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The first star caught in our galaxy sends fast radio explosions

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 28 min ago
A little dead star that stunned us earlier this year was not done with its Shenanigans. Magnet SGR 1935 + 2154, which released the first rapid radio eruption from the Milky Way in April, exploded once again, giving astronomers another chance to solve more ...

Can a Moon Base be Safe for Astronauts?

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 40 min ago
On August 4, 1972, the sun unleashed an incandescent whip of energy from its surface and flung it toward the planets. It was accompanied by a seething cloud of plasma called a coronal mass ejection, which traversed the nearly 150 million kilometers ...

UFO fleet spotted above Walmart could be proof of aliens monitoring humans, says conspiracy theorist

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 54 min ago
In an astonishing sight, employees at the Walmart supermarket in Oakland, California, witnessed a fleet of UFO hovering in the skies. A clip of the event which was later submitted to MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) shows at least a dozen flying vessels ...

What to Expect When You're Expecting Robots: The Future of Human-Robot Collaboration

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 17 min ago
Book co-authored by MIT Associate Professor Julie Shah and Laura Major SM '05 explores a future populated with robot helpers. As Covid-19 has made it necessary for people to keep their distance from each other, robots are stepping in to fill essential roles, ...

New Radio Images Show Direct Effect of Volcanic Activity on Io's Atmosphere

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 21 min ago
For the first time ever, the images in the report show the dynamics occurring in the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon. Io is often notable among the moons in the solar system for its large number of active volcanoes, with previous studies identifying more than 400 of ...

Purdue Research Team Creates Paint to Replace Air Conditioning

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 23 min ago
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Could paint be a replacement for air conditioning? It may sound like something you'd see in Back to the Future. Instead, it's coming from the minds of researchers and students at Purdue University. Xiulin Ruan, Ph.D., is a professor ...

Amnesia: Rebirth The Dark World

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 31 min ago
When you get into The Dark World from the Cave, head right through a narrow path and make your way literally by moving the rocks in the way. You will see a statue holding an orb ahead. Go near it, and Tasi will tell that her amulet is glowing again. So, take a ...

Wildfires can cause dangerous debris flows

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 40 min ago
Wildfires don't stop being dangerous after the flames go out. Even one modest rainfall after a fire can cause a deadly landslide, according to new UC Riverside research. "When fire moves through a watershed, it creates waxy seals that don't allow water to ...

Researchers Surprised After They Graft Tomato Plants With Epigenetically-Modified Rootstock

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 26 min ago
Progeny of novel combination is more vigorous and productive than parental plants. Novel grafted plants — consisting of rootstock epigenetically modified to “believe” it has been under stress — joined to an unmodified scion, or above-ground shoot, give rise ...

12 years of Chandrayaan 1: From discovering water molecules to boosting India's space prowess

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 26 min ago
Chandrayaan 1, India's first mission to the Moon, was launched on this day, 12 years ago, by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Chandrayaan 1 reached the lunar orbit 21 days ...

Grafting with epigenetically-modified rootstock yields surprise

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 26 min ago
The grafted tomato plants involved in the research produced seed that resulted in progeny that were, on average, 35% more productive. And that growth vigor persisted in the progeny over five generations in the study. Credit: Penn State. Novel grafted ...

Teen found dead; 2nd boy in custody

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 32 min ago
Police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old whose body was found Tuesday night outside a Pine Bluff school, authorities said Wednesday. Officers who were dispatched to Jack Robey Junior High School, 4101 S. Olive St., about 9:15 p.m. found a ...

Twitter Reacts to NASA's Mystery Moon Announcement

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 54 min ago
NASA has teased that it will announce "an exciting new discovery" about the Moon next Monday—and some Twitter users are concerned. It's no secret: 2020 has been a lot. With unprecedented wildfires, a threat of World War 3, President Donald Trump being ...

Scientists create soft material thanks to viper's IR vision and reveal the secret of snakes

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 2 sec ago
It is believed that converting heat to electricity is only for solid materials such as crystals. However, the researchers, by analogy with the infrared (IR) vision of snakes, have developed a mathematical model for transforming soft organic structures into so-called ...

Catastrophic Trigger Causing Earth's Largest Mass Extinction Found In Fossils

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 37 min ago
Known as the Great Dying, the Permian-Triassic extinction function occurred around 252 million years back. The new exploration depends on an investigation of fossil shells abandoned by mollusk like brachiopods in what today is the Southern Alps.

The latest coronavirus news: Researchers say masks prevent the coronavirus

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 18 min ago
JAbanese researchers have shown that masks can provide protection from airborne coronavirus particles, but even professional-grade hoods cannot completely eliminate infection risks. Scientists at the University of Tokyo built a safe room with mannequin ...

NASA SOFIA: Space Agency to Reveal Exciting Moon Discoveries Live Next Week

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 24 min ago
NASA will reveal the Lunar Moon findings discovered by the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a revamped Boeing 747, at a media briefing on Monday next week. In a live stream experience this 2020, NASA welcomes all to see new ...

Coronavirus Ireland: Virus outbreaks in schools have almost doubled in one week

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 26 min ago
New data from the HSE has revealed that Covid-19 outbreaks in schools have nearly doubled in a week and almost quadrupled in a fortnight. In the week ending October 17th, there were 46 outbreaks in schools across the country, up from 25 the week before ...

Smile, wave: Some exoplanets may be able to see us, too

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 53 min ago
Three decades after Cornell astronomer Carl Sagan suggested that Voyager 1 snap Earth's picture from billions of miles away - resulting in the iconic Pale Blue Dot photograph - two astronomers now offer another unique cosmic perspective: Some exoplanets ...

Current Chernobyl-level radiation harmful to bees: study

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 57 min ago
Bumblebees exposed to levels of radiation found within the Chernobyl exclusion zone suffered a "significant" drop in reproduction, in new research published Wednesday that scientists say should prompt a rethink of international calculations of nuclear ...

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