In February 2012, Art Molella wrote about why sliced bread is "the best thing."
The year you were born, Harvey H. Bundy wrote about insider trading in the American stock market, just months before the crash that precipitated the Great Depression.
In the letters section of the February 2000 issue, Rafael E. Tarragó wrote to remind James Carroll of Pope Pius XI's 1933 encyclical condemning Nazism.
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In November 2013, Jeremy Elias wrote about the importance of sharing personal accounts of the Holocaust.
In June 2014, Megan Garber wrote about the start of UFO sightings.
Over the years, the moon landing has come to be lauded as the pinnacle of human achievement, although it was often derided at the time. In 1963, NASA astronauts took to The Atlantic to plead the case for landing on the moon.
In September 2015, David Sims argued that Martin Scorcese's Goodfellas endures as a more realistic, if not more beloved, portrayal of the mafia than even the Francis Ford Coppola classic.
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With NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission in 2005, humans landed a probe in the outer reaches of the solar system for the first time, a moment Ross Andersen called the most glorious mission in the history of planetary science.
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