COVID-19 vaccines: What does 95% efficacy actually mean?

COVID-19 vaccines: What does 95% efficacy actually mean?

COVID-19 vaccines: What does 95% efficacy actually mean? You have likely heard that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine efficacy is 95%, Moderna’s is 94% and Johnson & Johnson’s is 66%. But what do these numbers actually mean? COVID-19 vaccines: What does 95% efficacy actually mean?

Why Mars is having its busiest two weeks in 47 years

Why Mars is having its busiest two weeks in 47 years

Why Mars is having its busiest two weeks in 47 years It’s a busy February for Mars, with three probes from three separate space agencies arriving at the red planet over the course of just nine days. Here’s why. Why Mars is having its busiest …..

‘Designer molecules’ could create tailor-made quantum devices

‘Designer molecules’ could create tailor-made quantum devices

‘Designer molecules’ could create tailor-made quantum devices Quantum bits made from “designer molecules” are coming into fashion. By carefully tailoring the composition of molecules, researchers are creating chemical systems suited to a variety of quantum tasks. “The ability to control molecules … makes them just …..

Three things to know about the disastrous flood in India

Three things to know about the disastrous flood in India

Three things to know about the disastrous flood in India A flash flood surged down a river in India’s Himalayan Uttarakhand state on February 7, killing at least 30 people and washing away two hydroelectric power stations. As rescue workers search for more than 100 …..

What is ozone?

What is ozone?

What is ozone? Exploring the molecule known as ozone, which can both protect and harm us here on Earth. What is ozone?

Who was buried at Sutton Hoo?

Who was buried at Sutton Hoo?

Who was buried at Sutton Hoo? A medieval ship burial in England is now captivating viewers of the Netflix drama “The Dig.” But who is actually buried at the 1,400-year-old site known as Sutton Hoo? Who was buried at Sutton Hoo?

The birth of a lightning bolt was caught on video

The birth of a lightning bolt was caught on video

The birth of a lightning bolt was caught on video A new slow-motion video offers the best view yet of the split-second collision of electric currents that creates a flash of lightning. The video captures a thread of electric current, or lightning leader, zipping down …..

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Read a free issue of All About Space magazine!

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Read a free issue of All About History magazine

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Famous brain sketches come to life again as embroideries

Famous brain sketches come to life again as embroideries

Famous brain sketches come to life again as embroideries In the late 1800s, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, a Spanish brain scientist, spent long hours in his attic drawing elaborate cells. His careful, solitary work helped reveal individual cells of the brain that together create wider …..

Top 10 science anniversaries to celebrate in 2021

Top 10 science anniversaries to celebrate in 2021

Top 10 science anniversaries to celebrate in 2021 Centuries from now, 2021 will be celebrated as an anniversary year most noted for getting rid of 2020. It will be less remembered as a year featuring a diverse roster of scientific anniversaries, ranging from the 1300th …..

2nd SpaceX 'Starship' explodes during landing test

2nd SpaceX 'Starship' explodes during landing test

2nd SpaceX 'Starship' explodes during landing test SpaceX tested one of its giant, silver “Starship” prototypes Tuesday (Feb. 2). And for the second time in two months, it exploded on landing. 2nd SpaceX 'Starship' explodes during landing test

What is plate tectonics?

What is plate tectonics?

What is plate tectonics? Blame plate tectonics for Earth’s mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, and why its continents fit together like pieces of a giant jigsaw puzzle. What is plate tectonics?