5G Might Impair Weather Forecasts

Curiosity Daily Nov 04, 2020

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Learn about how 5G may impair weather forecasts, and how the first confirmed exoplanet was discovered a lot more recently than you may realize. Plus, science writer John Tierney is back to explore how negativity bias affects our relationships. 

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Additional resources from science writer John Tierney:
Pick up “The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It” on Amazon
John Tierney on Twitter
John Tierney on the New York Times

5G May Impair Weather Forecasts by Grant Currin
5G wireless may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-09/ru-5wm092320.php 
Yousefvand, M., Wu, Chung-Tse Michael, Wang, R.-Q., Brodie, J., & Mandayam, N. (2020). Modeling the Impact of 5G Leakage on Weather Prediction. ArXiv.Org. https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.13498 
Curiosity Daily episode that featured a 5G explainer: https://www.curiositydaily.com/difference-between-5g-and-4g-networks-w-trace-dominguez-and-self-repairing-batteries/

We Didn’t Officially Confirm the Existence of Exoplanets Until 1992 by Joanie Faletto
Wall, M. (2017, January 9). Exoplanet Anniversary: 1st Alien Worlds Confirmed 25 Years Ago Today. Space.Com; Space. https://www.space.com/35253-exoplanet-discovery-anniversary-25-years.html
Wolszczan, A., & Frail, D. A. (1992). A planetary system around the millisecond pulsar PSR1257 + 12. Nature, 355(6356), 145–147. https://doi.org/10.1038/355145a0 
NASA Exoplanet Archive. (2020). Caltech.Edu. https://exoplanetarchive.ipac.caltech.edu/ 
James Webb Space Telescope. (2019). NASA. https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/webb/main/index.html 
NASA Telescope Reveals Record-Breaking Exoplanet Discovery. (2011). NASA. https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-telescope-reveals-largest-batch-of-earth-size-habitable-zone-planets-around 
NEW Grid | The Arecibo Observatory. (2020). Naic.Edu. http://www.naic.edu/

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