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Cal State San Marcos Scientists Share in Big NASA Research Grant

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:20
Cal State San Marcos announced Monday that a group of its researchers have been accepted into a NASA research program that will analyze human space exploration and space science over the next five years. Support Times of San Diego's growth

Technical Issue Delays Indian Moon Mission

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:57
No media source currently available. 0:00 0:03:44 0:00. Direct link. 128 kbps | MP3 · 64 kbps | MP3. Pop-out player. India has canceled the launch of a spacecraft shortly before it was supposed to leave Earth on a trip to the moon. India's space agency said it ...

SpaceX finally reveals cause of April spacecraft explosion

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:40
SpaceX says it has figured out what caused one of its spacecraft to explode during a ground test in April. A valve accidentally leaked some of the vehicle's propellant, starting a chain reaction that caused the spacecraft to burst apart. Now that the cause has ...

SpaceX blames faulty valve for Dragon spacecraft explosion

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:31
An investigation into what caused the SpaceX capsule to blow up in April during an engine test has pinpointed a faulty valve that caused a propellant leak, a company official said Monday. The valve is being replaced by a disc that would eliminate the ...

New 'Majorana photons' identified

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:20
Date: July 15, 2019; Source: City College of New York; Summary: Scientists have discovered a new super class of photons dubbed 'Majorana photons.' They could lead to enhanced information on quantum-level transition and imaging of the brain and its ...

SpaceX found the problem that blew up its Crew Dragon spacecraft

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:40
A propellant leak caused the destruction of a SpaceX vehicle during an April test as it prepared to carry astronauts to the International Space Station. Engineers behind the spacecraft investigated what happened alongside NASA, the US Air Force and the ...

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:31
Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. By Joey Roulette. BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, ...

Cal State San Marcos Scientists Part Of NASA Space Research Team

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:29
The NASA research program will analyze human space exploration and space science over the next five years. By California News Wire Services, News Partner. Jul 15, 2019 4:29 pm ET. Reply. 0. The NASA research program will analyze human space ...

First Moon-Forming Disk Detected Swirling Around an Exoplanet

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:24
Last month, astronomers announced that they'd snapped a rare image of two planets forming around a young, 6-million-year-old star about 370 light-years away called PDS 70. Now, after closer examination, they've found something even more surprising: the ...

50 Years After Apollo 11 Moon Landing, NASA Sets Its Sights On Mars

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:17
In the past year or so, scientists have discovered more evidence for liquid water under the surface of Mars. They've found complex organic compounds — the building blocks of life. And they've found that methane levels in Mars' atmosphere vary with the ...

Climate change is worsening wildfires, new study highlights

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:13
New research this week provides fresh evidence about the connection between climate change and wildfires, specifically in California, where experts say global warming is a key factor in the state's deadly and increasingly devastating fire seasons.

Where were you when Apollo 11 launched, 50 years ago today?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 20:51
Ken Davidoff was all of 19 when he and his dad, Palm Beach photographer Bob Davidoff, photographed the launch for local publications. WEST PALM BEACH — When a rocket 33 stories high lumbered off the ground at 9:32 a.m. July 16, 1969, carrying three ...

NASA chief: 'Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination'

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 20:49
During a press conference on Monday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said he and President Donald Trump are on the same page in regard to NASA's primary objectives. By. Brooks Hays. (. 0 Comments. Sort by. Oldest. Facebook Comments Plugin. ).

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 20:39
By Joey Roulette BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, ...

OSU researchers find new way to measure water in snowpack

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 20:07
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University researchers have developed a new computer model for calculating the water content of snowpacks, providing an important tool for water resource managers and avalanche forecasters, as well as scientists.

What the Moon landing reveals about the inner workings of your brain

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 20:03
If you are over the age of about 55, chances are you don't just remember the Apollo 11 Moon landing, you also remember exactly where you were when you saw it. So, if you were at school on July 21, 1969, you may also able to recall the look of the TV set ...

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:24
By Joey Roulette. BOULDER, Colo., July 15 (Reuters) - As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our ...

Jupiter-like planet shows signs of moon formation

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:14
Scientists have uncovered evidence of moon formation in a solar system for the first time. In the star system PDS 70, approximately 370 light-years away, a planet covered in a disk of dust and gas appears to be growing a moon, researchers report this week in ...

NASA astronaut, crew speak about ISS expeditions

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:00
HOUSTON - NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will speak Monday afternoon about the upcoming expeditions to the International Space Station. Meir and crewmates Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the ...

Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary to Be Celebrated With Giant Moon Pie

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:57
Assuming you believe Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon wasn't faked, this July marks the 50th anniversary of mankind's giant leap. The one thing that's undeniably real about this space race Golden Jubilee, however, is that it's going to involve one very large ...

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