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A 240-Foot Asteroid Will Shoot Past Earth On Wednesday On Its First-Ever Close Approach

Google Science Feeds - 1 hour 23 min ago
August 28 will be a busy day for close asteroid encounters. Planet Earth will be visited by two rather sizeable space rocks on Wednesday morning, scientists at NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) have announced. The two asteroids have ...

'Worst case of bed bugs ever' found on mattress the owner STILL sleeps on

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 13 min ago
A PEST controller was left horrified after finding a huge bed bug infestation on a mattress the owner still sleeps on. Rory McCarty, 50, responded to reports of an infestation before witnessing the "worst case of bed bugs ever" at a house in Maryland, US.

A Large 560-Foot Asteroid Will Skim Earth On Wednesday At Under Three Times The Lunar Distance

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 30 min ago
A large chunk of space rock, one believed to measure as much as 560 feet across, is currently en route towards Earth and will safely pass by our planet later this week. Known as asteroid 2019 OU1, the object will perform a very close flyby of Earth on ...

Why Pluto is no longer a planet (or is it?)

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 34 min ago
Pluto was long considered our solar system's ninth planet. Although small, it orbits the sun and has the spherical shape required to be considered a planet. But today marks 13 years since Pluto received a harsh drop in status — officially dubbed Pluto ...

Scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in Florida lab for the first time

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 26 min ago
Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild. The achievement ...

Hawaii or Spain? Telescope experts say it may not matter

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 6 min ago
This file image made by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows M106 with additional information captured by amateur astronomers. Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the international coalition that ...

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 8 min ago
Greenland, a resource-rich Danish possession, has become a focal point for climate research. Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating ...

Space Station Crew Takes Soyuz Capsule for 'Sunday Drive' to Swap Parking Spots

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 57 min ago
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft took a short spin around the International Space Station Sunday (Aug. 25) to switch docking ports, clearing the way for another spaceship's arrival this week. In what NASA billed as a "Sunday drive" in space, Roscosmos ...

Russian Capsule Carrying Humanoid Robot Fails to Dock With Space Station

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 17 min ago
An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit failed to dock automatically at the International Space Station on Saturday, in a new setback for Moscow. "Russian cosmonauts issued a command to abort the automated ...

NASA is investigating Astronoaut Anne McClain for its first crime committed in space

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 21 min ago
US space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday. Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial records ...

In 'OMG' Mission, Scientists In 1940s Plane Check Greenland's Melting Ice

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 23 min ago
Greenland: Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them. They are part of Oceans ...

30 years ago: Voyager 2 snaps photo of Neptune

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 26 min ago
PASADENA, Calif. - Thirty years ago, NASA's Voyager 2 mission flew by Neptune, capturing the first close-up images of the blue gas giant. Before this, the eighth planet in our solar system was only known as a fuzzy dot in the distance. And the end of Voyager ...

Vast 'pumice raft' found drifting through Pacific Ocean

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 34 min ago
A vast "raft" of volcanic rocks stretching over 150 sq km (93 sq miles) is drifting through the Pacific Ocean, scientists say. The sea of pumice - the size of 20,000 football fields - was first reported by Australian sailors earlier this month. Experts say the mass likely ...

Police Issue Explosion Warning For SpaceX's Starhopper Launch

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 55 min ago
Local law enforcement delivered notices to residents of a small community in Texas to warn them about SpaceX's upcoming test flight for its Starhopper rocket. As indicated in the notice, the residents should leave their homes for the launch in case of a ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro causes global outrage over Amazon fires

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 8 min ago
PORTO VELHO, Brazil — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has insulted adversaries and allies, disparaged women, blacks and homosexuals, and even praised his country's 1964-1985 dictatorship. Yet nothing has rallied more anger at home and criticism ...

NASA Asteroid Tracker: 361-Foot NEO To Zip Past Earth Today

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 46 min ago
NASA has detected a massive asteroid that's currently headed for Earth. According to the agency's Center for Near Earth Objects (CNEOS), the approaching asteroid is about as big as a football field. CNEOS has identified the incoming asteroid as 2016 PD1.

Giant pumice 'raft' could restore Great Barrier Reef

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 41 min ago
A giant mass of floating pumice the size of Manhattan drifting towards the Great Barrier Reef could help restore it by bringing with it millions of marine organisms. The raft of floating rock is so expansive it can be tracked by satellite. The eruption of an undersea ...

A giant pumice stone in the Pacific could heal the Great Barrier Reef

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 26 min ago
(CNN) -- A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals, half of which have been killed in recent years as a result of climate change.

Hawaii or Spain? Telescope experts say it may not matter

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 34 min ago
FILE - This file image made by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows M106 with additional information captured by amateur astronomers. Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the international coalition ...

NASA astronaut accused of hacking estranged wife's bank account while in space

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 34 min ago
A woman NASA calls one of its top astronauts is accused of hacking into someone else's bank account in space. Astronaut Anne McClain is a rising star at NASA and could become the first woman to walk on the moon. But back here on Earth, she's in the ...

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