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New 2020 Mars Rover Already Assembled In Preparation Of Testing For Next Year's Launch

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 31 min ago
Unless breakdowns occur and tests fail, it's all systems go for the Mars rover in 2020. In a press release on April 18, NASA confirmed it's on track with the rover launch to the Red Planet, which is scheduled between July 17 and Aug. 5, 2020, in Cape ...

Lightning can most certianly hit the same place twice, according to LOFAR scientists

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 21 min ago
Lighting never strikes. It's a common, overused phrase that we have all heard somewhere, sometime. However, a recent finding has proved that lighting can strike twice in the same place. A Dutch radio telescope network called the Low-Frequency Array ...

Uncovered grave sheds surprise new light on Crusaders

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 44 min ago
DNA from 13th-century remains buried in a pit in Lebanon is shedding light on the lives of Crusader soldiers and how they mixed with the local population, a new study shows. Christians invaded and attempted to claim the Near East during the Crusades, ...

NASA WARNING: Stunning aurora could 'damage civilisation' says space expert

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 50 min ago
NASA has shared an extraordinary photo of the Northern Lights for World Earth Day but an astronomer noted its eerie warning. The Beauty and the Beast spectacle was captured in the sky in Iceland by astronomer Juan Carlos Casado in 2016. He warned the ...

How Microsoft's AI grant will help QUT monitor coral reef health

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 1 min ago
Microsoft's AI for Earth grant awarded to the Queensland University of Technology will enable researchers to dramatically increase the rate at which they process and analyse drone footage from the Great Barrier Reef to help protect the natural wonder from ...

New Proposal for Probing What Came Before the Big Bang

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 1 min ago
Most everybody is familiar with the Big Bang — the notion that an impossibly hot, dense universe exploded into the one we know today. But what do we know about what came before? In the quest to resolve several puzzles discovered in the initial condition of ...

First Class Couple On Titanic Are Shamed For Leaving The Sinking Ship On A Lifeboat Less Than Half Full

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 32 min ago
In the letter Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon, who fled the shipwreck on a quarter-full lifeboat, says she can't believe that people condemned her behaviour. An indignant letter from a British aristocrat who survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 has sold for $11,875, ...

What can ancient pee teach us? A lot, UA professor discovers

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 4 min ago
Bachelor's degree, master's, Ph.D. All those years of school and you wind up studying pee. Not just any pee. Ancient human and animal pee. But if you're Mary C. Stiner, regents' professor of anthropology in the School of Anthropology at the University of ...

Intelsat declares drifting satellite total loss

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 27 min ago
Intelsat has declared the Intelsat 29e communications satellite a total loss after the Boeing-built spacecraft suffered a fuel leak and shed debris in geostationary orbit, three years into a planned 15-year mission. The global telecom satellite operator announced ...

'It Took My Breath Away' | Astronaut Gets Stellar View of NC Coast, Where She Grew Up

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 37 min ago
The North Carolina coast is a beautiful sight to see from the ground, but one N.C. State alum's view from above was really out of this world. Christian H. Koch, a NASA Astronaut who grew up in Jacksonville, N.C., tweeted a photo of our state's coast from space ...

NASA plans to study this galactic 'jellyfish' with its new James Webb Space Telescope

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 44 min ago
Galaxies come in many different shapes and sizes, but you'd be hard pressed to find one more interesting than ESO 137-001. What the galaxy lacks in a flashy name it more than makes up for with an eye-catching appearance, looking like some kind of ...

MIT scientists 'work out' synthetic hydrogels to make them stronger

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 50 min ago
Your muscles are soft, pliable, and can resist fatigue after thousands of repetitive movements. Researchers at MIT have found a way to make synthetic hydrogels act like muscles by putting them through a vigorous workout. After being mechanically trained in a ...

Telescopes ready: Dinosaur National Monument named Dark Sky Park with summer nighttime activities

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 17 min ago
Moffat County's Dinosaur National Monument has been given a designation that could attract planet-watchers and star-finders from around the world. In a news release Monday, the National Park Service announced Dinosaur National Monument is now ...

Decade-Long Geology Project Rewrites Origins of Earth's Methane

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 17 min ago
Turkey's Mount Chimaera is on fire, and has been for millennia. Dozens of campfire-sized flames burst straight of the mountain's rocky, sea-facing slope. These eternal flames are fueled by methane, the odorless, colorless substance that provides much of our ...

New NASA Green Building to save thousands of dollars

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 36 min ago
The new green building will reduce water usage by 30%, use solar panels to power the building, and will save roughly $80,000 per year. Posted: Apr. 22, 2019 6:16 PM. Posted By: Steven Dilsizian. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to ...

Class of 2019: Job prospects looking good for college grads

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 46 min ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — New job outlook numbers show the market is looking up for new college graduates. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers plan to hire 10.7 percent more Class of 2019 graduates than they ...

Fossils Of New Human Species Unearthed In The Philippines

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 23:18
67,000-year-old fossils of new human species found in the Callao Cave (right) in the Philippines (Credit: Nature via Armand Mijares). Paleontologists had long believed that ancient humans used land bridges to migrate from one country to another. Hence ...

What's the Best Plant to Give?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 23:15
While there's no shame in gifting a bouquet of flowers, if you want to give a piece of greenery with some staying power, you're much better off going with a plant. But choosing a houseplant to gift — especially when you don't know what kind of light the ...

Celebrate Earth day with tonight's amazing meteor shower

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 23:08
One of the trustiest meteor showers will light up the night sky late on April 22 and in the wee morning hours of April 23rd. This is truly a happy Earth Day. The Lyrid meteors are famous for their speed and luminescence and the light show is among the oldest ...

Why Are We So Obsessed With Plants, Anyway?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 22:52
It was the tweet heard around the world — or, at least, on my feed. "The millennial version of 2.5 kids and a picket fence is six houseplants and no roommate,"@tinygorgon wrote, which garnered over 181,000 likes and 35,000 retweets. Nowadays, greenery is ...

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