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Eric Mack

CNET

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Past:
  • CBS News
  • New Atlas
  • Gizmag

Recent articles by Eric:

The Office star John Krasinski launches 'good news' network from quarantine

An old friend, Steve Carrell, gave him a little help with the debut episode. → Read More

Coronavirus could make us wary of hugs, shape our social habits for years

Weeks or months of social distancing and amped-up hygiene might change our behavior for a long time to come, social scientists say. → Read More

The end of hugs? The coronavirus pandemic could shape social habits for years

Weeks or months of social distancing and amped-up hygiene might change our behavior for a long time to come, social scientists say. → Read More

Brightening comet Atlas could soon lift your gaze and spirits

It could be the brightest comet in the sky in decades, if it doesn't crack up first. → Read More

Elon Musk shows off Starship prototype coming together in its oversize garage

SpaceX is putting together a rocket it hopes will fly high soon and get the company one step closer to Mars. → Read More

Trump wants US 'opened up' by Easter, despite experts' concerns

US President Donald Trump is optimistic that people could be back at work within three weeks. Others think that's a bad idea. → Read More

A large asteroid ignored social distancing norms over the weekend

An asteroid as wide as a football field passed through the neighborhood. → Read More

Hayabusa2 spacecraft blasted a bus-sized crater into an asteroid

A spacecraft run by the Japanese Space Agency made a lasting impact in the solar system. → Read More

Eerie satellite images show the ghost world created by coronavirus

COVID-19 has sent the world home, turning innumerable public places into ghost sites. → Read More

Global coronavirus shutdowns let the environment breathe a bit easier

With so many humans staying at home, the air is cleaner, the water is clearer and some animals are more bold than ever. → Read More

White House: Millennials can get coronavirus too, 'we need them to be healthy'

President Trump's coronavirus task force reiterates that young adults are the key to stopping the spread of a pandemic. → Read More

Harvard astronomer says Starlink could affect hunt for near-earth asteroids

SpaceX and other companies are looking to add thousands of satellites to the sky and astronomers are concerned. → Read More

Coronavirus: White House specifically begs millennials to limit socializing

President Trump's coronavirus task force says young adults are the key to stopping the spread of a pandemic. → Read More

How to watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 rocket on its fifth flight Sunday

Elon Musk's rockets aren't restricting their travel. → Read More

SpaceX not slowing down amid coronavirus as Starlink constellation grows again

Elon Musk's rockets aren't restricting their travel. → Read More

Blue Origin's huge new rocket has a nose cone bigger than its current rocket

New Glenn is going to be much bigger than the rocket Jeff Bezos has been working on the past few years. → Read More

Elon Musk: SpaceX Starlink satellites will have no impact on space science

The SpaceX head promises he can blanket the planet in broadband without obscuring scientists' view of the heavens. But many astronomers are skeptical. → Read More

Mountain-size asteroid will appear as a slow-moving star next month

Asteroid 1998 OR2 is the biggest space rock expected to fly past Earth this year, and even amateurs can catch it in the sky. → Read More

The terrifying reality of actually living on Mars

The first spaceships that could carry humans to the red planet are being developed now, but we need to discuss accommodations once we're there. → Read More

Screen Time May Actually Be Good For Kids, New Oxford Study Finds

New research out of Oxford, Cardiff and Cambridge Universities finds that screen time in moderation actually seems to have a positive effect on kids. → Read More