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Appears at CERN, a strange particle never seen until now

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 59 min ago
José Manuel NievesSEGUIR Updated: Save Send news by mail electrónicoTu name *. Your email *. email *. A team of researchers of the project, LHCb, one of the four large detectors of the European Centre for Nuclear Research ( CERN ), have just ...

Full moon to light up the sky on July 4

Google Science Feeds - 19 hours 5 min ago
Thanks to the timing of this month's full moon, a bright, nearly full “Buck Moon” will be seen in the sky on Independence Day. With most fireworks displays canceled this year due to the global pandemic, many people will be looking to July's full moon to light up ...

Lockdown: Suicide fears soar in LGBT community

Health News BBC - 19 hours 12 min ago
There has been a huge increase in the number of LGBT people seeking suicide-prevention support.

Scientists puzzled by massive star that vanished without a trace

Google Science Feeds - 19 hours 25 min ago
Since 2001, astronomers have been aware of a massive star in the Kinman Dwarf galaxy, which is about 75 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Aquarius. Then, one day in 2019, it disappeared suddenly and mysteriously. That left many ...

Night Words: See Arcturus shine in the July night sky

Google Science Feeds - 19 hours 41 min ago
By Harry J. Augensen. Professor of Physics & Astronomy, WidenerUniversity. Sunrise and Sunset Times from the U.S. Naval Observatory (Eastern Daylight Time). - Advertisement -. Sun rises at 5:37 a.m. and sets at 8:34 p.m. on the 1st. Sun rises at 5:59 a.m. ...

Scientists find a simpler approach to generate sensory cells of the inner ear

Google Science Feeds - 20 hours 18 min ago
Scientists from the USC Stem Cell laboratories of Neil Segil and Justin Ichida are whispering the secrets of a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear. Their approach uses direct reprogramming to produce sensory cells known as "hair cells," ...

Coronavirus clots likely cause of man's four-hour erection while sedated and on a ventilator

Google Science Feeds - 20 hours 25 min ago
A 62-year-old man battling coronavirus suffered a four-hour erection while sedated and on a ventilator – apparently from clotted penile blood. While COVID-19 is known to cause clots, the recent case in France was a painful indication that those can happen ...

Stagazing in July: How Saturn saved the Earth

Google Science Feeds - 20 hours 34 min ago
The two giants of the solar system, Jupiter and Saturn, are lording it over the skies this month. Low in the south all night long (see the starchart), they both approach closest to Earth in July. Even though they lie hundreds of millions of kilometres away, just ...

Company developing laser satellite to clear away space junk

Google Science Feeds - 20 hours 42 min ago
A laser beam in outer space that sends orbiting debris to a fiery end in the Earth's atmosphere may soon be a reality. SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. said it is developing a satellite that can shoot down space junk ranging from old, abandoned satellites to rocket parts ...

Ocean on Jupiter's moon 'could be habitable,' researchers say

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:59
With NASA slated to explore Jupiter's moon Europa sometime in the next decade, researchers are increasingly confident that the ocean on the celestial satellite “could be habitable.” Speaking at the 2020 Goldschmidt Conference earlier this month, NASA ...

Science from home: How an eclipse happens

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:44
Find a dark space for this experiment (example: you can do this at night, or in a room with no windows); Stabilize your larger round object by holding it or placing it on top of another object; Turn on flashlight and point directly at the larger round object; Check to ...

Complete and Total Mayhem in a Distant Galaxy Collision

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:11
A cluster of galaxies is nothing trivial. The shocks, the turbulence, the energy, as all of that matter and energy merges and interacts. And we can watch all the chaos and mayhem as it happens. A team of astronomers are looking at the galaxy cluster Abell 2255 ...

The Earth IS Round: Prove It To Yourself

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:08
Hontas Farmer. Flat earthers are a thing in 2020. Here is a simple do at home proof it is round given a large enough area of apparently flat land. Take a tripod like one would use for a camera and mount a laser pointer on it. Lasers have the feature of being ...

Beavers might be making the Arctic melt even faster

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:02
Carbon pollution is causing all sorts of weird effects on the planet, including dramatic weather shifts and reshuffling ecosystems. Every day brings a new surprise driven by the cascading impacts of warming the Earth. Now, a new study in Environmental ...

SpaceX Launches Satellite for Space Force

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:45
SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket on June 30 carrying a new GPS III satellite into orbit for the U.S. Space Force. Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a new GPS III satellite into orbit for the ...

Coronavirus: 'No obvious source' of Leicester Covid-19 outbreak

Health News BBC - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:42
The report said the increase in reported cases could be down to "growth in availability of testing".

Red light treatment could save your aging eyes

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:41
Researchers discover that simple red light may be enough to recharge a person's vision late in life, making them better able to detect colors. The research tasked two dozen people with using a red light eye treatment for just 3 minutes per day, and even that ...

The South Pole Is in Danger, and There's Nothing That We Can Do Right Now

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:12
We know that Antarctica may seem lonely. Placed at the bottom of the world, and surrounded by the ocean, it may seem a very isolated territory. But you might be surprised to find out that the continent is closer to us than it appears.

Parade of the planets 4 Jul 2020: what will actually happen

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:08
Evgeniy Opanasenko. Парад планет 4 июля 2020: что произойдет на самом деле. editor of Techno. Astronomers have announced that in mid-2020 will be a great parade of planets. Full planetary alignment will occur on 4 July. Such events are of great ...

Jellyfish-inspired soft robots can outswim their natural counterparts

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:06
Date: July 1, 2020; Source: North Carolina State University; Summary: Engineering researchers have developed soft robots inspired by jellyfish that can outswim their real-life counterparts. More practically, the new jellyfish-bots highlight a technique that uses ...

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