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Bermuda triangle

  1. May 12, 2012 #1
    What is Bermuda Triangle? Is gravitational Forces exist there or not?
     
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  3. May 12, 2012 #2

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  4. May 14, 2012 #3

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    If there were none then we would be using the location for space launches. :wink:
    If the forces were significantly different at that location then there would be a 'hill' or 'valley' in the seawater.
     
  5. May 14, 2012 #4
    I just feel like pointing this out, just in case anyone feels like citing a very unreliable documentary from History Channel which tries to claim that the Bermuda Triangle's caused by a Black Hole or Wormhole,

    First of all, any black holes that are large enough to not starve are probably large enough to have a more large scale effect.

    Second, it's History Channel. Almost nothing they do nowadays is reliable.
     
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  6. May 14, 2012 #5
    Not to mention that if it can suck airplanes and ships, it can suck all the water there.
    Seriously who came up with that idea?
     
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  7. May 14, 2012 #6
    History Channel. :wink:
     
  8. May 14, 2012 #7
    ^ ^ lol :biggrin:

    Actually, I remember reading that if you go through the official, documented disappearance incidents in the area, the statistics are not very different than any other (similar) area in the world.

    Of course, aliens have been well known to alter statistics :biggrin:
     
  9. May 14, 2012 #8

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    Yep. Me too. Though I cannot back that up with citations. Except Wiki:


     
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