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Black Friday STEM kit deals: Save on Mars survival and climate change sets from Amazon

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 19:33
Black Friday is underway and Amazon has a couple of great Black Friday STEM kit deals, including a Mars Landing Survival Kit. These Black Friday STEM kit deals are perfect for the budding scientist in your life and include a massive 31% off the Mars ...

Covid breakthrough: Scientists crack way of identifying patients most likely to die from virus

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 19:01
The team found that the amount of a SARS-CoV-2 genetic material - viral RNA - in the blood is a "reliable indicator" in detecting which patients will die of the disease.

Europe's Solar Orbiter will fly by Earth tonight. Here's how to spot it in the night sky.

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 18:35
The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter spacecraft passes above Earth tonight (Nov. 26) and might be visible from parts of the U.S. and western Africa with either simple binoculars or an amateur telescope. The spacecraft, which will have to fly ...

Dinosaur turns out to be new species

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 17:49
A newly discovered species of dinosaur has been unearthed in Missouri, and it's a "big, big deal" for more than one reason, a paleontologist said. Finding a dinosaur skeleton in the Midwest is notable in itself, Guy Darrough said, ...

Russian node module docks with International Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 17:48
Russia's Prichal docking module linked up with the International Space Station Friday, adding the final planned piece of the Russian segment of the outpost to provide a new connection for future crew and cargo ships. The spherical ...

NASA Features Hubble Space Telescope Photos for #NebulaNovember 2021

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 17:41
If you have been following the different Twitter accounts that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) handles, then you might have noticed that some of them have been doing #NebulaNovember tweets. In a nutshell, #NebulaNovember is all ...

Researchers Just Found A Massive Ancient Mammoth Tusk On The Ocean Floor

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 17:28
Mammoths roamed the Earth during the ice age before they became extinct, largely due to their inability to adjust to a warming climate. Scientists believe that widespread human hunting also contributed significantly to their extinction. Mammoths ...

Crisis Cafe: The young community serving up mental health support

Health News BBC - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 17:11
Young people in Newry speak about the benefits of having a space to discuss their mental health.

Neutrino Signals Detected at Large Hadron Collider for First Time Ever

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:57
Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, have reported the detection of neutrino signals in a world first for the particle smashing machine. Neutrinos are fundamental particles of the ...

Sun sets off solar storm that could affect power grid and satellites – and create swirling northern lights

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:48
The minor storms could affect some equipment on Earth as well as making aurora visible in some northerly places, experts say. The coronal mass ejection unleashed by the Sun is expected to sideswipe Earth's magnetic field, ...

Iodine thruster makes space debut

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:44
This 10 cm wide propulsion system uses a jet of iodine ions to generate thrust. A spacecraft thruster that relies on iodine has been successfully tested in an orbiting satellite (Nature ...

Russia's Prichal docking module arrives at the International Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:26
Prichal — Russian for "pier" — brought roughly 2,200 pounds (1,000 kg) of cargo to the ISS along with a substantial expansion in docking capabilities. Prichal features six new ports for the station's Russian segment, five of which are available for ...

A new personality test can check whether your cat is a psychopath

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:25
Psychologists studied the relationships between thousands of cats and their owners to come up with this new test – which involves 46 statements that humans can rate their pets against. Some of these include 'my cat torments ...

Solar Eclipse 2021: When is last 'surya grahan' of 2021 in India? Check date, timings

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:05
The second solar eclipse this year and the last solar eclipse of the year 2021 is all set to occur on December 4. It will be a total solar eclipse when the New Moon comes between the Sun and Earth and casts the darkest part of its shadow, the umbra, ...

Russia's 'Prichal' module docks to space station, adds new ports

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 15:31
The International Space Station now has five new docking ports with the arrival of a new Russian-made module. Launched on Wednesday (Nov. 25) with a modified Progress cargo spacecraft, Roscosmos' "Prichal" nodal module completed an autonomous approach ...

NASA's New X-ray Mission Will Unlock the Secrets of Extreme Cosmic Objects

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 15:16
The first space observatory of its kind, the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer, or IXPE, is built to study some of the most energetic objects in the universe – the remnants of exploded stars, powerful particle jets spewing from feeding black holes, and ...

'World-leading' Down's syndrome bill clears first hurdle in Parliament

Health News BBC - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 14:55
Liam Fox's plan to ensure lifelong care looks set to become law in England early next year.

NASA spacecraft blasts off on experimental mission to divert asteroid

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 14:43
A small NASA space probe blasted off from California early Wednesday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on a first-of-its-kind mission to change the orbit of an asteroid, pioneering a technique that may one day be used to divert an asteroid off of a collision ...

All cats have 'an element of psychopathy', according to new study

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 14:38
Is your cat a psychopath? It might be a question that has crossed your mind several times before, depending on the behavioural habits of your feline creature. But you may have previously dismissed it, thinking surely it isn't possible for your adorable ...

Curiosity Mars rover beams back 'artistic' postcard view of Gale Crater

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/26/2021 - 14:15
The Curiosity Mars rover, slowly making its way up the lower slopes of Gale Crater's Mount Sharp, took a moment earlier this month to send back two black-and-white panoramas captured by its navigation cameras, one showing the morning view at 08:30 a.m. ...

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