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Rapid tests play a crucial role in curbing COVID-19 infections – especially as people gather for the holidays
How rapid antigen tests work.
Will Omicron be More Contagious Than Delta?
Will omicron – the new coronavirus variant of concern – be more contagious than delta? A virus evolution expert explains what researchers know and what they don’t
How can scientists update coronavirus vaccines for omicron?
A microbiologist answers 5 questions about how Moderna and Pfizer could rapidly adjust mRNA vaccines
Have we made an object that could travel 1% the speed of light?
Why even 1% of light speed is hard.
A small telescope past Saturn could solve some mysteries of the universe better than giant telescopes near Earth
A telescope in the outer solar system would be able to do unique science that is impossible closer to the Sun.
5 ways life would be better if it were always daylight saving time
Congress should move the entire country to year-round DST
What are the blood clots associated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine? 4 questions answered
Two vaccines – the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S. and the AstraZeneca vaccine in Europe – have been linked to an increased chance of a rare type of blood clot.
Massive flare seen on the closest star to the solar system: What it means for chances of alien neighbors
R. O. Parke Loyd, Arizona State University The Sun isn’t the only star to produce stellar flares. On April 21, 2021, a team of astronomers published new research describing the brightest flare ever measured from Proxima Centauri in ultraviolet light. To learn about this extraordinary event – and what it might mean for any lifeContinue reading “Massive flare seen on the closest star to the solar system: What it means for chances of alien neighbors”
New Research Resolves Moon Rock Mystery
Moon lacked a magnetic field for nearly all its history – new research resolves mystery sparked by rocks brought back on Apollo.