A Herd Already Immune

Our society won’t be able to return to anything approaching normalcy until enough people are inoculated with an effective vaccine for COVID-19. But I have serious doubts we can count on enough of our fellow citizens to get the shot. Read on.

As I Tweeted

It’s extremely improbable that there’s a parallel universe where positive is negative, left is right, and time runs backwards. But if there is, in that universe, every movie is “Memento.” Except “Memento.”

No Ventilator For You!

This op-ed agrees with my earlier pieces saying people who protest against lockdowns have a moral duty to forgo medical care in favor of those who followed the rules.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today: North Pole Time

As I browse around the internet looking for interesting articles, I occasionally come across a lead paragraph or two that absolutely sucks me in. Here’s a perfect example, from a Scientific American piece by Katie Weeman.

Coronavirus Con

Jim Bakker is being sued by the Attorney General of Missouri for selling what he claims is a Coronavirus cure. Here is the story.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today: Art Caplan

With daily updates of the coronavirus infecting more and more people, let’s look back at a piece NYU professor of medicine Art Caplan wrote in 2016 predicting how Trump would handle a global pandemic.

Yes, It Is Rocket Science

I know I’ve been writing quite a bit about space lately, but there are two more things I have to mention in regards to spacecraft launching and returning.