83 minutes | Mar 30, 2021

TT 198 The Long Leg Show

TESLA,THE STOCK & EV STORIES“Hey SIRI, what’s Tesla’s stock price?”Tesla Tells California DMV that FSD Is Not Capable of Autonomous Drivinghttps://www.caranddriver.com/news/a35785277/tesla-fsd-california-self-driving/ Tesla’s Auto Pilot is in fact Full (by yourself) Driving featureThe key correspondence comes from December 28, 2020, between Tesla’s associate general counsel Eric C. Williams and California DMV’s chief of the autonomous vehicles branch, Miguel D. AcostaAn even bigger story… or a smaller story...All the coronavirus in the world could fit inside a Coke can, with plenty of room to sparehttps://theconversation.com/all-the-coronavirus-in-the-world-could-fit-inside-a-coke-can-with-plenty-of-room-to-spare-154226 Christian Yates, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Biology, University of BathAuthor of  The Maths of Life and DeathMy wife suggested it would be the size of an Olympic swimming poolthis is an approximation based on the most reasonable assumptionsrough estimates for peak viral loads range from 1 billion to 100 billion virus particles. Take a value in the middle, 10 billion. add up all the contributions to the viral load of each of the 3 million people who became infected on each of the previous days (assuming this 3 million rate is roughly constant) then there are roughly two hundred quadrillion (2x10¹⁷ or two hundred million billion) virus particles in the world at any one time.roughly the same as the number of grains of sand on the planet.remember that SARS-CoV-2 particles are extremely smalthe diameter range from 80 to 120 nanometresgives us a total volume of about 120 millilitres (ml)He considers close sphere packing, spheres take 26% more space when filling a spaceEven taking the upper end of the diameter estimate and accounting for the size of the spike proteins all the SARS-CoV-2 still wouldn’t fill a Coke can.SPACE-X & AEROSPACEA quickie, science story. To a lot of folks science is too slowly progressing and boring, but here we have a giant leap seen from in a grain of rock from an asteroid pretty much everyone is unaware of! SCIENTISTS SHOCKED AT WATER AND ORGANIC MATERIAL FOUND ON ASTEROID FOR THE FIRST TIMEhttps://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/space/water-asteroid-hayabusa-mission-space-b1812285.htmlFinding could rewrite our understanding of how the Earth developedScientists have found water and organic matter on the surface of an Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/talkingtesla)
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