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NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps 'not-so-dead' galaxy 2.6 million light-years from Earth

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 15:03
NASA's photo of Messier 110 reveals bright pockets of young stars in a galaxy otherwise believed to be inactive. The Hubble Telescope photo was snapped from an incredible distance of 2.6 million light-years or 15,813,502,000,000,000,000 miles from Earth.

Space Photos of the Week: Cassini's Sojourn Around Saturn

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 15:00
Raw black and white photos can often show off more features of a planet than true color, and in 2012, Cassini captured this stunning photo of Saturn and its rings. If you peek above the angled rings you can see some wave-like storms in the atmosphere, but ...

Why 'The Blob' can be a real terror for marine life

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 14:51
The blob is back -- and no, we aren't talking about the cult classic horror movie. Although this blob can be quite horrific, especially for our marine life. As The Weather Network's Kelly Sonnenburg describes, the blob is a warmer-than-normal area of water ...

What is a lunar day and a lunar night -- All you need to know

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 13:34
Moon is the only natural satellite of the earth and the nearest astral body to our mother planet. Humans have been dreaming for so long about settling in the moon. A number of science fictions have talked enough about how life will be on the moon. Humans ...

This is what mysterious ancient humans might have looked like

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:57
We know that mysterious ancient humans called Denisovans once lived alongside Neanderthals, thanks to a few bones and teeth recovered from a cave in Siberia. Now, for the first time, researchers have shared what they might have looked like.

Venus was potentially habitable until a mysterious event happened

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:46
Venus likely maintained stable temperatures and hosted liquid water for billions of years before an event triggered drastic changes in the planet, according to a new study. Now, Venus is a mostly dead planet with a toxic atmosphere 90 times thicker than ours ...

Russia Says It Will Keep Source of Hole (and Air Leak) on Soyuz Secret— But NASA Wants to Know: Report

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:42
Amid reports that the Russians will keep the cause of an air leak discovered at the International Space Station in 2018 secret, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has promised to speak personally with the head of the Russian space agency. "They have not ...

New images show Mars as you've never seen it before

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:42
One of the latest images of Mars looks more like cookies and cream than it does the so-called Red Planet. A photo taken this week by the European Space Agency and Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter's camera actually shows north polar dunes on ...

Here's a way to up your knowledge of space travel, astronauts, rockets — and even the history of NASA's logo.

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:32
Ready to escape? Time travel and teleportation aren't options (yet). Meanwhile, reading is probably your best option — and reading about space is even better. NASA might not come to mind when you think of which book to read next, but the space agency ...

What Ancient Climate can Teach us About our Future?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:00
Simulation of Earth's ancient climate suggests global warming would accelerate in the future due to carbon dioxide continuing to pile up in the atmosphere. Profile Image. Zayan Guedim Sep 20, 2019 at 10:15 am GMT. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. Climate ...

Labour conference: Menopausal women 'should get flexible work hours'

Health News BBC - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:35
Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler will unveil the policy at Labour's conference in Brighton.

Mysterious Mars nighttime pulses baffle scientists as red planet's magnetic field emits never-before seen events

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:24
Never-seen-before bursts of magnetic energy on Mars have puzzled astronomers, whose space rover has gained fresh insights into the mysterious Red Planet. The magnetometer fixed to the cutting-edge NASA InSight spacecraft detected a bizarre jump in ...

Mysterious magnetic pulses and signs of groundwater discovered on Mars

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:23
The magnetic field events at night are among preliminary findings from NASA's InSight mission on Mars. It also found an electrically conductive layer almost 62 miles below the red planet's surface which hints at a reservoir of liquid water, according to a report.

''The speed at which it was travelling didn''t give moon lander a chance''

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:03
Chicago, Sep 21 (IANS) The Vikram moon lander likely crashed at about 184 miles per hour (mph), a speed at which nothing of value could have survived, a highly respected Indian American mechanical engineer, specialising in such critical failures has ...

When is Morbius released in cinemas? Who's in the cast and what's it about?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 08:23
Spurred on by the industrial success of Tom Hardy's Venom, Sony is including to its Spider-Man spin-off shared universe with Morbius – a brand new tackle the Marvel antihero with vampiric tendencies and superhuman talents. Directed by Daniel Espinosa ...

Mysterious magnetic pulses & evidence of groundwater discovered on Mars

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 06:02
Mars may be hiding water deep beneath its surface, NASA's InSight lander has discovered – and the planet's magnetic field has a life of its own, pulsing at the stroke of midnight in a manner utterly unlike anything found on Earth. There may be liquid water on ...

NASA Asteroid Tracker: 5 Asteroids To Skim Earth This Weekend

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 01:30
NASA is closely monitoring a total of five asteroids that are headed for Earth. The biggest asteroid from the group is capable of creating a mile-wide crater if it collides with the planet. According to NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), the first ...

'Cancer treatment broke my heart, but I've survived'

Health News BBC - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 00:50
Kreena developed heart failure after being treated for cancer - but has made a remarkable recovery.

Putting Astronauts on the Moon in 2024 Is a Tall Order, NASA Says

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 23:42
If you're skeptical that NASA can put boots on the moon by 2024, you're not alone. During a hearing of the space subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives' Science, Space and Technology Committee on Wednesday (Sept. 18), multiple ...

Spooky 'Black Hole' on Jupiter Is Just a Big Shadow

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 23:18
NASA's Juno spacecraft recently caught this ominous view of Jupiter, which shows a massive black spot atop the gas giant's churning clouds. Looks scary, but there's a perfectly reasonable explanation: It's a shadow cast by Jupiter's extremely volcanic moon, ...


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