Rise in Virus Cases Near Bases in U.S. and Abroad Poses Test for Military
In a story about containing the spread of the coronavirus in the United States military, Lindsey Leininger, clinical professor of business administration, says density and demographics make military bases highly susceptible to outbreaks.
Ceda Ogada ’88 Named Secretary of the International Monetary Fund
Kristalina Georgieva, the fund’s managing director, says Ogada’s service orientation and ability to bring people together will help the IMF serve its member countries even more effectively “in a very challenging economic environment.”
Comet NEOWISE, the ‘Cosmic Snowball’
For most of July, observers have been catching a glimpse of the Comet NEOWISE in the night sky. Discovered on March 27 by NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer space telescope, the comet is currently visible in the Northern Hemisphere just after sunset below the Ursa Major constellation. On clear nights, NEOWISE can be seen over the Dartmouth campus and around the Upper Valley. Comets are composed of ice, rock, and dust, which is why they are often called “cosmic snowballs,” according to Space.com. As these objects orbit the sun, they heat up and begin to emit tails, one made of dust and...