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Nicki Chapman praised for sharing tumour diagnosis

Health News BBC - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 14:01
Nicki Chapman will not host the Chelsea Flower Show following surgery to remove a brain tumour.

Ultima Thule: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 13:58
On New Year's Day, 2019, an interplanetary spacecraft called New Horizons had a historic encounter with a remote world. It sounds like something out of a science fiction story, but it isn't. New Horizons, an unmanned NASA spacecraft, was out exploring ...

SpaceX Is Building a 'Starship' Rocket Prototype in Florida, Too

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:48
SpaceX hopes a little friendly competition will improve the design of its Mars spaceship. The company has already built a scaled-down prototype of that 100-passenger "Starship" craft at its South Texas facility. And similar manufacturing and development work ...

Snoopy to the Moon! Apollo 10 Commander Looks Back on Historic Flight 50 Years Ago

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:41
Fifty years ago today, NASA's Apollo 10 mission rocketed to the moon. The crew got just 9 miles from the surface, but they never landed. Often referred to as a dress rehearsal for the lunar landing, this mission was an integral step forward in the Apollo program ...

Shock therapy warning over bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi

Health News BBC - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:36
Scotland's chief medic says Zholia Alemi may have prescribed ECT and wrongly detained mental health patients.

A really cosmic forecast: Space climate will affect your weather — and technology

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00
If you're like most people, you care only how weather will affect your clothing or commute. But far-off weather could put a damper on modern life. Conditions on the sun, our closest star, have an impact on Earth's climate and technology, such as GPS, electric ...

After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033... or 2060

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:20
This handout picture released on October 16, 2016 by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows planet Mars as seen by the webcam on ESA's Mars Express orbiter. On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to ...

Curiosity rover team maps route up Mount Sharp

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:10
Since landing on the Red Planet in August 2012, NASA's Curiosity rover has been collecting data about the geology and chemistry of the Martian surface, finding mineral evidence of past habitable environments on Mars. Curiosity has been climbing Mount ...

A wearable patch could provide personalized cooling and heating on-the-go

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:36
There are a variety of personal cooling and heating devices available in the market, but they are not so convenient to wear and carry around. Here is a new portable device that could be the perfect solution for this. The engineers at University of California San ...

100-Year Mystery Solved, Yellow Glass In Egyptian Desert Caused By Meteorite Strike

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:13
For nearly 100 years, the yellow desert glass in Egypt has been a mystery, but scientists now know where they came from. Which of the hypotheses about it turned out to be right? Yellow Desert Glass In Egypt. The mysterious yellow glass of Egypt can be ...

50 years ago, Apollo 10 paves way for 1st human lunar landing

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:02
As NASA takes aim on the Moon again with its Artemis program, it's important to remember the missions that came before, including Apollo 10. Once such mission was Apollo 10. Fifty years ago, it was the final dress rehearsal before the first human landing, ...

Astrobee's First Robot 'Bumble' Completes Initial Hardware Checks in Space By NASA's Anne McClain

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 07:30
(NASA) – NASA astronaut Anne McClain performs the first series of tests of an Astrobee robot, Bumble, during a hardware checkout. To her right is the docking station that was installed in the Kibo module on the International Space Station on Feb. 15. Bumble ...

After delays, NASA may now send its astronaut capsule to the moon on a private rocket

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 07:00
's plan to finish building the world's largest rocket for a mission to the moon may now go in a different direction with commercial partners instead, a major blow to a program that has long been plagued by challenges. Acknowledging cost overruns and ...

Share your memories of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 06:06
PEOPLE across the UK are being urged to share their memories and photographs of the Apollo 11 moon landing ahead of the historic event's 50th anniversary in July. The public are being asked to submit their personal accounts of the occasion, which saw ...

Deep Sea Explorer Finds Life and Garbage in the Mariana Trench

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 06:01
The Mariana Trench, at 11,000 meters, is the deepest part of Earth. But even at these depths, 11 kilometers below the ocean surface, one explorer found both new species and leftover plastic that we throw away. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports. Share. Deep Sea ...

Bedbugs Twice As Old Than Believed, Date Back To Dinosaur Times 100 Million Years Ago

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 05:32
For exactly how long have bedbugs been pestering the creatures on the planet? According to a new study, they have been here since the dinosaurs were still walking the Earth. Bedbug Evolution. Bedbugs are some of the most disliked pests, and for a long ...

NASA astronaut asks SEAS graduates to create their own legacy, recognize opportunity

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:42
Graduates of the School of Engineering and Applied Science celebrated commencement at the Smith Center Friday. Students received degrees in six different disciplines of science and engineering, and more than 20 graduates received awards for ...

Optical tweezers: Picking things up with light

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:31
Physics lessons in school taught us that light is electromagnetic radiation, where electric and magnetic fields oscillate in harmony and travel perpendicular to one another. Over centuries, the properties of light have led to the greatest discoveries—from ...

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter just hit an absolutely crazy milestone

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:12
Of all the pieces of hardware that NASA has sent to Mars, we don't hear about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter nearly as much as we'd like. It's an incredible machine that has dramatically outlived its initial mission timeline and continues to relay important ...

Modern humans diverged from Neanderthals much sooner than believed

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:06
A new study that analyzed dental evolutionary rates in early Neanderthals from Sima de los Huesos, a cave site in Atapuerca Mountains, Spain, found that the teeth of these Middle Pleistocene hominins diverged from the modern human lineage approximately ...


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