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Rose Eveleth is a writer and producer based in New York City. She's dabbled in everything from research on pelagic invertebrates to animations about beer to podcasts about fake tumbleweed farms. She's also obsessed with the sounds things make - so if you have anything cool for her to listen to, she wants to hear it! You can follow her at @roseveleth or check out her website roseveleth.com.
A Titanic Timeline, 1909-2012 [Interactive]From the great ocean liner's construction to its sinking to its discovery on the ocean floor, the key moments in the Titanic's history. See our full centenary coverage here