Mathematics Came to the Rescue When Searching Seemed Hopeless

Posted on: February 5, 2016 | David C. Bowman - NASA

Math saves lives. Nobody knows that better than Van Gurley, a former Navy captain who today works for a company that uses sophisticated statistical modeling to solve puzzles... More ›

Our New Best Guess for Where to Find MH370: The Indian Ocean

Posted on: August 6, 2015 | Alex Davies - Wired

YOU'D THINK CONFIRMING that the piece of airplane that washed ashore on Réunion came from Flight MH370would be great news. If nothing else, it proves investigators have been spending their... More ›

Using Bayesian Theory To Find A 131-Year-Old Treasure

Posted on: May 15, 2015 - Five Thirty Eight

A short documentary featuring Dr. Larry Stone and the search for the SS Central America. The SS Central America, a steamer carrying a cache of gold, sank off... More ›

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AirAsia Flight: BCC World News Media Activity

Posted on: January 8, 2015 | Metron Scientific Solutions

Metron’s Van Gurley appeared on CNN and BBC to discuss the search for the missing AirAsia flight. More ›

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AirAsia Flight: CNN Media Activity

Posted on: January 5, 2015 | Brian Todd - CNN

Time is ticking for the searchers to find the black box from the crashed AirAsia flight. What can we learn from it? CNN's Brian Todd explains. More ›

The Use Of Bayesian Statistics

Posted on: September 30, 2014 | F. D. Flam - NY Times

The method was invented in the 18th century by an English Presbyterian minister named Thomas Bayes — by some accounts to calculate the probability of God’s existence. In... More ›

Uncharted Waters – Deep-Sea Explorers Angle to Solve Mystery of Missing Malaysian Airliner

Posted on: August 4, 2014 | Daniel Stacy - WSJ

In the weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, most likely in the Indian Ocean, Australian officials said they knew less about the area they were exploring than... More ›

Malaysia Jet Target Search Area Nearly Exhausted but Options Remain

Posted on: April 23, 2014 - NBC News

The autonomous sub scouring the depths of the Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was finishing up the last five percent of the target area on Sunday... More ›

MH370: Media Activity

Posted on: April 11, 2014 | Metron Scientific Solutions

Metron’s Van Gurley and Colleen Keller are tentatively scheduled to appear on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer tonight starting at 5pm.  Van Gurley will also appear on... More ›

MH370: Media Activity

Posted on: April 10, 2014 | Metron Scientific Solutions

Metron’s Van Gurley will appear on CNN at 10am.  Colleen Keller will appear on KPBS (NPR) Radio at 3pm, then on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer at... More ›