1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Shipwreck hunters stumble across mysterious find

Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by micropage7, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. micropage7

    micropage7

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2010
    Messages:
    5,732 (3.54/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,316
    Location:
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    [​IMG]

    Deep down on the bottom of the Baltic Sea, Swedish treasure hunters think they have made the find of a lifetime.

    The problem is, they're not exactly sure what it is they've uncovered.

    Out searching for shipwrecks at a secret location between Sweden and Finland, the deep-sea salvage company Ocean Explorer captured an incredible image more than 80 meters below the water's surface.

    At first glance, team leader and commercial diver Peter Lindberg joked that his crew had just discovered an unidentified flying object, or UFO.

    [​IMG]

    "I have been doing this for nearly 20 years so I have a seen a few objects on the bottom, but nothing like this," said Lindberg.

    "We had been out for nine days and we were quite tired and we were on our way home, but we made a final run with a sonar fish and suddenly this thing turned up," he continued

    Using side-scan sonar, the team found a 60-meter diameter cylinder-shaped object, with a rigid tail 400 meters long.

    The imaging technique involves pulling a sonar "towfish" -- that essentially looks sideways underwater - behind a boat, where it creates sound echoes to map the sea floor below.

    On another pass over the object, the sonar showed a second disc-like shape 200 meters away.

    http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/28/world/europe/swedish-shipwreck-hunters/index.html?hpt=hp_t3
    Maban and Jack Doph say thanks.
  2. n0tiert

    n0tiert

    Joined:
    May 1, 2008
    Messages:
    925 (0.40/day)
    Thanks Received:
    404
    Location:
    Frankfurt/Main - Germany
    from the silhouette i´d say they have found Han Solo ´s Millenium Falcon

    [​IMG]

    lol
  3. LAN_deRf_HA

    LAN_deRf_HA

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2008
    Messages:
    4,525 (1.93/day)
    Thanks Received:
    932
  4. micropage7

    micropage7

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2010
    Messages:
    5,732 (3.54/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,316
    Location:
    Jakarta, Indonesia
  5. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2007
    Messages:
    9,821 (3.99/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,480
    It's another one of those things where the closer you look, the more elusive they get: ie it's fake.

    This was found a while ago, so do you really think that something like this that's genuine wouldn't have the best resources thrown at it with people keen to take a closer look and professionally photograph it and have it plastered all over the news? If this happens, then I'll believe it.

    I don't buy into conspiracy theories to cover it up, either.
  6. Sasqui

    Sasqui

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2005
    Messages:
    7,580 (2.38/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,367
    Location:
    Manchester, NH
    Huh, Noah's Ark wasn't on a mountainside after all :laugh:
    white phantom says thanks.
  7. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2007
    Messages:
    9,821 (3.99/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,480
    lol :)
  8. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    19,854 (6.20/day)
    Thanks Received:
    5,947
    Crunching for Team TPU
  9. NinkobEi

    NinkobEi

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    2,045 (0.72/day)
    Thanks Received:
    340
    UFO? If the thing could fly then I doubt it would be at the bottom of the sea. Unidentified sinking objects can be anything. but they certainly aren't flying.
  10. arnoo1

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2009
    Messages:
    745 (0.42/day)
    Thanks Received:
    124
    Location:
    Netherlands
    it's atlantis:p
  11. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2006
    Messages:
    10,516 (3.38/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,160
    There was actually this swedish guy who proposed Atlantis was around sweden.
    arnoo1 says thanks.
  12. theoneandonlymrk

    theoneandonlymrk

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2010
    Messages:
    3,376 (2.06/day)
    Thanks Received:
    562
    Location:
    Manchester uk
    its damn interesting anyway, ufo or not ,he does say its not close to land either so that limits the possibility of it being man made, and as they said ,spring is the time, so expect more news soon i spose

    no big effort would or could be launched to find out what it is any sooner as it costs a lot of money time and effort to look for anything mid ocean and as ever you Need the weather or your not going to be able to See anything;)
  13. NinkobEi

    NinkobEi

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    2,045 (0.72/day)
    Thanks Received:
    340
    Everyone knows that Atlantis is in front of the mouth of the "Pillars of Hercules"
  14. pantherx12

    pantherx12 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2009
    Messages:
    9,714 (4.70/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,699
    Location:
    ENGLAND-LAND-LAND
  15. AthlonX2

    AthlonX2 HyperVtX™

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2006
    Messages:
    7,148 (2.47/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,651
    +1 now wheres jabba?
  16. RejZoR

    RejZoR

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2004
    Messages:
    4,559 (1.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    909
    Location:
    Europe/Slovenia
    Why is everything "UFO" related ALWAYS all blurry?
  17. slyfox2151

    slyfox2151

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,606 (1.27/day)
    Thanks Received:
    524
    Location:
    Brisbane, Australia
    DAH UFOs have anti camera technology.... sheesh
  18. AphexDreamer

    AphexDreamer

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2007
    Messages:
    7,090 (2.69/day)
    Thanks Received:
    913
    Location:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Aphexdreamer\
    Because the U stands for Unidentified?
  19. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    19,854 (6.20/day)
    Thanks Received:
    5,947
    Actually I think it is because the F stands for fuzzy.:laugh:
    Crunching for Team TPU
  20. NinkobEi

    NinkobEi

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    2,045 (0.72/day)
    Thanks Received:
    340
    and the O stands for Obscure!
  21. BazookaJoe

    BazookaJoe

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2008
    Messages:
    869 (0.40/day)
    Thanks Received:
    235
    [​IMG]

    Stargate Coverstone... Next mystery?
    Crunching for Team TPU
  22. slyfox2151

    slyfox2151

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,606 (1.27/day)
    Thanks Received:
    524
    Location:
    Brisbane, Australia
  23. streetfighter 2

    streetfighter 2 New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2010
    Messages:
    1,658 (1.11/day)
    Thanks Received:
    732
    Location:
    Philly
    [​IMG]
  24. Widjaja

    Widjaja

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2007
    Messages:
    4,819 (1.83/day)
    Thanks Received:
    636
    Location:
    Wangas, New Zealand
    I believe we will find a lot of things becoming 'new' news again because of 2012 and the speculations on what may happen this year according to theories.

    People will be searching about and listening closely for anything and everything which could possibly relate to doomsday.

    Even things which have been around for centuries which we have shrugged off.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page