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A shower of shooting stars will light up the sky this week
A shower of shooting stars will light up the sky this week © qq47182080 / 123RF During the month of April, the sky lights up in many ways, it's probably the favorite month of astronomy lovers. The "pink super moon" opened ball by lighting up the earth with its reddish color, on the night of April 7 to 8. This time, spectators will be amazed by the famous April Lyrids. It is a shower of shooting stars which falls every year at the same time since the constellation Lyra.
Early next week, the MTA will begin disinfecting subways and buses using ultraviolet light in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19. Thewill test small UV light devices developed by the Colorado-based startup . If all goes as planned, the boxes will zap the virus from the air and surfaces, providing an automated alternative to chemical disinfectants.
The MTA will use approximately 150 devices, which according to, it purchased for $1 million. That’s more than $6,500 per device. The MTA plans to first test the tech across New York City Transit trains, buses, subways and occupational facilities. In the second phase of the pilot, it will expand the devices to Long Island Rail Road and Metro North.
Marion Cotillard, JoeyStarr, Charlotte Gainsbourg… the stars are rallying for caregivers with a tombola
© Screenshot @marioncotillard In seven weeks of confinement, dozens of solidarity initiatives have sprung up all over France to allow it is up to everyone to contribute to the fight against the coronavirus. In early April, many French athletes chose to participate in an auction to raise funds to restock hospitals in the country with protective equipment. By selling their collectors' items, these personalities have managed to raise almost 108,000 euros.
Earlier this month, the MTA started closing subways from 1AM to 5AM in order to provide more thorough cleaning. These devices could help bolster those efforts, and according to the MTA, it’s been working with Puro Lighting since mid-March to readapt the technology for MTA infrastructure. The devices can be installed in the ceiling, mounted on a wall or suspended.
“We know UVC can help disinfect surfaces in hospital operating rooms, and we owe it to our employees and customers to experiment with it in our system to keep them safe. If successful, the results could help disinfect our buses and train cars, crew rooms, and other facilities in a more timely and cost efficient [manner],” MTA Chief Innovation Officer Mark Dowd said in a statement.
Solidarity Stars: a raffle with five-star celebrities for caregivers!
Jean-Jacques Goldman, Marion Cotillard, Zinedine Zidane are among the celebrities involved. © ABACA Jean-Jacques Goldman, Marion Cotillard, Zinedine Zidane are among the celebrities involved. Since the start of the health crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the lack of resources for caregivers and the hospital has been regularly mentioned. The Stars Solidaires operation decided to raise funds by organizing a national raffle for the benefit of hospital staff.
Hopefully, the tech will make a difference in the fight against COVID-19 in New York City. It may also offer a glimpse of how society will move forward after the pandemic is over. We’ve seen UV light clean, and , and in the future, it may be used more often to disinfect shared surfaces and spaces. As Puro Lighting points out, in addition to killing 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria, the devices can also reduce the growth of fungi, like yeast and mold.
Ron Holzschuh (†): Serious allegations: Did he become a victim of bullying? .
© Getty Images Ron Holzschuh A few weeks ago, friends and colleagues also mourned Ron Holzschuh. Now there are rumors that the actor on the set of "Everything counts" had been the victim of nasty bullying attacks. Ron Holzschuh died at the age of 50 of a "short, serious illness" at the age of 50, as it was then called. Now "Bild" not only wants to know the cause of death of the "All that counts" actor, but also to have learned about serious allegations within his former team.