transferred up from deep oil deposits and accrued in shallow rocks from the Triassic period between 205 to 250 million years past.
That all incidents sound pretty thirsty. But in the hands of the tabloids, it became a surprising supernatural scoop.
To boost this argument, the newspaper dug up an old quote from a 2014 Siberian Times article about alike craters. That paper questioned a Russian researcher, Vladimir Potapov, who stated the “philosophy” that such gas punctures might have heated up the sea, beginning ships to sink in sea infused with methane and probably also formed distinctive turbulence that lead to aircraft crashes.
That might seem to add a credibility to the myth of the Bermuda Triangle, which got its name from a vintage article in Argosy magazine and grew with the journal of a 1974 bestseller and a following movie. But it does not. As the Atmospheric Management notes: “There is no sign that mysterious vanishings occur with any better incidence in the Bermuda Triangle than in any other big, well-visited area of the sea.”
Beyond that, the researchers of Norway— the theoretical source of the expose itself rapidly hopped in to debunk the tabloids’ spin on its science, in a newscast announcement rather forcefully titled Craters in Barents Sea Not Linked to Bermuda Triangle.