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Physicists Just Achieved Conduction of Electricity at Close to The Speed of Light

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/27/2019 - 00:56
When it comes to data transfer and computing, the faster we can shift electrons and conduct electricity the better – and scientists have just been able to transport electrons at sub-femtosecond speeds (less than one quadrillionth of a second) in an experimental ...

Free NHS hospital parking for thousands in 'greatest need'

Health News BBC - Fri, 12/27/2019 - 00:51
People with disabilities and NHS staff on night shifts will be among those to benefit from April.

NASA discovers why 'cotton candy' exoplanets are the size of Jupiter but have low density

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/27/2019 - 00:11
NASA's Hubble Telescope discovers why three 500 million-year-old 'cotton candy' exoplanets are the size of Jupiter but have a mass that is 100 times lighter. NASA's Kepler telescope discovered three exoplanets in 2012; Now, NASA found they're the size of ...

App helps parents of premature babies stay in touch

Health News BBC - Fri, 12/27/2019 - 00:09
An app has been developed to help parents stay in touch with their premature baby in hospital.

Britain's changeable weather this year was good for seals, butterflies and orchids but bad for puffins and terns

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 12/27/2019 - 00:01
The ever-changing weather left some wildlife a little fazed this year – but, on the flip side, it proved a triumph for seals. Advertisement. Biologists found they are thriving along the UK's shores with the number of Atlantic grey seal pups hitting a new high this ...

The Enormous House Blunders of All 2019

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 23:47
House journey is composite, and a instances issues don't go as expected. By analyzing in their errors and sightseeing on the most recent responsibilities, we are able to develop assignments of the days to be a bit higher. The 12 months 2019 had few ldquo ...

Rokot conducts final launch – carries three Gonets-M satellites to orbit

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 23:26
Russia's Rokot/Briz-KM rocket has made its final launch Friday, with an early-morning liftoff from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome carrying three Gonets-M communications satellites. Rokot departed Plesetsk at 02:11 Moscow Time (23:11 UTC on Thursday), ...

This hurts-so-good plank variation works every muscle in your core in one minute flat

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 23:20
There's no question that plain ol' planks are perfectly great for working your core muscles. But if you want to kick things up a notch and tack stability and oblique work into the mix, take a cue from Jiu Jitsu and try a “rolling plank.” The rolling—or ...

Sir Frances Bacon, Johannes Kepler, Astronomy, & the Scientific Revolution

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 23:04
Faith during the 17th Century Scientific Revolution. ​. During the Scientific Revolution, understanding greatly advanced in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, biology and philosophy. ​. The person most credited for the "scientific method" was Sir ...

The massive House Blunders of 2019

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 22:55
House journey is composite, and a instances issues fail to go as anticipated. Nevertheless, by sightseeing on the newest duties and studying from their errors, we are able to develop missions of the approaching days to be a bit higher. The 12 months 2019 ...

Researchers find new mineral tucked in tiny meteorite

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 22:48
(CNN) - Between 2015 and 2019, researchers discovered 31 new carbon minerals, most of them vividly colorful. Edscottite is one of the least flashy new finds, but it's also the one that's set geologists abuzz. Edscottite is one of the phrases iron goes through ...

People keep hurting themselves with e-bikes and scooters

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 22:33
In case you haven't noticed, there's a public transportation revolution currently underway. Yes, apps like Uber and Lyft have made on-demand ride-hailing a reality, but more personal options like e-bikes and electric scooters are now crowding the sidewalks of ...

Scientists attempt to recreate 'Overview effect' from Earth

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 22:07
WASHINGTON - The spectacle of Earth suspended in space was so overwhelming for Edgar Mitchell that the Apollo 14 astronaut and sixth man on the moon wanted to grab politicians by the scruff of the neck and drag them into space to witness the view.

E-Bikes Riskier to Ride Than E-Scooters and Bikes, Study Suggests

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 22:04
People riding electric-powered bikes are more likely to risk serious injury than those on conventional bikes and motorized scooters, according to a recent study. But e-scooters have their own unique health risks, too. The research, published this November in ...

Starliner experiences 'Off-nominal' orbital insertion after the launch

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 21:33
Boeing's CST 100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle got to be launched in early December on the critical uncrewed test flight but appears to have suffered thruster problems after reaching the space. Atlas 5 N22 rocket carrying uncrewed Starliner Spacecraft ...

We really don't know when Betelgeuse is going to explode

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 21:14
Some scientists spent the holiday season speculating that “very large star” Betelgeuse might be on the verge of exploding (and no, we're not talking about the popularity of the beloved '80′s movie or the hit Broadway show). Here's everything you need to ...

A giant red star is acting weird and scientists think it may be about to explode

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 21:02
(CNN) A young, bright star has been acting a little erratic lately. The star, Betelgeuse, is suddenly dimming. It may be a sign, astronomers say, that the star is about to explode. Another possibility is the red supergiant may just be going through a phase.

NASA discovers why 'cotton candy' exoplanets are the size of Jupiter but have low density

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 20:44
NASA's Hubble Telescope discovers why three 500 million-year-old 'cotton sweet' exoplanets are the scale of Jupiter however have a mass that's 100 occasions lighter. NASA's Kepler telescope found three exoplanets in 2012; Now, NASA discovered they're ...

Fossilised fly dating from 100 million years ago named after 'Gangnam Style' dance

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 20:39
A newly-discovered fly fossil has been named after the Korean pop hit 'Gangnam Style' for its resemblance to the popular accompanying dance move. The fossilised insect, named Buccinatormyia gangnami, was discovered in Jinju City, South Korea.

Mouse pups born from eggs derived from the granulosa cells that surround oocytes

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 20:09
Date: December 24, 2019; Source: Cell Press; Summary: By introducing a chemical cocktail to granulosa cells, researchers induced the cells to transform into functional oocytes in mice. Once fertilized, these oocytes were then successfully able to produce ...

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