Trying to write on a Sunday to catch up on things, but it's not going very well.

There was no existing research on the risk of various music instruments in spreading aerosols, so this summer, several orchestras and scientists tried to very quickly figure it out so that they could get back to rehearsals.

Work by glass artist Karen Cunningham inspired researchers in Australia to find a new method to create quantum sensors using diamonds embedded in glass fibres.

Eva Amsen boosted

Hi Mastodon! I'm a science writer (i.e. non-fiction) here to explore this not-so-new medium and find some new inspiration in this very strange year.

I'm currently writing an article about how orchestras are carefully returning to rehearsals during COVID-19, and the science behind those decisions.

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