Reaching the Sun, the Wealth of Bezos, and Breaking Spaghetti: Lux Recommends #144
Welcome to Lux Recommends #144, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (and want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
It’s Easier to Leave the Solar System Than to Reach the Sun: “The center of the solar system is a tricky destination, but NASA is going.” — Sam
MIT mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery: “It’s nearly impossible to break a dry spaghetti noodle into only two pieces. A new MIT study shows how and why it can be done.” — Sam
A world of boomtowns: “ We’re in the midst of a global megacity boom, and nowhere are cities growing faster than in sub-Saharan Africa, where the number of citydwellers will triple by 2050 to 1.3 billion.” — Sam
This company embeds microchips in its employees, and they love it: “Last August, 50 employees at Three Square Market got RFID chips in their hands. Now 80 have them.” — Adam G
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