Robert Joling is a World War II veteran of the Pacific Theater of Operations. He practiced law before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Eastern and Western Federal District Courts in 1951 and the Arizona Federal District Court in 1972. During the 57 years that Bob has been licensed to practice law, he has spent over 50 years in the promotion of the forensic sciences, becoming a Fellow (1961) and past President of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (1975-76). Bob was a Founder and Chairperson of the Forensic Science Foundation. He was a Member of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences and also a former Associate in Law of the American College of Legal Medicine.
Starting in her new full-show, last Thursday of the month guest slot,investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe presented news about Planet X, the Peruvian meteorite, and other space and earth topics. She interviewed geological sciences Prof. Peter Schultz, who told her that the 2007 meteorite in Peru was very unusual due to its high rate of speed (it's estimated it came in at 15,000 mph), and the fact that witnesses observed the collision. The subsequent villagers' illnesses could have been due to breathing the dust after the crash rather than arsenic poisoning or anything from space, he added. For more, see Linda's Earthfiles report. She spoke with planetary scientist Mark Sykes about Kobe University's finding that there is likely a large 'Planet X' in the outer reaches of our solar system that takes 1,000 years to orbit the sun. New types of telescopes may make detection of such bodies more feasible, he noted. For more, view the full interview.Linda also touched o ... More »Host: George Noory