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Watch: Cool video of a spacecraft leaving Earth, from ISS

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 06:44
Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft was launched on 16 November 2018 at 18:14 GMT from Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. A cool video of the launch was taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station.

Gulf coast looks to maintain, restore oyster

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 05:31
By BONNIE BOLDEN, The News-Star of Monroe. MONROE, La. - The oyster dressing is safe this year. Since the Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010, 4 billion to 8.3 billion subtidal oysters were estimated to be lost across the Gulf coast.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: NASA InSight Team On Course for Mars Touchdown Set For Nov. 26

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 05:08
ABOVE VIDEO: NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) spacecraft is on track for a soft touchdown on the surface of the Red Planet on Nov. 26, the Monday after Thanksgiving.

Gulf Coast Looks to Maintain, Restore Oysters

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 05:05
The oyster dressing is safe this year. Since the Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010, 4 billion to 8.3 billion subtidal oysters were estimated to be lost across the Gulf coast.

NASA selects old crater as Mars 2020 rover site

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 04:42
"The Mars community has long coveted the scientific value of sites such as Jezero Crater, and a previous mission contemplated going there, but the challenges with safely landing were considered prohibitive", NASA's 2020 mission project scientist Ken ...

Florida Keys Study Reveals Dolphins Work Together to Complete Tasks (Video)

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 04:19
MARATHON, Florida Keys - Do bottlenose dolphins work together to perform and complete tasks? “Yes,” says a study by marine mammal researchers at Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys.

Get the answer: do I need to exercise in the elderly

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 04:11
Muscles retirees who exercise regularly, do not differ from the muscles of young people. To such conclusion experts from ball State University after we examined 28 people over seventy years of age who regularly practiced since the 1970-ies, reports the ...

NASA just published a detailed timeline for the Monday landing of Mars InSight

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 03:38
On Monday, November 26th, NASA's newest piece of high-tech space hardware will finally find its way to the surface of Mars. It's the InSight lander, and it's going to listen closely to the heartbeat of the planet and hopefully reveal a whole bunch of ...

Human ancestors not to blame for ancient mammal extinctions in Africa

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 00:41
Date: November 23, 2018; Source: University of Utah; Summary: New research disputes a long-held view that our earliest tool-bearing ancestors contributed to the demise of large mammals in Africa over the last several million years.

For ants, unity is strength -- and health

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 00:41
Date: November 23, 2018; Source: Institute of Science and Technology Austria; Summary: When a pathogen enters their colony, ants change their behavior to avoid the outbreak of disease.

Name Change Alert! SpaceX's BFR is Now Just Called “Starship”

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 23:53
In September of 2016, Musk treated the world to an early sneak-peak at his proposed super-heavy launch vehicle. Previously known as the Mars Colonial Transporter, the renamed Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) was the centerpiece to Musk's long-term ...

Fossil of plant-eating reptile found in southern New Mexico

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 23:44
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The earliest known example of a plant-eating reptile has been found in the fossil record in southern New Mexico, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History said.

US experts conclude climate change picking up pace

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 22:50
A new United States federal assessment on climate change shows that the economic, social and environmental effects in the US affiliated-islands of the Pacific could be catastrophic.

NASA sets a date for first SpaceX crew capsule test flight

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 22:39
The race between Boeing and SpaceX to launch their first crewed space missions is heating up. NASA has announced an updated schedule for the two companies on the road to sending astronauts to space from American soil.

Trump administration climate report: 4 ways Florida could be impacted by climate change

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 22:17
Laura Geselbracht, 59, of Fort Lauderdale, is a marine scientist with The Nature Conservancy. "We have to act," on climate change, she says.

Science: Ash from Alaska volcano prompts aviation warning [Report]

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 21:52
An active Alaska volcano is ramping up, spewing ash emissions nearly 3 miles (5 kilometers) into the air. Alaska Volcano Observatory scientists said Wednesday that overnight ash emissions from Mount Veniaminof (VEN'-ee-ah-mean-off) generated an ash ...

Australian Neuroscientist Discovers Hidden Region in Human Brain: Endorestiform Nucleus

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 21:14
Professor George Paxinos from Neuroscience Research Australia has discovered a hidden region of the human brain. The endorestiform nucleus is found near the brain-spinal cord junction.

This Astronaut Video of a Rocket Launch as Seen from Space Is Simply Amazing

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 21:12
Look out, International Space Station, this spacecraft is hot on your tail! An astronaut captured a stunning time lapse video of the Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft, also known as Progress 71, on its way to the orbiting complex.

These Precision Parts 3D-Printed From Fake Moon Dust Bring Us One Step Closer to Living on Mars

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 21:01
Mars is lacking in the vast supply of natural resources we've come to rely on here on Earth, and astronauts attempting to colonize, or even just visit, the red planet can only bring a limited supply of materials with them.

This Video Shows What NASA Astronauts See When They Lift Off to the ISS

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 20:25
Ever wondered how it looks when an astronaut launches into space? Alexander Gerst, from the European Space Agency, has lifted the lid on this rare spectacle by setting up a camera on his recent rocket launch and taking a series of photos at regular ...

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