American “CR box” Pie

One of the awesome things about Twitter is the robust community of Science Communicators who work together sharing their expertise, their experiences, and sometimes silly things like using Rock & Roll to get a point across. The story of the Corsi-Rosenthal box is a long one that spans the country and the Internet of things.Continue reading “American “CR box” Pie”

COVID Aerosol Physics

In spite of evidence to the contrary, many people persist in the false belief that masks do not work, or that respiratory viruses are somehow not airborne. The Physics of aerosols is conceptually simple though mathematically complex. It’s also within the realm of what an undergraduate student in Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering would encounter alongContinue reading “COVID Aerosol Physics”

Beating COVID With Better Ventilation

In less than 19 minutes, this presentation seeks to answer the question … How can Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) address the problem of SARS CoV-2? Easy. Physics describes and Engineering solves the problems that IAQ experts have known for decades. IAQ transcends this pandemic and can deliver major gains for Public Health if we willContinue reading “Beating COVID With Better Ventilation”

Poor Ventilation in Schools

This is just a quick listing of research on how poorly ventilated most school buildings are. Ventilation is more important than ever in the COVID era, but we should have done better long ago for the sake of student health and learning. Here are some details. NOTE: some articles will address other venues, such asContinue reading “Poor Ventilation in Schools”