Science and Technology

Somerton Man Mystery

Posted on: Sun 13 Jun 2021

The body of an unidentified person known as The Somerton Man was recently exhumed to be analysed by modern DNA and forensics technology.

Derek Abbott is a Professor of Physics at The University of Adelaide, and has been on the trail of the identity of The Somerton Man for years now.

Professor Abbott joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann to unpack the mystery.

Image: Michael Coghlan via Flickr

Produced by Paul Davies


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