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Thirty-million-page backup of humanity headed to moon aboard Israeli lander

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 17:46
The top layers of the archive disc can be viewed with an optical microscope. Arch Mission Foundation/Bruce Ha. On Thursday night, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried an Israeli-made spacecraft named Beresheet beyond the grasp of Earth's gravity and sent ...

New Horizons Casually Snaps Amazing Pic Of Ultima Thule at 32000 Miles Per Hour

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 13:40
NASA's New Horizons has beamed back its crispest pictures yet of the farthest object in space ever explored in one of those casual feats of human ingenuity.

Curiosity Rover Operating Normally After Sudden Boot-Up Issue

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 12:07
NASA's Curiosity rover is now up and running after a reboot issue caused some concerns. It is once again on the mission to discover new things about Mars.

Exoskeleton helps people with paralysis to walk

Health News BBC - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 08:06
Floriane is able to walk using an exoskeleton that detects how she wants to move.

What Led to Extinction of Dinosaurs?

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 06:41
An asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago reignited massive volcanic eruptions in India, and may have contributed to the dinosaurs' extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period, finds a study.

RIP, and thanks to little rover that could

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 06:03
Opportunity, NASA's longest-living robotic Mars explorer, is dead, The tributes, poignant cartoons, emotional tweets and even love songs keep pouring in.

Wild-Eyed weapons: Pentagon cash grab for self-propelled autonomous satellites

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 05:18
Washington is scrambling to renew its space technology as Russia and China continue to develop increasingly advanced space war machines.

Florida's 2019 rocket launch schedule: Astronauts, moon landers, mighty rockets

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 05:05
The new year is ramping up to be a historic one for the private space industry as it endeavors - along with its partners at NASA - to return humans to space from the United States.

China's CRISPR babies may have superhuman brain powers

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 03:59
in 2018, a Chinese doctor named He Jiankui created babies using CRISPR gene editing. The birth of the babies named Lulu and Nana sparked controversies all across the world and several people criticized Jiankui citing ethical reasons.

NASA, SpaceX clear Crew Dragon for critical March 2 test flight

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 03:39
STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION. The Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket assigned to the Demo-1 mission inside SpaceX's hangar at pad 39A on Dec. 18.

Bee thought to be extinct rediscovered in Indonesia

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 02:04
INDONESIA - A bee many experts thought was extinct has been rediscovered in Indonesia. Researchers at Princeton University got the chance to take picture and videos of “Megachile Pluto” in January.

Gambling addict with brain injury spent £210,000

Health News BBC - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:24
A brain-damaged man says he gambled £210,000 after being "failed" by addiction self-exclusion scheme.

Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists

Health News BBC - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:20
Supermarkets should be more transparent on food classification, say public health experts.

'Why I was made allergic to husband's sperm'

Health News BBC - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 00:07
Why this fertility lab worker had to be injected with her partner's white blood cells to give birth.

New Horizons Beams Back Its Clearest Images of Ultima Thule Yet

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 21:18
Following our first good look at 2014 MU69 back in January, New Horizons has beamed back its crispest shots of the distant space object yet.

NASA Renames Facility After Katherine Johnson of 'Hidden Figures' Fame

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 14:08
NASA on Friday officially renamed a facility in West Virginia after Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician and centenarian whose barrier-breaking career was depicted in the film “Hidden Figures.

New Horizons spacecraft returns its sharpest views of Ultima Thule

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 09:33
The mission team called it a "stretch goal" - just before closest approach, precisely point the cameras on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to snap the sharpest possible pics of the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule, its New Year's flyby target ...

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Tiny Neptune Moon Spotted by Hubble May Have Broken from Larger Moon

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 05:03
(NASA) - Astronomers call it “the moon that shouldn't be there.” After several years of analysis, a team of planetary scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has, at last, come up with an explanation for a mysterious moon around Neptune that ...

Mayor Adler sends Kerbey Lane queso recipe to the moon

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 04:12
AUSTIN (KXAN) - Mayor Steve Adler revealed Friday the contents of an official letter to extraterrestrials and future citizens of the solar system that will be placed on the moon approximately 40 days from today, mid-April.

This Is The First Mammal That Climate Change Has Officially Driven To Extinction

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 03:25
A tiny island rodent, the Bramble Cay melomy, is considered the first mammal to be officially driven extinct as a result of human-driven climate change.

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