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Scientists Find Clues Behind the Mystery of Amelia Earhart's Disappearance


Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Hans
- 1463 days ago - newsfeed.time.com
Famed as the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart vanished in a record attempt to circle the world's equator. Later declared missing and eventually dead, many believed her plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the ocean.



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Ralph R Sutton (56)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 1:02 pm
It would be nice to have all of the speculation and uncertainty put to rest and to finally know what happened to her.
 

. (0)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 1:34 pm
I agree with Ralph's comment. It's too bad they can't recover the skeletal remains found in the '30's.
 

Nancy M. (202)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 2:45 pm
Very interesting. Thanks
 

Kim O. (398)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 2:46 pm
Wow! Very interesting article! Wouldn't that be amazing news! The odds of even making the landing on the reef and getting to shore in one piece are astronomical! Thanks Hans!
 

Judith C. (160)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 3:10 pm
thanks for sharing
 

(0)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 3:11 pm
It would be nice to solve the mystery.
 

Krasimira B. (175)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 3:18 pm
Noted with thanks.
 

Nancy Anderson (19)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 3:42 pm
Noted Yes It would be nice to find out the end of the mystery.
 

Shirley S. (176)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 3:55 pm
Yes we LIKE to SOLVE mysteries.
 

Terry King (109)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 4:56 pm
The bone might have been from the flipper of a turtle? I have an idea... Complete the investigation before publishing the results! She might, by the same reasoning, may have been abducted by a UFO!
 

Catherine Turley (193)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 5:52 pm
why wouldn't the british have saved human remains found on an uninhabited island?
 

Penelope Ryan (175)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 5:55 pm
This is exciting Hans, I would love to have them find out what happened to this brave lady.
 

Kaye S. (45)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 6:24 pm
How cool is that. Thanks.
 

Carol Dreeszen (362)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 8:10 pm
This would be great to see if this is in fact what happened to her! I watched the movie of her and it was really good!
 

Bruce Eyster (62)
Wednesday December 15, 2010, 11:36 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAb6Jgb41mo
 

Bon L. (0)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 4:41 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Colin Hope (243)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 5:36 am
Noted with interest!!
 

Esther Z. (96)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 6:45 am
Noted....
 

Charla D. (67)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 7:01 am
One of history's great mysteries. I would prefer to think that her plane crashed and that she and her copilot were killed instantly rather than that they suffered, stranded on a deserted island with only vain hopes of rescue. That would truly have been tragic.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 7:55 am
I still remember the folk song about her. "There's a beautiful, beautiful field. Far away in a land that is fair. Happy landings to you, Amelia Earhart. Farewell, first lady of the air!"

No matter how she died she will always be immortal in memory of her courage.
 

Angela Dubie (306)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 12:25 pm
The story may actually give us more questions than answers though! It stated that she would have had the fuel to get to that island, did they even look for her there? Was that her early retremnt plan, or was she retired? Was she worth more dead than alive to her husband? The movie sure didn't mention any nearby islands! But you know how movies...extort the thrut! Like every other mystery, we may never know the truth! As many people who could have been behind the assassination of J.F.K. and 911,, if the official stories are fabrications, why has no one come forth? But maybe they have but the media silenced them or they were just taken out, but that's just another mystery!
 

Tony B. (6)
Thursday December 16, 2010, 1:36 pm
Solving her mystery would be a real mixed blessing. Her mystery contributed greatly to her fame. Many other pilots, men & women were lost in early days rush for aeronautic firsts.

If people today died in efforts like these pilots it would all end up in lawsuits & government investigations.
Bureaucracy is trying to snuff out the adventurers spirit!
 

. (0)
Friday December 17, 2010, 12:42 pm
From a tiny sliver of bone...
 

Ge M. (218)
Friday December 17, 2010, 3:58 pm
A great woman massively underappreciated in her time.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 17, 2010, 9:18 pm
noted and thanks...while many times we feel the need to know all answers and solve the mysteries...there may be many mysteries we may not solve....this has been one for a very long time...while it would be nice to know...i don't see how it could possibly change anything now...their families have already accepted the inevitable...and it has long been thought that they ran out of fuel....finding the island, finding some remnants, possibly finding parts of the plane...then we would certainly know the solution...but after all these years, it really is no longer necessary....
 
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