A century after the great ship sank to the ocean floor, the "Titanic" still captivates the imagination. More than just a collection of the superlative facts associated with the ship largest, tallest, fastest Robert Ballard s "Exploring the Titanic" tells the tale of the doomed ocean liner through the eyes of those who lived the tragedy and those who discovered the ship 74 years later. The book is brought to life with dozens of engaging illustrations by renowned artist Ken Marschall."
Robert D. Ballard is a former United States Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in maritime archaeology. He discovered the sunken "Titanic" and "Bismarck" ships and is the author of many books about his discoveries, including "The Discovery of the Titanic," "Finding the Titanic," and "Graveyards of the Pacific." He lives in Mystic, Connecticut.