• Elon Musk co-authored a COVID-19 antibody study of SpaceX workers

    3 days ago - By The Verge

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    More that 4,300 SpaceX employees volunteered to be part of a COVID-19 antibody study co-authored by CEO Elon Musk in 2020.
    The study , which was recently published in the journal Nature Communications , shows evidence that infected people who exhibited milder symptoms developed less of an immunity to COVID-19 than those who got sicker from the disease. The group behind the study found some evidence that suggests there's a particular threshold of antibodies that could provide immunity, though they wrote that “the precise levels... associated with...
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  • Elon Musk says Starlink internet speeds will double to 300 Mbps this year

    Elon Musk says Starlink internet speeds will double to 300 Mbps this year

    3 days ago - By The Verge

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    Starlink, SpaceX's satellite-based internet provider, will double in speed “later this year”, according to a tweet by Elon Musk , posted as a reply to someone who had just received their Starlink beta kit. The company currently promises speeds between 50 to 150 Mbps , and Musk specifically calls out a 300 Mbps goal in his tweet.
    While 300 Mbps isn't unheard-of speed, it's faster than many people currently have access to, especially in the low-to-medium population density areas that Musk talks about targeting in a second tweet .
    Speed will double to ~300Mb/s & latency will...
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