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Superflare may end Earth one day

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 14:49
WASHINGTON: Earth could continue to host life as long as the sun does not experience a massive burst of energy called a superflare, a recent study claims. Astronomers probing the edges of the Milky Way have in recent years observed some of the most ...

Conor Devine - the Ironman with MS

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 13:36
Conor Devine, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, is fighting back against his illness.

Ocean Bacteria Alters Skin Microbiome After Just 10 Minutes Of Swimming

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 13:14
How long does it take for bacteria to colonize our skin? Evidently, for ocean bacteria, it takes just 10 minutes of swimming to alter our skin microbiota. Swimming In The Ocean. Exposure to ocean water is only natural during the summer months, but according ...

Atomic Clocks Explained: NASA Set To Launch a Deep Space Timekeeper Monday

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 13:02
NASA is set to launch an incredible new atomic clock into orbit on a Falcon Heavy tomorrow (June 24) in a technology demonstration mission that could transform the way humans explore space. The Deep Space Atomic Clock, developed by NASA's Jet ...

Take One Giant Leap to the Moon with New Augmented Reality Apps

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 13:01
If you weren't born when the first crewed moon-landing mission launched — or you want to relive the experience — check out USA Today's two augmented reality apps that will bring you step by step through history. The Apollo 11 mission marked the first time ...

A peek into Apollo 11's 'epic journey' as it was happening 50 years ago

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 12:28
The summer of '69: the most momentous and oft-discussed and analyzed period in American history. A question or a declarative statement? It could be both. In that brief three-month period: ▫ The Stonewall riots on June 28 and 29 by the LGBTQ community ...

Astronomers See 'Warm' Glow of Uranus's Rings

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 12:20
Using the Very Large Telescope, astronomers were also able to measure the temperature of Uranus's rings for the first time at 77 Kelvin or -320 degrees Fahrenheit. It's interesting to learn that they were not discovered until 1977. In 2017, fresh images of the ...

Greenland may lose 4.5 per cent ice by end of century: Study

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 11:54
WASHINGTON: Greenland may lose 4.5 per cent of its ice by the end of this century - contributing up to 13 inches of sea level rise - if worldwide greenhouse gas emissions remain on their current trajectory, a study has warned. According to the research, the ...

Space Investors, Rejoice! There May Be Something Worth Mining on the Moon

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 11:33
Scientists think they've discovered a gargantuan metal deposit on the moon's far side. But what metal is it? Rich Smith. (TMFDitty). Jun 23, 2019 at 6:33AM. It's been four years now since Bigelow Aerospace filed its application with the Federal Aviation ...

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence has Taken on a Setback

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 11:27
The Breakthrough Listen initiative, which is set to identify extraterrestrial signal communication, has released almost a petabyte of data this week. The data is coming from radio and optical wavelengths observations of 1,327 close by celestial bodies over the ...

On Apollo, using the bathroom was 'messy.' America's next moonshot will be radically different in many ways

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 10:32
The three Apollo 10 astronauts are zipping through the desolate expanse of space, the Earth a small blue marble behind them, on a mission poised to set the stage for one of humanity's seminal achievements, when, suddenly, astronaut Tom Stafford called ...

SETI Shared A groundbreaking Dataset Of Deep Space Scans For Alien Life

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 09:33
A study led by the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) project based in California shared a groundbreaking dataset of deep space scans for alien life. The team of researchers performed scans on more than 1,300 alien stars, analyzing every artificial ...

David Saint-Jacques prepares for wild ride back to Earth

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 09:01
When David Saint-Jacques returns Monday after six months in space, he'll plummet back to Earth in what another Canadian astronaut remembers as a wild ride that felt like swinging on a pendulum out of control. Shortly after 4 p.m. ET in Canada, ...

Greenland Likely To Lose 4.5% Of Its Ice By End Of Century, Says Study

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 08:07
Greenland could lose 4.5 per cent of its ice, contributing up to 13 inches of sea level rise, by the end of this century if worldwide greenhouse gas emissions remain on their current trajectory, warns a new study. The island might be ice-free by the year 3000, ...

Greenland could lose 4.5% of its ice by century end

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 07:40
New York, June 23 Greenland could lose 4.5 per cent of its ice, contributing up to 13 inches of sea level rise, by the end of this century if worldwide greenhouse gas emissions remain on their current trajectory, warns a new study. The island might be ice-free ...

A Massive 984-Foot Asteroid Will Shoot Past Earth On Monday At Over 28000 MPH

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 05:15
A giant asteroid twice as large as The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt is headed in Earth's direction and will reach our vicinity on Monday. Traveling through the vastness of space at breakneck speeds of more than 28,200 mph, the formidable space rock will ...

A 233-Foot Asteroid That Swings By Earth Twice A Year Is Due For A Close Approach Tomorrow

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 03:43
On Sunday, Earth will be visited by a rather sizeable asteroid. Known as asteroid 2019 LC5, this particular space rock was only discovered earlier this year, but it's a frequent traveler through our corner of space. First spotted at the end of May, the space rock ...

Shiyenze Khasoha: 'My designs fund my cancer treatment'

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 02:59
Kenyan Shiyenze Khasoha sells clothes she designs to pay for her ovarian cancer treatment.

A 134-Foot Asteroid Just Shot Past Earth In Its Closest-Ever Approach

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 02:42
Earlier this evening, a not-so-tiny asteroid swooped past our planet on what NASA announced as its closest-ever approach to planet Earth. Dubbed 2019 LM1, the space rock is estimated to be up to 134 feet wide. This makes it a little over twice the size of the ...

Power and endurance training 'key to all-round fitness'

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/23/2019 - 01:25
Blend of strength and endurance training makes team sport players the fittest of all, a study finds.

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