Head - Carl (Charles or Charlie) Webb at Swinburne Football Club
The Somerton Man

The Somerton Man Carl Webb’s WWII Death Poems Staged in His Eternal Shadow-Show “Tamám Shud”: A Lasting J. C. Williamsonian Suicide Mystery Play Still Staging, Now Featuring Us, from the Somerton Beach in Australia Since Its Opening on Nov. 30, 1948

In this new and updated 2024 OKCIR Report, sociologist Mohammad H. Tamdgidi reports how his 2021 reported solution to deciphering the Somerton Man’s code as a suicide note anticipated and can more reliably prove the still unconfirmed (and, as proposed based on procedurally flawed mask-hair DNA analyses, not confirmable) 2022 unofficial identification of his identity as Carl Webb, break the impasse in solving the rest of the case to explain the mystery of his end-of-life story, and even shed light on another suicide mystery. [read more]

The Somerton Man Code Found on the Back of a Copy of Edward FitzGerald's First Edition of Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat
Quantum Sociological Imagination

Doubting the New Somerton Man Findings: Do 0.01% Error Chances Actually Matter in Science?

Those who have been interested in the Somerton Man (TSM) case and are familiar with OKCIR’s recently published Tamám Shud: How the Somerton Man’s Last Dance for a Lasting Life Was Decoded — Omar Khayyam Center Research Report (Okcir Press, 2021) may find the following notes by its author, Mohammad H. Tamdgidi, Ph.D., helpful in further investigating the case. [read more]