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Scientists find new natural mineral called Edscottite – an iron carbide mineral

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 05:50
(Web Desk) – Researchers have found a new natural mineral called edscottite that has never been seen before as it has distinct atomic formulation of iron carbide mineral that occurs naturally. It was previously known to occur during iron smelting, but in 2019 ...

NASA Instructor Explains How ISS Astronauts Prepare For Solar Storms

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 05:41
An instructor at NASA revealed how astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) prepare for an incoming solar storm. According to the instructor, the ISS crew members follow a specific set of procedures in preparation for a solar storm impact.

Planet formation theory questioned by new finding

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 05:36
A new finding of astonishing mass of gas around a young star has questioned the planet formation theory. Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), scientists have found a young star surrounded by massive amounts of gas. This finding ...

Asteroid Bigger Than One World Trade Center Set to Speed Past Earth Today

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 05:01
A giant asteroid is set to fly past the Earth the day after Christmas, according to NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS.) Fortunately, there is no chance that the space rock—known as 310442 (2000 CH59)—will strike our planet. At its closest ...

2 renowned scientists warn Amazon 'tipping point is here, it is now'

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 04:56
Continued deforestation and other fast-moving changes in the Amazon threaten to turn parts of the rainforest into savanna, devastate wildlife and release billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere, two renowned experts warned Friday. “The precious ...

NASA Shares an Important Feature of the 100 Times Powerful WFIRST Telescope from Hubble

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 03:07
The Hubble House Telescope has served as the most elementary software for mankind to find what they don't find out about house, however now it's time to maneuver on with a extra superior telescope. NASA is engaged on a brand new telescope known as ...

Incredible Time-Lapse Stabilized Video Demonstrates Earth's Rotation [Watch]

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 02:50
Using special equipment, a photographer was able to create a time-lapse video showing the Earth's rotation. The video is set against a backdrop of the Milky Way galaxy and its band of stars. The video was made by photographer Eric Brummel from San ...

Massive Asteroid That Could Cause Impact Event Approaching Earth Tomorrow, NASA Warns

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 01:53
NASA has warned that the biggest asteroid to approach Earth this month will enter the planet's vicinity tomorrow. If the asteroid were to hit Earth, it could cause a major impact event that can destroy an entire city. According to NASA's Center for Near-Earth ...

Dog walker helps men talk about mental health

Health News BBC - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 00:24
Rob Osman started the group Dudes And Dogs when he realised dog walking had pulled him out of depression.

The bakery in a mental health hospital

Health News BBC - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 00:20
In an unusual bakery in a mental health hospital outside Beijing, the patients are the bakers.

The children at risk of eating themselves to death

Health News BBC - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 00:14
"One sweet here, another one there - that could kill him," says a man whose son has Prader-Willi syndrome.

Huge breakthrough as alien mineral never before seen in nature discovered

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/26/2019 - 00:11
The mineral edscottite has never been seen before in nature until scientists confirmed it existed inside the heart of a meteor that fell near an Australian town. Share. Comments. By. Anders AngleseyOvernight News Editor. 00:11, 26 DEC 2019; Updated 00:13, ...

Why Did Scientists Cool LEGOs To Nearly Absolute Zero?

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 23:49
Scientists cooled LEGOs to nearly absolute zero—and hope to one day incorporate a LEGO-style material into a quantum computer. Objects that transfer heat slowly form useful components in technologies that operate at very cold ...

Starliner zooms over Lake Lanier on Christmas mission to International Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 22:18
Merle Rinehart didn't know what was causing the strange contrails in the early-morning sky over Lake Lanier, but she had to take a picture. “I just knew it was an unusual sight,” Rinehart said. Later that day she discovered it was Boeing's Starliner, the ...

What happened next: Pāpāmoa's Jack Jackson on life after breast cancer scare

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 22:00
"Each day I get a little better . . . I'm back to the 'normal' Jack'". Pāpāmoa resident Jack Jackson, 72, is well on the road to recovery after his shock breast cancer diagnosis about six months ago which left him "stunned". Originally from the south of England, the ...

DHEC provides toy safety tips to keep children safe this holiday season

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 21:03
Parents are reminded to pay close attention to toy safety as children unwrap their gifts this holiday season. According to the 2018 Consumer Product Safety Commission Report, there were an estimated 226,100 toy-related injuries treated in emergency room ...

Researchers Demonstrate Chip-to-Chip Quantum Teleportation

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 20:01
A research team led by University of Bristol scientists has successfully demonstrated quantum teleportation of information between two programmable micrometer-scale silicon chips. The team's work, published in the journal Nature Physics, lays the ...

This Christmas spice could help reduce your blood cholesterol

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 19:32
Cinnamon is a popular spice at Christmas time, used to flavor everything from mulled wine to pumpkin pie. And, unlike many Christmas foods, this one might actually be good for you. Cinnamon, the bark of a small evergreen tree, has been used as a medicine ...

Betelgeuse star acting like it's about to explode, even if the odds say it isn't

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 18:15
An artist's impression of Betelgeuse and the plume of gas around it. ESO/L. Calçada. One of the brightest stars in the sky -- the nearby red supergiant Betelgeuse in the constellation Orion -- has fainted in recent months, meaning it's significantly less bright ...

Cortical pattern generation during dexterous movement is input-driven

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/25/2019 - 18:04
The motor cortex controls skilled arm movement by sending temporal patterns of activity to lower motor centres. Local cortical dynamics are thought to shape these patterns throughout movement execution. External inputs have been implicated in setting the ...

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