Billionaires in Rockets & Masks in LA


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As Jeff Bezos prepares for his upcoming spaceflight, the Franklin Institute’s chief astronomer Derrick Pitts discusses details of the unpiloted Blue Origin craft and the differences between this billionaire’s trip to space and Sir Richard Branson’s. A Covid outbreak in California has prompted L.A. County to reinstate its mask mandate. Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb identifies who’s at risk of contracting the Delta variant, and who’s spreading it. Plus, Cleveland Clinic and Mt. Sinai won’t administer Aduhelm, a controversial but recently FDA-approved Alzheimer’s drug, and, in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s “extraordinary measures,” economists and investors weigh the risks of inflation and the likelihood that it will persist.

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