This week — Bernie Sanders, a preliminary study of SARS-CoV-2, the British Library Sound Archive, and avalanches.
If you only read one thing — Outside Magazine on the surreal experience of shooting a survival-challenge TV show is worth the time.
In addition - a new regular section in Journal, Clippings, that will share audio, visual and written content that sits outside the usual journalistic fare.
Everything on 'Naked and Afraid' Is Real—and I Lived It | Outside | Life
The author writes about her extraordinary experience on the long-running Discovery Channel show Naked and Afraid, where two strangers have to survive in the wilderness together with nothing but a handful of tools.
How It All Came Apart for Bernie Sanders | The New York Times | Politics
A look at how Bernie Sanders' primary campaign faltered in recent weeks.
Why the Coronavirus Has Been So Successful | The Atlantic | Science
A look at the origins, composition and behaviour of the new coronavirus itself, in a piece that results in what its author Ed Yong calls "a rough preliminary portrait of SARS-CoV-2".
The noise of time | New Statesman | Society
A study of the work of the British Library Sound Archive.
Snow Science Against the Avalanche | The New Yorker | Science
An insight into specialist avalanche mitigation teams and the challenges they face working with a natural material that is "light and fluffy and soft and downy, and it’s everybody’s favorite thing in the world" but also "one of the most destructive forces in nature".