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Assistant Professor Michael Vershinin Talks About the Coronavirus from a Physics Perspective

Electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virions with visible coronae

  In this episode of Cool Science Radio Michael Vershinin, assistant professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Utah talks with Lynn and John about COVID -19. One of the biggest unknowns about the coronavirus is it’s sensitivity to humidity and temperature and how changing seasons will affect its spread. Michael along with Saveez Saffarian have received a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research grant to quickly tackle these important questions.