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How To Safely Navigate A Reopening America

How To Safely Navigate A Reopening America

Public health experts advise preventive measures are still needed to reduce Covid-19 transmission. Getty Images Stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic helped to slow down the spread of the disease, but also disrupted a lot of daily life. While everyone is eager to get back to “normal,” public health experts advise preventive measures…
How The NASA SpaceX Launch Will Shed Light On COVID-19: Isolation, Telehealth, PPE, ‘Space Sickness’

How The NASA SpaceX Launch Will Shed Light On COVID-19: Isolation,...

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched from Launch ... [+] Complex 39A on NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard, Saturday, May 30, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA/Joel Kowsky Could space be the…
How To See The ‘Manhattanhenge Effect’ Every Evening Through July 12

How To See The ‘Manhattanhenge Effect’ Every Evening Through July 12

A view of the sunset from 42nd street is seen during the 'Manhattanhenge' on July 12, 2019 in New ... [+] York, United States. (Photo by Atilgan Ozdil/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Getty Images Did you miss the first two “Manhattanhenge” sunsets to strike New York City in 2020? Most did—even Manhattanites—so here’s when to see the…
Psychology – Not Science Or Politics – Will Determine A Successful Reopening For America

Psychology – Not Science Or Politics – Will Determine A Successful...

Dr. Joshua Liao explains that under the pressure of time and uncertainty, people rarely act purely based on logic. Instead, humans tend to make choices in these situations using a set of mental shortcuts Getty Images Most states have reached a pivotal moment, embarking on the path of returning their economies back to normal. Using…
The Army Is Funding Research Into A Structural Cloak Of Invisibility To Protect Soldiers, Vehicles And More

The Army Is Funding Research Into A Structural Cloak Of Invisibility...

This University of Missouri-developed structured lattice-type material protects against damage from ... [+] mechanical energy waves, steering them around objects that it encloses. University of Missouri Harry Potter acolytes are familiar with his special cloak, a magical artifact that renders the wearer invisible. But invisibility doesn’t just apply to things you can’t see. Noise that…
‘Elon Musk Is Not A Lunatic’: Revisiting The Dawn Of SpaceX

‘Elon Musk Is Not A Lunatic’: Revisiting The Dawn Of SpaceX

This article was previously published in the May 12, 2003 issue of Forbes. With SpaceX’s historic private launch of astronauts into orbit, here is the first Forbes profile of Elon Musk from 2003, shortly after the company was founded—and five years before the first Tesla rolled off the line. Elon Musk made a fortune from the…
The Sun Just Woke Up. ‘M-Class’ Solar Flare Ends 925-Day Solar Snooze

The Sun Just Woke Up. ‘M-Class’ Solar Flare Ends 925-Day Solar...

The M1.1 solar flare (R1) that peaked today at 07:24 UTC. NASA After a very quiet period that had some wondering if the Sun was entering a “grand solar minimum,” our star may have woken-up. SpaceWeatherLive.com is reporting that a massive, though brief M-class solar flare on the Sun’s surface was observed peaking at 07:24…
Some Coronavirus Patients Test Positive For Weeks. Interpret Those Results With Caution

Some Coronavirus Patients Test Positive For Weeks. Interpret Those Results With...

Dr. Matthew Binnicker, an expert in the diagnosis of infectious disease, explains why someone might still test positive for Covid-19 weeks after they’ve recovered. PCR tests are precise, but they can also detect the presence of the virus well after it's no longer ... [+] contagious. Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images To date,…
How And Why You Can See The Moon During The Day This Week

How And Why You Can See The Moon During The Day...

Time it right and you can easily see the Moon during the day. Getty Have you ever seen the Moon during the day? Our satellite is generally assumed by most people to be visible only during darkness, but every month the Moon is visible during daylight for the exactly the same time as in darkness. …
Biotech R&D Software Startup Benchling, Started By MIT Undergrads, Scores $850 Million Valuation Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Biotech R&D Software Startup Benchling, Started By MIT Undergrads, Scores $850...

Sajith Wickramasekara started biotech R&D software company Benchling in his MIT dorm room. Now it's ... [+] worth $850 million. Courtesy of Benchling Sajith Wickramasekara started working on an idea for a cloud-based Crispr design tool for scientists during college at MIT eight years ago. Today, researchers at Regeneron, Gilead and other biotech giants rely…

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