120 - The Hindenburg Disaster

Oh the humanity! A new episode has landed (crashed). It's one of the most documented disasters of the 20th Century, but what really happened to The Hindenburg? What could possibly bring down the largest vessel that has ever flown? An acrobat, Nazis and a boy with the best name we have ever come across... this story has it all. 


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING


https://www.space.com/16595-montgolfiers-first-balloon-flight.html


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ferdinand-Graf-von-Zeppelin


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_airship_accidents


http://mentalfloss.com/article/19442/blimp-vs-zeppelin-whats-difference


http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/


http://www.history.com/news/the-hindenburg-disaster-9-surprising-facts


https://www.livescience.com/58959-hindenburg-crash.html


http://www.unmuseum.org/mob/hindenburg.htm


Seconds From Disaster (National Geographic)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0V14MgfKNnc


http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/nonfiction/a-very-brief-history-of-airships/


http://www.zeppelinhistory.com/rigid-airships-history/history-of-rigid-airships/


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindenburg_disaster#Lightning_hypothesis


http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/hindenburg-mystery-solved-after-76-years-8517996.html


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