It Makes Us Realize That We All Do Exist On One Small Globe

Welcome to this week’s Reading List, where you’ll find the best popular technology and science stories on the internet assembled in one delightful package. This week: cheap microscopes, physics and saving the planet.

  • How a microscope that costs less than one dollar will revolutionize global health. [New Yorker]
  • What came before the Big Bang? Alan Lightman looks at the efforts behind the research. [Harpers]
  • Seeing the Earth from the Moon had a profound impact on the Apollo astronauts. When the wealthy go into orbit, maybe they’ll be inspired to help save the planet. [Inverse]

Image credit: NASA

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