Curiosity Daily Podcast: How Summer Affects COVID-19, Why So Many Mars Missions Are Launching in July, and Exercise More by Copying Your Friends
Learn about whether summer will help or hurt the coronavirus pandemic; why so many Mars missions like Mars 2020 are launching this summer; and how you might inspire yourself to exercise more by copying your friends.
July 06, 2020
Episode Show Notes:
Will summer help or hurt the COVID-19 pandemic? by Andrea Michelson
- Heat and humidity battle sunshine for influence over the spread of COVID-19, research. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-06/mu-hah060920.php
- Paez, A., Lopez, F. A., Menezes, T., Cavalcanti, R., & Pitta, M. G. da R. (2020). A Spatio‐Temporal Analysis of the Environmental Correlates of COVID‐19 Incidence in Spain. Geographical Analysis. https://doi.org/10.1111/gean.12241
Why so many Mars missions are launching this summer by Cameron Duke
- Jones, A. (2020). Here’s Where and How We Think China Will Land on Mars. IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News. https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/robotic-exploration/where-how-china-mars-mission-news
- Emirates Mars Mission (Hope). (2020). Nasa.gov. https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraft/display.action?id=EMM-HOPE
- July 2019, M. W. 25. (n.d.). 4 Mars Missions Are One Year Away from Launching to the Red Planet in July 2020. Space.Com. Retrieved June 17, 2020, from https://www.space.com/4-mars-missions-one-year-from-july-2020-launch.html
- Let’s Go to Mars! Calculating Launch Windows Activity | NASA/JPL Edu. (2019, November 19). NASA/JPL Edu. https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/teach/activity/lets-go-to-mars-calculating-launch-windows/
- NASA - Aiming for an Open Window. (2011). Nasa.gov. https://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/launchwindows.html
- What is a “launch window”? (2013). Esa.int. https://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Space_Science/What_is_a_launch_window
Copying your friends' workout strategies may help you exercise more by Steffie Drucker
- Struggling To Stick To A Workout Routine? Copying Your Friends Might Help. (2020, June 11). Research Digest; Research Digest. https://digest.bps.org.uk/2020/06/11/struggling-to-stick-to-a-workout-routine-copying-your-friends-might-help/
- Copy-Paste Prompts: A New Nudge to Promote Goal Achievement | Journal of the Association for Consumer Research: Ahead of Print. (2020). Journal of the Association for Consumer Research. https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/708880
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