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Canada's approach to lunar exploration needs to be strategic or we'll be left behind

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:49
This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ——. Author: Alex Ellery, Associate professor, ...

Pink Moon illuminated Friday night's sky

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:28
Moon gazers reveled as April's full moon, known as the Pink Moon, premiered Friday night. The moon appeared larger than average because it appeared three days past perigee, the point in its orbit when it is nearest to Earth, according to Space.com.

Space Photos of the Week: Mooooooon Shadow, Moon Shadow

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:04
You may have heard that NASA has plans to go back to the moon in the 2020s, but the agency is not aiming to land just anywhere. Engineers want to study the dark side of the moon, seeking out deposits of water ice there. Turns out there are regions and ...

Stunning photos of pink moon over UK skies

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:01
Skygazers captured some truly beautiful photos of the annual pink moon last night. Andrew Sharpe snapped a spectacular shot of the moon rising of Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire. And over in Baldock in Hertfordshire, Carla Sears caught the moon looming ...

Private Cargo Ship Brings Easter Feast, Canadian Treats to Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 14:57
By The Canadian Press. NASA Cargo Ship This photo provided by NASA shows a cargo ship arriving at the International Space Station, Friday, April 19, 2019. (NASA via AP). CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A private cargo ship brought the makings of an Easter ...

Just like adults, children judge people based on facial features

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 13:29
ANI | Updated: Apr 20, 2019 17:52 IST. Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 20 (ANI): A research found that just like adults, children by the age of five, make character judgement and adjust their behaviour towards people based on the facial features. The study was ...

An interstellar meteor, Crusader DNA and water on the moon: This week in space and science

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 13:24
An interstellar meteor, Crusader DNA and water on the moon: This week in space and science. By Ashley Strickland, CNN. Updated 8:24 AM ET, Sat April 20, 2019. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

What Was Going On Before the Big Bang?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 12:55
As most of us are aware our universe is 13.8 billion years old. The apparent result of a big bang that expanded our universe into what it is today. But what was there anything before the Big Bang? Well, the truth is, we don't know. But that doesn't mean that ...

Mars 2020 Rover Assembled and Tested Ahead of Launch Next Year

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 12:18
NASA's next Mars mission is slowly coming together in a "clean room" in California. Technicians at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory assembled the capsule that will keep the Mars 2020 rover secure for its wild ride to the Red Planet's surface.

NASA astronaut to set record for longest spaceflight by a woman

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:55
NASA and its ISS partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and an extended stay for NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan. By PTI |Washington | Published: April 20, 2019 4:25:12 ...

Artificial intelligence may help develop clean, limitless fusion energy

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:55
Artificial intelligence (AI) may help develop safe, clean and virtually limitless fusion energy for generating electricity, scientists say. By PTI |Boston | Published: April 20, 2019 4:25:04 pm. Related News. Artificial Intelligence can track neurons faster than ...

Universe's first molecule detected in space

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:15
Scientists have detected the most ancient type of molecule in our universe in space for the first time ever. By PTI |Berlin | Published: April 20, 2019 3:45:39 pm. Related News. Food review: Ambushed by flavour · Molecule that triggers sensation of itch ...

How plants cope with stress and damage?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:00
ANI | Updated: Apr 20, 2019 15:25 IST. Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 20 (ANI): New research has found that plants use chloroplast-to-nucleus communication to cope with stress or damage caused by different sources. Plants regulate the genes expression via ...

Nottingham midwife saves best friend's life

Health News BBC - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:31
Aimee Summers recognised the signs of a potentially fatal blood clot and gave emergency first aid.

Breast cancer surgeon who got breast cancer

Health News BBC - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:44
Liz O'Riordan had to stop working as a breast cancer surgeon because of her own cancer. How did she move on?

Discovery to premiere 'Return to the Moon: Seconds to Arrival' on Apr 22

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:23
New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) Discovery channel is all set to premiere a one-hour exclusive series, 'Return to the Moon:Seconds to Arrival' on April 22 which will follow the men and women of SpaceIL on its mission to land the first privately funded spacecraft on the ...

Light sails and stingray airships to explore space

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:05
NASA has announced the 18 projects awarded funding in its NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) programme. Advertisement. The projects, allocated up to $500,000 each, are exploring visionary technologies that could revolutionise space ...

Stunning Pink Moon lights up North Wales sky

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 07:52
Stargazers were in for a treat last night as the Pink Moon lit up the night sky across the globe. Despite the name it wasn't actually pink and it appeared to be more orange in colour but that didn't disappoint the thousands who managed to capture it in all it's ...

Ask Ethan: How Can A Black Hole's Singularity Spin?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 07:00
The most common way to form a black hole in the Universe is to have a massive star reach the end of its life and explode in a catastrophic supernova. However, while the outside portions of the star are blown apart, the inner core collapses, forming a black ...

Central banks warn of financial risks in open letter

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 07:00
On Wednesday, this coalition's first comprehensive report seeks to translate commitments to act on climate-related financial risks into concrete action. The shadow chancellor made the pledge to explore new responsibilities for the Bank after praising Mark ...

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