Welcome to another edition of “Hawaii Science Digest”. This Hawaii Island blog focuses on science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, cyber security, and artificial intelligence (AI). Views expressed in this science news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Topics cited in this post come from the online edition of “Smithsonian.com DAILY”.
On this day in 1957, the Wham-O toy company debuted the Frisbee, a plastic disc inspired by Connecticut college students who threw empty pie tins they got from an establishment called the Frisbie Pie Company.