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Stadium-sized asteroid heading near Earth this week

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 18 min ago
NASA is keeping tabs on a massive asteroid that's coming closer to Earth each day. The space agency has an asteroid watch section of its website showing the next 5 approaches, which are all in the next few days. The largest is estimated to be 1,100 feet ...

A new device can produce electricity using shadows

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 42 min ago
Someday, shadows and light could team up to provide power. A new device exploits the contrast between bright spots and shade to create a current that can power small electronics. “We can harvest energy anywhere on Earth, not just open spaces,” says ...

Clean Energy Breakthrough: Scientists Improve Light-Driven Water-Splitting to Produce Hydrogen

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 43 min ago
Hydrogen is a clean energy source that can be produced by splitting water molecules with light. However, it is currently impossible to achieve this on a large scale. In a recent breakthrough, scientists at Tokyo University of Science, Japan, developed a novel ...

New test of dark energy and expansion from cosmic structures

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 59 min ago
A new paper has shown how large structures in the distribution of galaxies in the Universe provide the most precise tests of dark energy and cosmic expansion yet. The study uses a new method based on a combination of cosmic voids - large expanding ...

SpaceX to launch 60 Starlink satellites for megaconstellation tonight. Here's how to watch.

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 11 min ago
SpaceX will launch its next batch of Starlink internet satellites into orbit tonight (June 3) after two weeks of weather delays and the company's historic first astronaut flight. A Falcon 9 rocket, which SpaceX has already flown four past missions, will launch 60 ...

Best-preserved dinosaur stomach ever found reveals 'sleeping dragon's' last meal

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 14 min ago
The last meal of the 3,000-lb. (1,360 kilograms) "sleeping dragon" dinosaur is so beautifully preserved, scientists now know exactly what the armored beast ate before it died about 112 million years ago, a new study finds. Extraordinary circumstances left the ...

Regenerative medicine could pave the way to treating baldness

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 31 min ago
Undifferentiated human stem cells have been coaxed to develop into skin-like structures in vitro. When engrafted onto mice, the structures produce hair — highlighting the potential of the approach for regenerative therapies.

Enfield fire chief encourages community to attend free mask giveaway

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 31 min ago
ENFIELD — Enfield Fire Department Chief Edward N. Richards is encouraging community members to attend a free mask giveaway in town on Thursday hosted by the Masks for Heroes Connecticut Chapter and the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven.

First optical measurements of Milky Way's Fermi Bubbles probe their origin

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 36 min ago
Using the Wisconsin H-Alpha Mapper telescope, astronomers have for the first time measured the Fermi Bubbles in the visible light spectrum. The Fermi Bubbles are two enormous outflows of high-energy gas that emanate from the Milky Way and the finding ...

A dinosaur's last meal: A 110 million-year-old dinosaur's stomach contents are revealed

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 40 min ago
A dinosaur with impressive armored plates across its back became mummified around 110 million years ago after enjoying one last meal before dying. And now we know what it ate for its last meal. Dinosaur stomachs and evidence of their diets are rarely ...

Carbon dioxide stored in Earth's mantle could be released into atmosphere with potential long-term effects

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 42 min ago
Shifting continental plates in Eastern Africa have the potential to release significant amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to new research by an international team of scientists including University of Alberta geophysicist Claire Currie.

Baldness cure could be on the horizon after scientists grow hair on mice using human stem cells

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 46 min ago
Scientists have grown hair on mice using human stem cells in a possible step towards curing baldness. Advertisement. US scientists said they created skin organoids – tiny tissue cultures – from stem cells that develops distinct layers and hair follicles.

Scientists decipher the role of carbon and the break-up of continents

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 46 min ago
University of New Mexico (UNM) Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Dr. Tobias Fischer and Syracuse University research fellow (now University of Auckland Lecturer), Dr. James Muirhead led an international team of interdisciplinary researchers to ...

June Strawberry Full Moon Will Feature a Lunar Eclipse: Everything You Need to Know

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 59 min ago
This Friday, a full "strawberry" moon will appear in the sky, as some parts of the world will be treated to what is known as a "penumbral lunar eclipse." Lunar eclipses—of which there are three main kinds (total, partial and penumbral)—only occur when the ...

A Hydrogen Iceberg from a Failed Star Might Have Passed through Our Solar System

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 41 sec ago
Our sun is a ship; our galaxy is the sea. Moving in cosmic currents, our star completes a lap of the Milky Way every 230 million years or so, with its retinue of planets in tow. For the most part, this journey is solitary, save for the occasional close encounter with ...

The average American spends more than half a lifetime staring at screens

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 8 min ago
The average U.S. adult will spend the equivalent of 44 YEARS of their lives staring at screens. Research polling 2,000 adults in the U.S. found more than 6,259 hours a year are spent glued to gadgets such as phones, laptops and televisions. Which equates ...

Spectacular Fund: coal-excavator-sets the Danube-ship out of the 3. Century free

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 18 min ago
in The mining of coal in the Serbian town of Kostolac is encountered and an excavator on a river ship from the Roman period. The 19-metre-long boat made of wood. in The mining of coal in the Serbian town of Kostolac is encountered and an excavator on a ...

Negative emotions cause stronger appetite responses in emotional eaters

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 22 min ago
Turning to a tub of ice cream after a break-up may be a cliché, but there's some truth to eating in response to negative emotions. Eating serves many functions - survival, pleasure, comfort, as well as a response to stress. However, emotional overeating - eating ...

Pulsar caught binging on star before brilliant x-ray blast

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 44 min ago
You can't rush the universe. You definitely can't rush a superdense star as it gobbles up bites of a neighbor for nearly two weeks before shooting off a burst of X-rays thousands of times brighter than our sun. But thanks to some lucky timing, that process is ...

Coronavirus: 24-hour test results 'by end of June'

Health News BBC - 5 hours 45 min ago
The PM's promise comes as a union calls for more transparency over the accuracy of coronavirus tests.

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