Many scientists travel to do their work. The virus shutdown kept them at home.
Citizen scientists (regular people) helped out. They counted birds. They kept track of rainfall. They did many other things too.
Read More: God created all people with curiosity. Some of them study to become scientists. But hundreds of other curious people helped scientists during the pandemic. They used their eyes and ears to observe plant growth and animal migration, find new insects, and much more. They logged on to the internet and sent the information to scientists. Genesis 5:1 tells us, “When God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.”