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Science news: Strange new particle 'alters future of universe moment by moment'

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:29
A FREAK sub-atomic particle previously unknown to science could be altering the future of the universe moment by moment, leading physicists now believe. By Sean Martin Sean Martin. 15:22, Fri, Nov 8, 2019 | UPDATED: 15:29, Fri, Nov 8, 2019. Share.

Voyager 2 sends back first signal from interstellar space

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:23
Nasa's Voyager 2 has announced back with its underlying infinite discoveries – a year subsequent to turning into the subsequent man-made item to “leave” the Solar System. The test launched from Earth 42 years back – 16 days before its twin rocket, Voyager ...

Shield-Maiden Viking Receives Facial Reconstruction After 1000 Years Later

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:09
Researchers from the University of Dundee in Scotland did the impossible by resurrecting the image of a female warrior Viking. The team of researchers used only advanced facial reconstruction technology to revive the female Vikings appearance. They even ...

NICER Telescope Spots Brightest X-Ray Burst Ever Observed

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:06
A telescope mounted on the International Space Station has detected a record-setting X-ray burst coming from a flash on the surface of the remains of an exploded star. On Aug. 20 at about 10:04 p.m. EDT (0204 GMT on Aug. 21), NASA's Neutron star Interior ...

China Says Its Mars Landing Technology Is Ready for 2020

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:02
China says it's ready to attempt something only NASA has so far achieved—successfully landing a rover on Mars. #China unveils first picture of its Mars explorer https://t.co/FnSu04Uv0h pic.twitter.com/0coWStBZxV. — CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) October 12, ...

NASA reveals world's thickest glacier melting at an alarming rate

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 14:53
Satellite images indicate that the Taku glacier is melting 80 years faster than scientists' estimations. By Agrima Tikader. Updated November 8, 2019 15:29 GMT. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is loading. 00:59. COPY LINK. Play. Mute.

Researchers uncover wheat rust strain origin

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 14:28
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — A team of researchers has uncovered the origin of a virulent strain of stem rust fungus, a devastating wheat disease that has caused famines around the world of centuries. The discovery is detailed in a paper published ...

Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US

Health News BBC - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 14:24
Four addicts will have brains "hacked" to control their addictions in the first trial of its kind in the US.

When the Andromeda galaxy crashes into the Milky Way, this is what it could look like from Earth

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 14:07
The Milky Way is on track to collide and merge with its nearest neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy, in about 4 billion years. The galaxies will pass through each other, get snapped back together by gravity, and eventually merge cores. NASA illustrations show ...

Neanderthals May Have Gone Extinct Because of Human Tropical Infections

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:43
The initial encounter between Neanderthals and anatomically modern Homo sapiens migrating out of Africa occurred more than 130,000 years ago in a region known as the Levant. Yet tens of thousands of years would pass before Neanderthals began ...

NIH Director Backs Moratorium for Heritable Genome Editing

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:35
WASHINGTON DC – Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has reaffirmed his support for a moratorium on heritable genome editing. Francis Collins Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD. Speaking at a Policy Summit* hosted by the American ...

Unsolved Mystery: Scientists are Still Debating Whether Pluto is a Planet or Not

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:30
It looks like the argument on whether or not Pluto is a planet will never be resolved. Even the chief administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Jim Bridenstine joined in on the debate claiming that Pluto is indeed a planet.

Researchers Say Potted Plants Don't Improve Indoor Air Quality

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:30
Ever wondered about the potential of a plant to act as an air purifier and not just decor in a room? Researchers from Drexel University had the same question when they started their study published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental ...

NASA Detects X-ray Burst From Cosmic Explosion Which Released As Much Energy in 20 Seconds As the Sun Does in ...

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:27
Astronomers have observed a record-breaking flash of X-rays caused by a thermonuclear explosion in space, which released as much energy in 20 seconds as the sun does in around 10 days. The blast occurred on the surface of a pulsar—a rapidly rotating ...

NASA's TESS Spacecraft Presents Panoramic View of Exoplanets

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:23
Exoplanets are distant planets that orbit other star systems. Sometimes they are hard to see or be identified by our telescopes because they are usually overshadowed by the brightness of the star they orbit. To search for these elusive exoplanets, the National ...

NASA's Voyager With Five More Years to Explore

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:22
The two Voyager spacecraft may not have a long operational time left, according to scientists at NASA. Now, they say, the duo could have about five years before they lose connection back to earth, though the 42-year old probes will continue travelling ...

Is NASA wrong? Discovery of alien life will be slow and not before 2021, says top astronomer

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:12
NASA scientist Jim Green had earlier revealed that humans are not ready to accept the facts behind extraterrestrial existence. By Nirmal Narayanan. November 8, 2019 21:08 +08. Aliens Representational Image of a humanoid alien Pixabay. It was around a ...

Asteroid due to speed past Earth today will come almost as close as the moon (PHOTO)

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 12:56
Once again, an asteroid is set to make a high-speed, “close” flyby of the Earth, coming within a minimum distance of 487,000 km, which is slightly more than the average orbit of the moon. Asteroid 2019 UM12, measuring up to 69 meters (230ft) in diameter ...

NASA Mars Mission Success Could Rely On 'Mars Direct' Theory

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 12:49
Humans always have the idea of transporting and studying into the deepest parts of space. They keep on searching for planets that can be or might be inhabited by humans. In 1969, we achieved the first human landing on the moon which surprised the world ...

Voyager 2 illuminates Boundary of Interstellar Space

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 12:48
On November 5, 2018, Voyager 2 of NASA was the only spacecraft in history that left the heliosphere (A protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the sun) voyager 2 had already entered a region between stars known interstellar at an ...

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