The Planetary Science Advisory Committee (PAC) is a new FACA committee of NASA, and replaces the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NAC SC. Jennifer Glass of the Georgia Institute of Technology is a PAC member.
NASA Science, Oct 27, 2020
Researchers at the London School for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine discovered respondents had seen roughly the same number of people. A new interactive tool developed by scientists at Georgia Tech University in the US gives the odds of an infected person being in a room as a percentage.
The Telegraph, Oct 25, 2020
‘We are out of time:’ Destructive wildfires in Colorado will grow worse as season lengthens, scientists warn
“We are out of time, and I shudder to think what other ‘fast-forward’ climate destruction we’re facing in the next years,” said climate scientist Kim Cobb of Georgia Tech.
CNBC, Oct 23, 2020
Are you wondering how risky it is to have a group of people over for Thanksgiving or go visit a relative out of town? Georgia Tech's COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment planning tool can help you figure out what is the best option for you.
10 News, Oct 23, 2020
Nicholas V. Hud, a chemist at the Georgia Institute of Technology who is a colleague of the study’s authors, says the work shows that reactions analogous to those in the Krebs cycle can happen without the need for catalysts.
Chemical & Engineering News, Oct 19, 2020
Georgia Tech’s experience using widespread testing as a cornerstone of its pandemic-fighting toolkit shows encouraging results on campus. It could prove to be the bridge between safety and renewed economic and social life. Story written by Joshua Weitz and Greg Gibson of the School of Biological Sciences.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct 16, 2020
With mentorship having gone virtual this past summer, three geosciences programs offer case studies about how to form meaningful connections during a time of social distancing. Joseph Montoya is an example of a chance mentor brought on board by the program.
Eos: Science News by AGU, Oct 13, 2020
From March 20 to May 14, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and North Carolina State University conducted an online survey of 90 health care professionals and 90 non-health care workers from 35 states – with both groups having matching ages and sexes – to better understand the pandemic’s impact on the health care industry.
Safety + Health, Oct 13, 2020
"We performed simulations of black-hole collisions using supercomputers and then compared the rapidly changing shape of the remnant black hole to the gravitational waves it emits." Christopher Evans, co-author and graduate student from the Georgia Institute of Technology, said.
CNet, Oct 8, 2020
A study currently being conducted by Ph.D. candidate Emily Hokett at Georgia Tech is finding that even significant variations in the time an adult goes to bed each night is associated with poorer scores on dementia tests.
News Medical Life Sciences, Oct 7, 2020