What Astronauts Can Teach Us On Confinement

“One thing I learned in my twenty years at NASA is that most problems aren’t rocket science, but when they are rocket science, you should ask a rocket scientist.” – NASA astronaut Scott Kelly (nearly a year in space) Weightlessness. One of the most frequently used words to describe the sensation we experience when scuba

COVID-19 and Scuba Diving

COVID-19, a strain of coronavirus, has the world in its grasp with scientists and researchers racing to find a cure. In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has reached over 190 countries, with – at the time of writing – over 334,000 confirmed cases and 14,500 deaths (World Health Organization, 24 March, 2020). The virus is

The Lungs of the Mediterranean

Kali xronia to all! A new year with new perspectives, new challenges, new possibilities. So straighten your spine, pull your shoulders back, raise your chest, take a deep breath and ‘go’! But … that deep breath … some of you will have already felt this one coming … also has a story bound to the