Clive Cussler, Best-Selling Author and Adventurer, Is Dead at 88 – The New York Times

 

Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

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After 95 years of exclusivity, these films, books and compositions are now free for use by everyone.

Source: Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?

Source: SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.

Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson