After 81 years of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, a forensic scientist claims that he has solved the mystery of the world’s first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Since her very bizarre disappearing in 1937 while flying over the Pacific, many have been at odds about her fate; some think she died, some say she’s still alive today and her disappearance was merely an act. Without any physical evidence to show from her departure from the world, there’s really no way to know.
But on March 7, 2018, one man issued a claim that he’s solved the mystery of Amelia Earhart.
Richard Jantz, a retired professor of anthropology and retired director of UT's Forensic Anthropology Center, believes that he’s just found the bones of Amelia Earhart.
These same bones have been looked over time and time again, but this time, they’re saying something different. The bones were originally discovered in 1940 by physician D. W. Hoodless. Hoodless came to the conclusion that the bones belonged to a man, rather than a woman.
But Jantz is certain that the bones belonged to a woman. And not just any woman, but Amelia Earhart!
After doing extensive bone measurement analysis combined several modern quantitative techniques, Jantz has concluded the bones were of the female sex rather than the male sex. According to Science Daily, the data showed that the bones have more similarity to Earhart anyone else in the sample size.
His conclusion was shared in the journal Forensic Anthropology, stating, “Until definitive evidence is presented that the remains are not those of Amelia Earhart, the most convincing argument is that they are hers. Amelia was known to have been in the area of Nikumaroro Island, she went missing, and human remains were discovered which are entirely consistent with her and inconsistent with most other people."
His breaking conclusions are disrupting the Internet- Did Amelia die or is she still alive today? Check out this video below to remember the famous female pilot.