MH370 and the Sea of Uncertainty

Posted on: March 21, 2014 | Jeff Wise - Slate Magazine

For a second day, ships and aircraft scoured a patch of sea 1,500 miles southwest of Australia, looking for two large pieces of debris that were spotted by... More ›

If We Don’t Find Floating Debris, We’ll Never Find Malaysia 370

Posted on: March 19, 2014 | Alex Davies - Business Insider

Our best chance for solving the mystery of the missing Malaysia 777 hinges on finding the bulk of the wreckage, especially the "black boxes" that record the most... More ›

How Statisticians Could Help Find That Missing Plane

Posted on: March 17, 2014 | Carl Bialik - FiveThirtyEight

What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and where is it now? Statistical tools can’t answer those questions any more definitively than Malaysian officials have. Yet they can... More ›

Math Equation Could help find Missing Malaysian Plane

Posted on: March 12, 2014 | Ehab Zahriyeh - Aljazeera America

Days after a Malaysian airliner with 239 people aboard went missing en route to Beijing, searchers are still struggling to find any confirmed sign of the plane. Authorities... More ›

Experts Say The Black Boxes From The Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Should Turn Up Soon

Posted on: March 10, 2014 | Alex Davies - Business Insider

A Malaysia Airlines that took off with more than 200 people on board has been missing for nearly three days, and a massive search of the South China... More ›

A Speck in the Sea

Posted on: January 2, 2014 | Paul Tough - NY Times Magazine

Looking back, John Aldridge knew it was a stupid move. When you’re alone on the deck of a lobster boat in the middle of the night, 40 miles... More ›

How Air France 447’s Missing Wreckage Was Found—and Why It Took So Long

Posted on: April 18, 2011 | Jeff Wise - Popular Mechanics

After Air France flight 447 disappeared off the Brazilian coast shortly after takeoff on the night of May 31, 2009, French aviation authorities were keen to find out... More ›