“We’re dealing with some sort of unknown phenomena.”
— Police investigators, Clarksville Police Department, Clarksville, TennesseeClick for report.
The Honorable Paul Hellyer
Canada’s 16th Minister of National Defence 1963-1967
Born August 6, 1923 — Died August 8, 2021Click for report.
“It’s been a severe and dangerous summer, some of the heatwaves have been devastatingly hot. … I don’t think anyone anticipated temperatures would be so hot right now. I don’t think we could have expected so many heatwaves in the same general region in one summer. These sort of events are completely unprecedented. You expect records to be beaten by tenths of a degree, not 5F or more.”
— Michael Wehner, Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Nat’l. LabClick for report.
“This study is a once-in-a-lifetime chance. It took scientists hundreds of years to measure Earth’s core. Then after the Apollo missions, it took them 40 years to measure the Moon’s core. Now InSight took just two years to measure Mars’ core.”
— Simon Stähler, lead author of the core paper, Swiss research university ETH Zurich, inNASA July 22, 2021 press release about this first interior mapping of Mars.Click for report.
“The COVID Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory viruses we know of and that I have seen in my 20-year career.”
— Rochelle Walensky, M. D., CDC Director, Atlanta, GeorgiaClick for report.
“I have lived in Zhengzhou all my life and have never seen such a heavy rainstorm as today, July 20, 2021…” where passengers were trapped in waist-high water.”
— Wang Guirong, restaurant manager in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China
“I am scared that it seems to be happening so quickly. There have been seriously record-breaking events all over the world, within weeks of each other.”
— Hayley Fowler, Ph.D., Hydroclimatologist, U. K. Newcastle University
Click for report.
“I heard a faint droning from the south and then a violent boom that shook my windows and walls. I jumped up and ran out of the house to see what had hit my roof, but nothing was there.”
— Pj Adams, Urbana, Dallas County, MissouriClick for report.