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Trump directs experts to see whether they can bring ‘light inside the body’ to kill the coronavirus, even as his own expert shuts him down

President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that scientists and other experts investigate whether there’s a way to inject disinfectant, light, or heat into the human body to kill the coronavirus. “Suppose that we hit the body with a tremendous, whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light,” Trump said at the […]
Trump directs experts to see whether they can bring ‘light inside the body’ to kill the coronavirus, even as his own expert shuts him down
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The 2018 vernal equinox has arrived — here’s what it is and how it works

The vernal equinox of 2018 passed at 3.15am, AEDT. Earth’s rotation does not cause equinoxes. Equinoxes occur when Earth’s tilted axis is perpendicular to the sun’s rays. During an equinox at Earth’s equator, the sun appears almost directly overhead. The year’s vernal equinox, also called the March or – in […]
The 2018 vernal equinox has arrived  —  here’s what it is and how it works
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The American flags astronauts planted on the moon are disintegrating

NASA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission this month. Astronauts on each of NASA’s six Apollo missions planted an American flag on the moon. Brilliant sunlight and a lack of atmosphere to filter it have likely bleached all of the Apollo flags bone-white. It’s possible some […]
The American flags astronauts planted on the moon are disintegrating