There are 200 teams around the world contributing to the one of the biggest and most dramatic scientific efforts in human history: a COVID-19 vaccine
If Hydroxychloroquine fails-and it’s not looking good-my only response will be massive disappointment. Not entirely unexpected, but also a tragedy.
So we’re still where we were two weeks ago: Betelgeuse might explode tomorrow. It might explode a hundred thousand years from now. But if it does explode soon, we will get the best look we’ve ever had at how stellar explosions work.
I was peripherally involved in this research, which detected some of the highest energy photons every seen from a gamma-ray burst.
I checked the calculations myself and this does appear to be accurate…