Using Science To Solve The Amelia Earhart Mystery

This year marks the 60th anniversary of aviator Amelia Earhart's disappearance during her 1937 world flight attempt. Some people believe that her plane crashed at sea, while others believe that she landed on an island in the central Pacific. In this Science Friday, we'll find out how technology is being used to uncover new evidence that may solve the mystery. Guests: Richard Gillespie Executive Director The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery Wilmington, Delaware Randall Jacobson Program Manager Office of Naval Research Arlington, Virginia Listeners call in



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