THE wreckage of the Titanic could disappear completely by 2030, all because of ‘hungry’ bacteria in the ocean.
The once grand Titanic has been sitting 3,800 meters below the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean since 1912 – after it hit an iceberg and sank.
However, because of how deep the wreckage laid, it stayed well preserved until it was finally found in 1985.
While it has been over thirty years since the wreck was discovered, now scientists don’t think the remains of the ship have much time left.
While the deterioration has slowed, in 2010 proteobacteria were found on rusticles that had been recovered from the wreckage.
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