Since the 1950s, then, the array of possible scenarios painted by theorists has been virtually endless. Some blame human error or violent weather, while others point to underwater metals that interfere with navigation equipment. There are even those who think that the lost city of Atlantis did it.
And that is why, when some real-life scientists have something to chip into the conversation, a lot of people are interested. For example, a recent documentary gave two men a platform to discuss a possible culprit for the tragedies. The result was pretty crazy.