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Light, Wavelengths, and Inactivating COVID-19

12 Jun 2020

Maybe you’ve read about specific wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) light being used to sanitize objects and inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Or perhaps you’ve seen something about how certain...

COVID-5G: How Distrust and Coincidences Empower the Alex Jones in Our Brain

24 Apr 2020

We all have a tiny Alex Jones in our brain. When we forget he’s there, it’s easy to mock the belief that 5G waves are causing our current viral pandemic. But with telecommunications masts on fire...

A Close Look at Cell Phone Towers

13 Nov 2019

The large increase in lung cancer following World War II, was quickly recognized as a public health problem. The surge in smoking following WWI & II, when soldiers were given free cigarettes,...

The Elephants Foot of Chernobyl

22 Mar 2018

After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, reactor number 4, which was involved in the accident, was encased in concrete to contain the radiation and debris, creating a structure known as “the...

Beer Can Survive a Nuclear Fallout

8 Mar 2018

In 1957 the U.S. government conducted a study aptly named “The Effect of Nuclear Explosions on Commercially Packaged Beverages”. The researchers placed cans and bottles of beer and other drinks in...

Can Science Explain the New Star Wars Planet?

6 Feb 2018

Science fiction movies are usually a little more fiction than science, but you never know where you might catch a glimmer of the real world. For instance, take the bona fide space classic: Star...

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