A scholar of Greek classics revisits the texts to bring lessons on how to honor the lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Those directly exposed to toxic dust and trauma on and after 9/11 carry with them a generation of chronic health conditions, which are placing them at higher risk during the pandemic and as they age.
Some traders were panicking to lose positions that now looked hopelessly exposed, while others were trying to make the most of the opportunity.
The World Trade Center buildings were built to withstand wind loads more than 30 times the aircrafts’ weight.
More 9/11 responders died from physical and mental health issues after the terrorist attacks than on the day itself. And survivors are still suffering 20 years later.
What happened to the debris and human remains from the ruins of the World Trade Center?
The Sept. 11 bombings killed almost 3,000 Americans. But if you exclude that unique event for the last two decades of terrorist activity, a different picture of US vulnerability appears.
Scarred by disastrous wars and thousands of deaths caused by terrorism, the world is still reeling from the events of September 2001.
Tragedies involving building collapses prompt structural engineers to figure out what happened, and how to prevent it from recurring.
Those involved with the monumental task faced many challenges as they balanced the unquestionable priority of remembrance with the commercial task of recreating an economically vibrant downtown.
Getting out in a crisis is often harder than it looks. But science can help.