Researchers have now uncovered the DNA of a previously unknown group of hominids
"If the journey to this point taught us anything it is that it's definitely not going to be easy"
"The whole of the government will discuss this"
In 1946 the US detonated an atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia; it was the first underwater test of the device
Scientists said the ash could have reached an altitude of 8 to 10 miles
The discovery was made in water samples gathered in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico
The pilot of the plane still missing
It hit some 372 km east of the New Caledonian capital Noumea
The trip has been planned in conjunction with various partners, which include 27 scientific organizations like NASA & Woods Hold Oceanographic Institution
it's possible that as much as 20 percent of it could have reached the Earth's surface