Health

Droplets Loaded With Coronaviruses Last Far Longer Than Previously Thought

Tiny droplets loaded with viruses disappear more slowly after exhalation than previous models suggested. Experiments and simulations by TU Wien (Vienna) can now explain this. It is easier to get infected in winter than in summer — this is true for the Corona pandemic, for influenza, and for other viral diseases. Relative humidity plays an […]

Technology

First Deep Drilling Success for ExoMars – Much Deeper Than Any Other Martian Rover Has Ever Attempted

ESA’s Rosalind Franklin twin rover on Earth has drilled down and extracted samples 1.7 meters into the ground – much deeper than any other martian rover has ever attempted. The successful collection of soil from a hard stone and its delivery to the laboratory inside the rover marks a promising milestone for the ExoMars 2022 […]