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Researchers Turn Spider Webs Into Music

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 14:41
“The spider lives in an environment of vibrating strings,” explains Markus Buehler, a materials scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who presented the new research at a virtual meeting of the American Chemical Society, in a statement.

City telescope 'fingerprints' black hole

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 14:35
They comprise telescopes in space, such as the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and the Chandra X-ray Observatory, as well as ground-based telescopes such as Shanghai's Tianma Telescope and Chile's ALMA — an array of 66 telescopes that make it the ...

Watch: Voyageurs wolf gets his own collar-cam

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 14:34
The researchers at the Voyageurs Wolf Project have hit another home run for folks who like learning about wolves, this time retrieving the first known video from a collar camera placed on a live wild wolf. Lone wolf No. V089, not a member of any pack, was ...

AstraZeneca vaccine: Denmark ceases rollout completely

Health News BBC - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 13:30
It becomes the first country to completely cease giving the jab over a possible link to blood clots.

Boomerangs return with greater insights into ample uses

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 13:25
If you thought all boomerangs were used solely for throwing and—hopefully—returning then think again, because new research by a team of Griffith University archaeologists suggests that Aboriginal Australians employed the traditional curved wooden ...

The UAE is partnering with Japanese company ispace to launch a moon rover in 2022

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 13:10
(CNN) Japanese lunar robotics company ispace will deliver a rover built by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the moon in 2022, it announced Wednesday. A team of engineers and scientists from Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), in Dubai, are ...

Does Venus have alien biosignatures? Why the biggest debate in astronomy burns so hot

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 13:00
“We really have no good explanation for why phosphine should be in Venus's atmosphere.” a series of probes descending toward venus. NASA/ Paul Hudson. Passant ...

Fireball captured exploding in sky over Florida was a meteor: NWS

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:35
TAMPA, Fla (WFLA) – It wasn't a grand slam that lit up the crowd at a South Florida baseball game Monday night. A meteor shot across the sky and stole the show around 10 p.m. Residents along the state's Atlantic Coast from Jacksonville Beach and down as ...

Weird 'blue' dunes speckle the surface of Mars in NASA photo

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:15
The image depicts an area about 19 miles (30 kilometers) wide, but the total scope of dunes at Mars' northern polar cap stretches out much farther, covering an area the size of Texas.

SpaceX will launch Astrobotic lander to the moon with NASA's ice-sniffing VIPER rover

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:06
NASA has a launcher for its ice-hunting rover that will land on the moon in 2023. SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket — the same booster type that once sent the "Starman" mannequin to space in a Tesla Roadster — will send the Volatiles Investigating Polar ...

Searcy man dies in pedestrian vs. car wreck

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 11:12
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - A White County man is dead following a pedestrian vs. car crash Tuesday night. According to a preliminary crash report by Arkansas State Police, Jesse Cox, 61, of Searcy was in the middle lane of Interstate 40 around the ...

UAE partners with Japan's ispace to send rover to the moon in 2022

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 11:04
DUBAI (Reuters) - Lunar exploration company ispace will transport a United Arab Emirates rover to the moon in 2022, the company said on Wednesday, as the UAE pushes for rapid expansion in the space exploration business to diversify its economy.

Climate Change Is Making Indian Monsoon Seasons More Chaotic

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 11:00
If global warming continues unchecked, summer monsoon rainfall in India will become stronger and more erratic. This is the central finding of an analysis that compared more than 30 state-of-the-art climate models from all around the world. The study ...

How can we combat climate change by bringing back mammoths – Wel.nl

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:46
The last mammoth died about 4,000 years ago. This put an end to the world's largest ecosystem, which played an important role in maintaining global warming. Scientists are now considering returning the mammoth. Decreased number of animals. The largest ...

Researchers Discover Signs Of Life On Venus Using Data From NASA's Pioneer Venus Multiprobe!

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:32
Do you believe there's life on Venus? In 2020, a team of astronomers had announced that they detected the chemical phosphine in the thick clouds of Venus. Scientists had asserted back then that the reason behind the chemical source could have something ...

Pittsburgh's ambassadors to space are ready to return America to the moon

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:31
Astrobotic CEO John Thornton joined WKMG's Space Curious podcast to talk about the Peregrine lander slated to launch on a United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket from Cape Canaveral. “Pittsburgh can barely believe that there's a moon ...

Ancient pottery reveals the first evidence for honey hunting in prehistoric West Africa

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:00
Honeybee hive products, including beeswax, honey and pollen, used both for food and medicinal purposes, support livelihoods and provide sources of income for local communities across much of Africa, through both beekeeping and wild harvest.

How Your Wristwatch Can Save Your Life

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 09:55
WHAT TIME IS IT? Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/ ...

Scientists Perform First-ever Ultracold Atom Interferometry in Space, Leading to Possible Physics Breakthroughs

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 09:10
Highly accurate measurements are possible utilizing atom interferometers that use the atom's wave character. As such, atom interferometers can be used to measure the Earth's gravitational field or spot gravitational waves.

UAE partners with Japan's iSpace to send rover to the moon in 2022

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 09:06
DUBAI (Reuters) -Lunar exploration company iSpace will transport a United Arab Emirates rover to the moon in 2022, the company said on Wednesday, as the UAE pushes for rapid expansion in the space exploration business to diversify its economy.

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