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Candidate Policies Synopsis

The presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22, 2020: Joe Biden, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, right, and President Donald Trump, left
November 2, 2020

Candidate Policies - COVID-19 Donald Trump To manage the coronavirus pandemic, Donald Trump has instituted travel restrictions including bans and screening, signed and approved the CARES Act and...

The Ballot is Stronger Than the Bullet: A Global Perspective on the US Elections

The 2020 election is going to be a critical moment in U.S. history.
November 2, 2020

With the United States Presidential Election tomorrow, the suspense in the U.S. is slowly building up. On November 3rd, 2020, the 59th quadrennial U.S. presidential election will officially end. Its results...

COVID-19 Outbreak – When Will It End and How to End It

Figure 1 COVID-19 case growth curve in logarithmic scale
April 27, 2020

As of April 3, 2020, there have been 275,586 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, a sharp rise from 101,657 just a week ago. According to Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resources Center,...

COVID-19 and the Danger of Exponential Growth

The normally congested freeways of the Bay Area.
March 20, 2020

On March 6, 2020, Stanford University announced that all classes would be conducted online for the remainder of winter quarter when one faculty member was among 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19 virus in...

Last Light: Space Telescope Kepler Closes Its Eyes

Last Light: Space Telescope Kepler Closes Its Eyes
December 12, 2018

On October 30, NASA announced that space telescope Kepler has run out of fuel and will no longer be in service. In nine years, Kepler surveyed many thousands of stars and discovered the majority of exoplanets...

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