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Anti-5G cell tower attacks spread to the Netherlands

Anti-5G cell tower attacks spread to the Netherlands Sponsored Links Michel Porro/Getty Images Cell tower attacks aren’t just a UK phenomenon. De Telegraaf reports (via Reuters) that attackers committed arson or sabotage against several cell towers in the Netherlands, four of them just in the past week. The incidents were likely fuelled by anti-5G panic,…

Follow Apollo 13 in real-time on its 50th anniversary

Follow Apollo 13 in real-time on its 50th anniversary Sponsored Links NASA Now’s your chance to relive another important part of space history. Apollo in Real Time is streaming audio and video from Apollo 13 on the 50th anniversary of the “successful failure’s” launch on April 11th, 1970. The mission dialogue will let you experience…

NASA’s Mars helicopter is ready for the red planet

NASA’s Mars helicopter is ready for the red planet Sponsored Links NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is in the final stages of preparing the Perseverance rover for its trip to the red planet, which could begin anytime between July 17th and August 5th if everything goes as planned. Over the past week, the team assembled the machine, tested…

Leading with the Unknowns in COVID-19 Models

Leading with the Unknowns in COVID-19 Models

Leading with the Unknowns in COVID-19 Models Jessica Hullman As the U.S. tops the chart on COVID-19 cases and growth rate, the theme of regret is ubiquitous in the media. Lost time that could have been spent enacting more stringent distancing measures weighs on the minds of many leaders and citizens. As a researcher in…

Apple Maps will show COVID-19 testing locations

Apple Maps will show COVID-19 testing locations Sponsored Links Apple It should soon be easier to find COVID-19 testing locations if you live in Apple’s ecosystem. As 9to5Mac discovered, Apple has opened a portal for healthcare providers to add their COVID-19 test facilities to Maps. The listings will tell you what you need to know…

Remembering Big Bang Basher Fred Hoyle

Remembering Big Bang Basher Fred Hoyle

Remembering Big Bang Basher Fred Hoyle John Horgan The recent deaths of Freeman Dyson, Philip Anderson and Margaret Burbidge have stirred up memories of other giants of physics. I’m posting profiles of some of these characters in the hope that readers will find them interesting and relevant to current scientific controversies. They might also provide a distraction from coronavirus coverage.…

Disease Outbreaks Happen All the Time, But…

Disease Outbreaks Happen All the Time, But…

Disease Outbreaks Happen All the Time, But… Kirsten Taylor-McCabe As we adjust to life in the midst the COVID-19 pandemic, the scientific community is working overtime to understand the virus and mitigate its impacts. While much of the general public is seeing for the first time the risks and disruption caused by a novel contagious…