Monthly Archive: August 2020

Why Alaska Is Home to America’s Easternmost Point

Breaking down a geographical technicality. Semisopochnoi Island, top right, is the easternmost point of the United States. Photo from Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon (NASA Earth Observatory) using Landsat data provided by the United States Geological Survey, via Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain. …

Was there a Third A-Bomb? A Fourth? A Fifth?

The “Fat Man” is moved from Assembly Building #2, Tinian – By Don Farrell 2020 Aug 16 – High School textbooks teach that the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were flown to Japan by B-29 Superfortresses based on Tinian in the …

 

Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. Scientists have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6,000-10,000 years ago and is the cause of the eye color of all blue-eyed humans alive on the planet today.  …