Japan today – 20 to 50 years olds “at risk” and infected with SAR-CoV-2

Tokyo JR line yesterday at rush hour I read the headlines in Japanese from the Kyodo News Service yesterday (02APR20 in Japan) with apprehension.  Here is an English link to that same story which is mostly the same. It has begun.  If you recall how pandemics occur, they appear unevenly in waves. By the time …

A root explanation of Richard Feynman’s PhD thesis by Tibees!

  "Do you know Tibees?"  Usual not a question you will encounter.  Either you do and think it's a superfluous question. Or if you don't, well then, here she is.   She is a one-woman explainer, instructor, teacher, YouTuber of mathematics and physics.  And the force behind explaining some pretty esoteric subjects. If you like what …

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 declined last week in Washington State

By Hal Bernton, Seattle Times staff reporter "Hospitalizations for patients with symptoms of COVID-19-like illnesses in Washington declined last week by more than 20%, a hopeful sign for the region and a nation gripped by the coronavirus pandemic. "The state Department of Health (DOH) survey, covering the seven-day period that ended Saturday, tallied 193 admissions …

The Arctic Report Card 2019 – delivered home a little late, my fault. We got F’s…

The Arctic Report Card is issued annually by NOAA and NOAA scientists in both an essay format and a hard numbers format.  Both presentations are valid and draw on ALL OUR SENSES to learn.  The video (below) posted on YouTube is a clear summation of the FY 2019 (Fiscal Year). We got F's, no question. …

Mars Rover Perseverance 2020 is delivered and “Good-To-Go!” at Cape

Photo Credit: KSC - NASA March 26, 2020 The plate affixed to the aft crossbeam of NASA's Mars Perseverance rover— seen here on March 16, 2020, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida — carries 10,932,295 names submitted by people during NASA's "Send Your Name to Mars" campaign and essays of the 155 finalists in …

NASA Shows Perseverance with Helicopter, Cruise Stage Testing

NASA’s Mars Helicopter and its cruise stage undergo functional testing in the airlock inside Kennedy Space Center’s Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility on March 10, 2020.  Credits: NASA/Cory Huston   By Jim Cawley NASA's Kennedy Space Center "The Mars 2020 mission involving NASA’s newly named rover — Perseverance — received a significant boost following the completion …