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Science made astonishing progress. It was also hijacked by those with an axe to grind | Laura Spinney

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 11:44
Attacks and scepticism are on the rise, even as leaps are made in fields from gene editing and AI to interplanetary exploration. The 2010s were the decade in which we were reminded that science is just a method, like the rhythm method. And just like the ...

Dassel Woman Injured in Rollover

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 11:33
A Dassel woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover in Meeker County Wednesday morning. The State Patrol says 27-year-old Jessie Janiak was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The Patrol says ...

Thais gather to observe partial solar eclipse

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 11:21
Thais flocked to Chiang Mai, Chachoengsao, Nakhon Ratchasima and Songkhla on Thursday to observe the partial eclipse. The four provinces are the recommended locations to watch the phenomenon, which lasted about three and a half hours — from ...

A giant star is acting strange, and astronomers are buzzing

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 11:04
The constellation Orion is one of the most recognizable patterns in the night sky, visible around the world. But if you've looked at Orion recently and thought something seemed off, you're not wrong: The giant red star Betelgeuse, which marks the hunter's right ...

The Year of the Satellite Megaconstellation

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 10:58
2019 will be remembered for many accomplishments in spaceflight. The first all-female spacewalk, conducted by Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, was a long-overdue milestone. Private spaceflight companies made strides as well, from Blue Origin's moon ...

Students Watch Partial Lunar Eclipse In Thailand

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 10:16
People in Thailand flocked to schools and observatories where telescopes were provided to view the last solar eclipse of the year. Written By Associated Press Television News | Mumbai | Updated On: December 26, 2019 15:21 IST. Students watch partial ...

The five biggest space failures of 2019

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 10:06
When it came to space, there were plenty of successes to celebrate in 2019. China landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon for the first time in human history. NASA's New Horizons probe did a fly-by of the most distant object a human-made spacecraft ...

2020 visions in the sky: a preview of astronomical events to view

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 09:46
It won't be long after the start of a new year when Western New York astronomy buffs can enjoy the first of a few special events that will take place in the sky. In the early morning hours of Saturday, January 4, the Quadrantid meteors may be seen in the ...

Man brings his family dogs to cheer up his wife on Christmas Day as she recovers from brain surgery

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 09:22
A husband has shared the heartwarming second he introduced Christmas pleasure to his spouse by bringing their three canine to hospital six weeks after she had mind surgical procedure. Victoria Millar, 37, was given the 'greatest current' on Christmas Day ...

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope snaps image of newborn stars forming Christmas-special structures [PHOTO]

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 08:42
According to NASA, these stars are located some 2,600 light-years away in the constellation of Monoceros. By Samhati Bhattacharjya. December 26, 2019 16:42 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is loading. 00:33. COPY LINK. Play. Mute.

Expert warns Earth's magnetic field will collapse; are we safe from catastrophe?

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 08:40
A science expert warned that Earth's magnetic field is in danger of collapsing due to its weakening state. By Carlo Inigo Monzon. December 26, 2019 16:35 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is loading. 00:28. COPY LINK. Play. Mute.

US expects to rocket ahead in space during 2020

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 08:18
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 1 (UPI) — American courage and ingenuity in space exploration will be tested as it hasn't in decades as 2020 begins. NASA and a number of space entrepreneurs hope that, 51 years since the first Apollo lunar landing, America resumes ...

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 08:18
Today is Thursday, Dec. 26, the 360th day of 2019 with five to follow. The moon is new. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury and Uranus. Evening stars are Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn.

New technology allows gene therapy dose regulation

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 08:13
ANI | Updated: Dec 26, 2019 13:33 IST. Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 26 (ANI): Scientists have engineered a special molecular mechanism that can be integrated into gene therapies to allow clinicians to control dosing. The achievement, published in the ...

Ring of Fire warning: Expert predicts which 'restless' volcanoes may erupt in 2020

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 08:00
A VOLCANOLOGIST has predicted which “restless” volcanoes along the Ring of Fire could erupt in 2020. By Rachel Russell. PUBLISHED: 08:00, Thu, Dec 26, 2019. Share. Video Player is loading. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration 0:00.

How humpback whales use stealth, deception to mime huge catch of fish and gulp them in

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 07:57
Whales capture fish using stealth and deception that is seven times more energetically efficient per lunge than feeding on krill. By Soorya Kiran NN. December 26, 2019 15:57 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is loading. 01:02.

Baby In Critical Condition After Parents Tried Murdering Him

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 07:31
In a horrifying and shocking case, a baby is struggling with his life in a local hospital this Christmas eve. His parents are currently behind bars in the Shreveport City Jail, as they are accused of being responsible for the critical condition he is suffering.

Spitzer Space Telescope Spots Protostars 2600 Light-Years Away!

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 07:03
Star-forming clouds are dynamic and evolving structures. When they give birth to newborn stars, an incredible amount of dust is expelled in the process, through which the nascent stars appear as faint specks of light. Recently, NASA's Spitzer Space ...

UFO Spotted? NASA's Hubble Telescope Captured 'Flying Saucer'

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 06:08
The National Aeronautics And Space Administration's (NASA) famous Hubble Space Telescope has just detected a hovering saucer of its own. The unique thing about this spotted flying hover is that it is far more significant than anything anyone would want to ...

This Is The Earliest Example Of Love In The Animal Kingdom!

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 06:07
Parental care is a behavior strategy that is typically seen in highly evolved vertebrates such as birds and mammals. Mammalian offspring derive their nourishment from their mothers. Hence, post-natal care is more typical with mammals. However, there is still ...


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