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Lowbacca197786 karma

This is the first time I've seen something saying that one thing that sped this up was how much faster they could recruit people.

How long would a phase three trial for vaccine normally be? Is the 2 years for Pfizer, for example, standard? Or has the trial length been adjusted as well?

Lowbacca197736 karma

Atmospheric composition observations were just published this week on a Neptune-sized planet, which would be the smallest planet yet, I believe.

Lowbacca197722 karma

Well, another example of this would be that lots of people were outraged in the US this year that they didn't get bigger tax refunds, even if they were getting less taken out in taxes each paycheck throughout the year. Because the big amount was more noticeable.

Lowbacca197720 karma

Yeah, the issue is that people didn't notice 100 dollars more a month, but they did notice the 1000 they didn't get back at the end of the year.

People... don't always assess things well.

Lowbacca197718 karma

It's not just on the ultrawealthy. Like the mortgage deduction that just got reduced impacts a lot of people and everyone was up in arms over that.