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How to watch NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 astronaut launch events this week

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 23:12
SpaceX's next Crew Dragon launch for NASA is set for the spooky date of Halloween (Oct. 31) to ferry four new astronauts to the International Space Station and you can follow the mission's countdown and launch live online.

'I don’t want to live, my mental health’s that bad'

Health News BBC - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 21:36
The BBC visits Church on the Street in Burnley, which supports some of the area's most vulnerable.

These lemurs could win a Grammy for their rhythmic singing abilities

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 21:21
The indri is the largest living lemur species and the only one that sings, which made it the perfect animal to study to see if it has rhythm, said study coauthor Chiara De Gregorio, a researcher in the department of life sciences and systems biology at the ...

Hubble telescope spots doomed star that is the 'Rosetta stone' of supernovas

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 21:00
Given that the telescope caught the star so early in its "cataclysmic demise," as NASA called it, astronomers say the research may eventually help them formulate an early warning system for other stars that might be about to explode.

Signs of first planet found outside our galaxy

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 20:49
Astronomers have found hints of what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy. Nearly 5,000 "exoplanets" - worlds orbiting stars beyond our Sun - have been found so far, but all of these have been located within the Milky Way ...

A Japanese H-2A rocket will launch an advanced navigation satellite tonight. Watch it live!

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 20:31
A livestream for the launch will begin at 9:45 p.m. EDT (0145 GMT or 10:45 a.m. local time Tuesday, Oct. 26). You can watch it live in the window above, courtesy of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which builds and operates H-2A rockets the Japan Aerospace ...

A mysterious signal looked like a sign of alien technology — but it turned out to be radio interference

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 20:12
The trouble was, we weren't ready to discuss it. When you're searching for signs of extraterrestrial life, you want to be very careful about getting it right before you make any announcements. Last year we had only just started secondary verification tests ...

Radio signal detected by Parkes telescope is not aliens, but it's still 'weird'

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 20:06
The Breakthrough Listen project was set up to search for "technosignatures" created by extraterrestrial life; Last year the project picked up a signal, hidden in data, from the Parkes Murriyang radio telescope ...

Sharpest images ever reveal the patchy face of living bacteria

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 20:00
The sharpest images ever of living bacteria have been recorded by UCL researchers, revealing the complex architecture of the protective layer that surrounds many bacteria and makes them harder to be killed by antibiotics. The study, published today in ...

New study finds black spruce trees struggling to regenerate amid more frequent arctic fires

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 20:00
A continuation of this trend could result in a landscape-wide ecological shift that would have a complex and rippling impact on the region, including an acceleration in permafrost thaw, and a loss of valuable biodiversity.

NASA targeting February 2022 for ambitious Artemis I moon mission launch

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 19:42
NASA will launch its Artemis missions using the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System, seen together in this illustration. NASA. The moon is sitting there in the night sky, silently beckoning humanity to come back for another visit.

Astronomers snap stunning baby picture of an infant planet

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 19:25
Planet 2M0437b is just a baby, but it's a few times more massive than Jupiter. The spikes of light are artifacts from the telescope's optics. Subaru Telescope. You won't spot dimples in baby pictures of exoplanets. You'll be lucky to see anything at ...

The Mystery Behind a Nearby Alien Beacon Is Solved

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 19:00
The 2019 signal, called “blc1,” was exactly what the Breakthrough researchers were hoping to find. Detected by the Parkes Murriyang radio telescope in southeastern Australia, blc1 was coming right from Proxima Centauri, a ...

Crew-3 to arrive at Kennedy Space Center ahead of NASA, SpaceX launch this weekend

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 18:17
NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 is expected to launch in a Crew Dragon spacecraft on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at 2:21 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31. The launch, previously scheduled for Saturday, was delayed to allow more time for “spacecraft ...

Fearsome dinosaur that stalked Australia was a timid plant eater: study

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 18:00
The tracks likely belonged to a two-legged ancestor of the giant, long-necked, four-legged sauropods that evolved later in the Mesozoic Era. Advertisement.

Astronomers may have discovered the first planet outside of our galaxy

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:14
The possible exoplanet candidate is located in the spiral galaxy Messier 51 (M51), also called the Whirlpool Galaxy because of its distinctive profile. Exoplanets are defined as planets outside of our Solar System. Until ...

Listen to the otherworldly sound of Martian wind

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:12
If you hear one new thing today, how about making it the sound of wind on Mars? Two microphones aboard the Perseverance Rover have “recorded nearly five hours of Martian wind gusts, rover wheels crunching over gravel and motors whirring as the ...

Adele Roberts: Bowel cancer patients discuss diagnosis and treatment

Health News BBC - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:07
A student and a medical doctor tell Newsbeat about experiencing bowel cancer.

Covid: Vaccine study links virus to rare neurological illness

Health News BBC - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:02
Guillain-Barre Syndrome is more likely to occur in people who catch Covid, study finds.

SpaceX shows off its 'Gateway to Mars' for Starship launches in video

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 16:59
A day earlier, SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk shared a stunning image of its Starship and Super Heavy booster with the nearly full moon behind them at its Starbase site near Boca Chica in southern Texas. "Starbase under construction," Musk wrote.

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