For centuries, rogue waves have been recorded in both folklore and literature but have never been given any scientific thought until the last few decades. With the use of new technology added to theoretical models in both Mathematics and Physics,
A Texas couple celebrating their 66th wedding anniversary in a Mexican resort city were swept away to their deaths by a freak wave. The ocean waters engulfed Richard Culpepper, 86, and his wife, Nancy, 83, on Wednesday as the couple
The ocean can be a scary place, with powerful winds and massive swells that wreck the best vessels man can build. But perhaps no single danger is more feared than the rogue wave, which can’t be forecast, and thus carries
It was as if the world learned nothing from the sinking of the Titanic. In the 1970s the world’s largest offshore oil drilling rig was constructed in Japan and then shipped to the rough waters off the coast of Newfoundland.
Out at sea, sailors are faced with harsh conditions that are often unpredictable. Ship-engulfing rogue waves can suddenly tower from nothing, measuring eight times higher than surrounding seas. These conditions pose a real danger for sailors, as these incoming rogue