Planet Earth Report (Weekend Edition) “The Precipice” –Our COVID-19 Epoch Mirrors Beginning of the Atomic Age

The Planet Earth Report (Weekend Edition) --"Iron Laws Detected that Predict the Rise and Fall of Societies"

 

The weekend edition of the “Planet Earth Report” provides a descriptive link to a headline news story by a leading science journalist about an extraordinary discovery, technology, person, or event changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines –“Strange Star May Signal Alien Civilization to Physics of COVID-19”

 

ESO VLT

 

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Planet Earth Report –“When We Became Fully Human to Mystery DNA Helps Defeat Viruses”

Earth from the ISS

 

“Planet Earth Report” provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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“The Extraterrestrial Covid-19 Predictor”

"The Extraterrestrial Covid-19 Predictor"

 

It has been said that the Drake Equation is “a wonderful way to organize our ignorance.” In 1961, astronomer Frank Drake –who later became director of  Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe–developed a mathematical formula to estimate the probability of finding intelligent aliens in the Milky Way. His equation, consisting of only seven variables, stimulated heated debate about a puzzling enigma known as the Fermi Paradox. Decades later, his famous formula continues to influence the search for extraterrestrial life in the universe, and, perhaps, to help determine someone’s chances of catching COVID-19.

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