Has an Old Soviet Mystery at Last Been Solved?

“The victims’ families were left deeply dissatisfied. Many of them wrote to officials, including Khrushchev, demanding a more thorough investigation. But nothing more was done, and the mysterious deaths of the nine skiers subsided into relative obscurity.”

Source: The New Yorker
Published: May 10, 2021
Length: 22 minutes (5,559 words)

The Day the Dinosaurs Died

A young unknown scientist may have found fossil remains dating from the day when an asteroid hit the earth and eventually wiped 99 percent of life from the planet. If it’s true, this is one of the most important scientific discoveries of the century. Other scientists have their doubts.

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Mar 29, 2019
Length: 40 minutes (10,178 words)