New Whitley’s Journal: A Path Back from the COVID-19 Lockdown

April 20, 2020
Whitley Strieber offers an innovative idea about how to safely and effectively end lockdowns and re-open the US economy and economies around the world. He points out that there is preliminary data suggesting that COVID-19 infections are 50 to 80... continued

As Comet Atlas Breaks Up, Comet Swan Is Poised to Take Its Place

April 17, 2020
Originally expected to produce a celestial spectacle, Comet Atlas has fizzled, having broken into at least four pieces on its approach to the Sun, an occurrence that will likely prevent the comet from reaching the spectacular brightness it was originally... continued

Over 70 COVID-19 Vaccines Are in Development, According to the WHO

April 16, 2020
A key tool in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic that is currently holding the world hostage is a vaccine that would impart immunity against an infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and the widespread distribution of such an agent... continued

50 Years On, Apollo 13 Still Stands as a Testament to the Human Spirit

April 13, 2020
50 years ago, the steely-eyed missile men and women of NASA successfully brought Apollo 13 astronauts James "Jim" Lovell, John "Jack" Swigert and Fred Haise back home to Earth after an oxygen tank in the service module of their spacecraft, Odyssey, exploded,... continued

The Importance of Face Masks or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My DIY Respirator

April 11, 2020
Health officials in western countries have made an about-face in regards to their official policies regarding the wearing of face masks by the general public, in that they are now recommending that people do wear these items of personal protection... continued

The Science Behind Washing Your Hands: A COVID-19 Soap Opera

April 9, 2020
By now, we’re all familiar with the common refrain: wash your hands, and frequently. 20 seconds of washing one's hands with a good lather of soap, along with a healthy dose of social-distancing, has been touted as one of the... continued

New Whitley’s Journal: Between a Very Hard Rock and a Very Bad Place

April 5, 2020
Whitley Strieber offers a new journal entry in response to the swelling call among commentator and politicians  in many countries to ignore COVD-19 and put their populations back to work before their economies suffer irreversible damage. It is clear for... continued

COVID-19 Trolling and Misinformation Threaten Our Future and Our Lives

April 3, 2020
"They should show the number of flu cases and deaths along with COVID-19 information." "Bill Gates is giving away a fortune! All you need to do is send money back on this chain letter and you might end up with... continued

Because You Might Be in Need of a Chuckle: Uranus Is Leaking Gas

April 1, 2020
Sifting through decades-old data from Voyager 2's 1986 flyby of the seventh planet from the Sun, researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center have found that Uranus is leaking gas, and a lot of it. The discovery of this odd... continued

Finally, Some Good News About the Coronavirus: It Doesn’t Mutate as Much as the Flu

March 28, 2020
(Updated Mar 28 07:15 PST to reflect current numbers) Researchers studying the genetics of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, have uncovered some good news regarding the virus, in that it doesn't appear to mutate nearly... continued