NASA is using both satellite technology, and photographic observations from the International Space Station to try and help solve the mystery.
The soap bars are grey in color, rectangular in shape, and bear the letter markings “RJF”, which as the stories are told, stands for “Rein Juden Fett”, or “pure Jewish fat”.
The oldest known piece of polyphonic music was recently found inked at the bottom of a 10th century manuscript in the British Library. Giovanni Varelli, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge was an intern at the library when he discovered the unusual notation of the music and then realized that he was looking at music written for two parts.
The results were surprising, probably especially for Shakespearean actors; the king’s skeleton showed no signs of a hunch- he instead had scoliosis, and not a particularly disfiguring case of it.
While watching a television show about mining for gold, I learned that one of their many techniques for collecting gold is to wash the mats they work with using clean water, for it sometimes reveals fleck of gold among the sifted dirt. That’s a pretty good analogy for our cutting room floor each week. Here are some of the gold flecks we would have enjoyed covering in episode 475: