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Turkey earthquake map today Merkez magnitude USGS

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 40 min ago
The USGS has announced the powerful earthquake was of a magnitude 6.7. Other affected countries include parts of Syria, Georgia, and Armenia. Related articles. Earthquake shock: Two biggest US earthquake faults 'might be linked'. Mount Etna: 'Earth's ...

Scientists solve mystery behind super-bright supernova

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 15 min ago
An exploding star that blazed to life 240 million light-years away in the Perseus constellation may have consumed its dead neighbor, new research shows. Although the blast, officially known as SN 2006gy, grew brighter and measured hundreds of times more ...

Care of 217 Spire patients reviewed amid surgeon probe

Health News BBC - 3 hours 32 min ago
A private hospital is looking into operations carried out by a doctor it has stopped from practising.

NASA broadcast celebrates Spitzer telescope's accomplishments

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 39 min ago
In a live broadcast on Wednesday, January 22, NASA celebrated 16 years of incredible accomplishments by the Spitzer Space Telescope, one of its four “Great Observatories” in space. The event featured comments by NASA Director of Astrophysics Paul ...

Four new US spaceships may start launching people into space this year

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 39 min ago
It looks like the United States' long human spaceflight drought is about to end, in a big way. No astronauts have launched to orbit from American soil since July 2011, when NASA's space shuttle fleet was retired. Ever since, the nation has relied on Russian ...

Levels of certain proteins in the blood may act as concussion biomarkers

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 43 min ago
A concussion diagnosis depends upon a careful assessment of symptoms. Now the largest study to date of sports-related concussion points to a potential medical assist when evaluating a college athlete for this injury. Certain proteins in the blood are ...

SpaceX will launch a 4-ton satellite for Egypt's Nilesat in 2022

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 51 min ago
NileSat, an Egyptian satellite operator, has picked SpaceX to launch a new communications satellite in 2022. SpaceX and Nilesat signed a contract in Cairo, Egypt Tuesday (Jan. 21) for the launch of the hefty NileSat-301 geostationary communications ...

Space shock: Boeing satellite may EXPLODE in orbit following 'major anomaly'

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 55 min ago
A large broadcast satellite built by Boeing has suffered catastrophic damage to its batteries and is now at risk of exploding in orbit over Earth. AT&T-owned DirecTV revealed the issue in a special request to the Federal Communications Commission, asking for ...

Why your zodiac sign is probably wrong

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 5 min ago
I was born a Capricorn (please don't judge me), but the Sun was in the middle of Sagittarius when I was born. As a professor emeritus of astronomy, I am often asked about the difference between astrology and astronomy. The practice of astrology, which ...

New soft, stretchable battery could power wearable technologies

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 9 min ago
Electronics are showing up everywhere: on our laps, in pockets and purses and, increasingly, snuggled up against our skin or sewed into our clothing. But the adoption of wearable electronics has so far been limited by their need to derive power from bulky, ...

Why can't I remember? Model may show how recall can fail

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 15 min ago
Physicists can create serious mathematical models of stuff that is very far from physics—stuff like biology or the human brain. These models are hilarious, but I'm still a sucker for them because of the hope they provide: maybe a simple mathematical model can ...

13 million in US at risk of migration by 2100 due to climate change-driven sea-level rise

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 17 min ago
Coastal areas in the US are at increasing flooding risk and climate change-driven sea-level rise could trigger mass migration of 13 million Americans to inland cities, researchers have warned. The people could be forced to relocate due to rising sea levels by ...

NASA's next Mars Rover could be named by Central York fourth-grader

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 28 min ago
A York County fourth-grader has a chance to make history this year by naming NASA's next Mars Rover, and he might even get to travel to Cape Canaveral, Florida, to see the launch. Eamon Reilly, 10, is one of nine finalists in a nationwide contest to name ...

The Blue Acceleration: Recent colossal rise in human pressure on ocean quantified

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 38 min ago
Human pressure on the world's oceans accelerated sharply at the start of the 21st century and shows no sign of slowing, according to a comprehensive new analysis on the state of the ocean. Scientists have dubbed the dramatic rise the "Blue Acceleration.

This Half-Humanoid Robot Is Going to the Moon

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 38 min ago
When the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sends its first astronaut into space, it won't have to worry about building her a spacesuit. Vyommitra is a half-humanoid robot that ISRO plans to send to space this December during a bid to successfully ...

Acetone plus light creates a green jet fuel additive

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 39 min ago
Date: January 23, 2020; Source: DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory; Summary: Take biomass-derived acetone -- common nail polish remover -- use light to upgrade it to higher-mass hydrocarbons, and, voila, you have a domestically generated product ...

The highways of our brain

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 43 min ago
Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) used a new technique to show how electrical impulses are traveling at high speed in the brain. It appears that myelin, the sheath around neurons, creates a coaxial cable producing multiple ...

New Settlement is Modified so it Extracts Oxygen From Lunar Regolith on the Moon

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 45 min ago
Even though the Moon lacks atmosphere, it holds massive amounts of oxygen, all combined with the dust on its surface in the form of oxides. In 2019, researchers revealed a study that concentrates on how to extract the oxygen from a Moon's dust – also ...

NASA's Kepler witnesses vampire star system undergoing super-outburst

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 45 min ago
NASA's Kepler spacecraft was designed to find exoplanets by looking for stars that dim as a planet crosses the star's face. Fortuitously, the same design makes it ideal for spotting other astronomical transients—objects that brighten or dim over time. A new ...

Radioactive dinosaur skull helped researchers make new discovery

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 47 min ago
Allosaurus was a fierce predator at the top of the dinosaur food chain millions of years before Tyrannosaurus rex claimed its “king of the dinosaurs” title and researchers have now discovered the earliest known species of Allosaurus. The new species ...


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