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Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.


Satoshi Nakamoto

On November 1st, 2008, a 9-page whitepaper found its way online. Titled "Bitcoin: A Peer-To-Peer Electronic Cash System," the whitepaper's author clearly articulated their goal to create a decentralized digital currency. 

The only catch was: this author, named "Satoshi Nakamoto," was a complete unknown. Whoever they were, they had registered a domain for "" in August of that year, and the publication of this whitepaper predated the official launch of Bitcoin by a mere two months. 

In the decade since, Bitcoin has grown to be the world's leading cryptocurrency. However, its founder remains a complete enigma, despite becoming one of the wealthiest individuals in the entire world...


Written, hosted, and produced by Micheal Whelan

Special thanks to the host of the podcast Swindled for their participation

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Music Credits

Vitus Von Degen - "Black Gloves"

ROZKOL - "To the Water's Edge"

Chris Zabriskie - "Air Hockey Saloon"

ROZKOL - "Happiness, Free, For Everyone, and Let No One Be Forgotten"

Chris Zabriskie - "Oxygen Garden"

Graham Bole - "Nae Shaam"

Artem Bemba - "Respiratory Waves"

BOPD - "New England is Interesting"

ROZKOL - "Cold Breath in the Alleyway"

Blear Moon - "Cold Summer Landscape"

ROZKOL - "Turn the Whole World to Rust"

Ailsa Traves - "Unresolved Mysteries"

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