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Tips for indoor gardening to bring some green to your space while you're stuck inside

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 16:00
Container gardens look fabulous and are perfect for those limited to a balcony, windowsill or even a living room. Depending on the size of the container, you can plant colorful flowers or grow veggies and herbs. By USA TODAY Apr 4, 2020, 10:00am CDT.

NASA's WFIRST telescope has a new approach to the hunt for exoplanets

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:57
NASA is working on a new instrument for spotting distant exoplanets — the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope, or WFIRST. This tool could be used to identify not only small, distant planets, but also other cosmic bodies like brown dwarfs and black holes.

90 million years ago, Antarctica was a lush rainforest before it froze over

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:45
Vacations aren't really a thing right now with a pandemic terrorizing the planet, but if you were to plan a getaway, the last place you'd probably think of is Antarctica. Maybe you would have changed your mind if you could time-warp back to 90 million years ago ...

Existence of Exotic Particles – Sought for Decades – Evidenced In Newly-Discovered Superconductor

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:14
Particle chasing—it's a game that so many physicists play. Sometimes the hunt takes place inside large supercolliders, where spectacular collisions are necessary to find hidden particles and new physics. For physicists studying solids, the game occurs in a ...

Elite: Dangerous beta kicks off this coming week

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:05
Gamers having followed the development of Frontier Developments' sci-fi action-adventure Elite: Dangerous are most likely set to get excited about the announcement that was made by the developer, stating that the official beta will release on PC on April 7 ...

Space Photos of the Week: Awesome Planets and Ancient Gods

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:00
In 1781, astronomer William Herschel discovered a new planet. He wanted to name it Georgian Sidus (George's Star) after King George III, but all of the other planets in the solar system were named after Roman gods. Fellow astronomer Johanne Bode ...

Nurse deaths 'inevitable' from coronavirus

Health News BBC - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 12:28
Nursing chiefs raise fears of protective equipment following the deaths of two nurses.

Local parks officials monitoring use as state closes Hocking Hills State Park

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 12:11
Columbus Recreation and Parks has closed playgrounds and now says it is prepared to close popular multi-use trails if they become too crowded for safe distancing. On a busy weekend, Columbus' multi-use trails are filled with bikes, runners and families, ...

Book review: Author has ability to explain complex physics in plain language

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 12:01
“Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe”. Alfred A. Knop. Brian Greene. This book is not for the faint-hearted. It's not that the science is hard. It is, but Brian Greene is a master at elucidating the laws of physics in ...

NASA Tool Shows The Space Photo Agency Took On Your Birthday

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 11:46
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has already added many achievements in its diary. Among them is NASA's Hubble Telescope that you all must have heard about. NASA's Hubble Telescope was launched into the orbit by the space ...

Dallas County Health Department Unveils COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 11:46
The Dallas County Health Department recently launched a new COVID-19 website that they hope will be a one-stop shop for all information pertinent to county residents. The new data dashboard was developed by the Dallas County Geographic Information ...

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover gets its wheels and air brakes

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 11:33
Three of the six flight wheels that will travel to Mars can be seen attached to NASA's Perseverance rover (which is inverted on a handling fixture) on March 30, 2020 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The protective antistatic foil covering the wheels will ...

Mars Had Once Water on Its Surface

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 10:56
Researchers recently found out that there were two unique reservoirs of ancient water that once existed on the surface of Mars. We know that it is hard to believe, we did not believe it at first, either, but the Red Planet was once wet. Can you believe that?

Deep-sea worms and bacteria team up to harvest methane

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 10:54
Scientists at Caltech and Occidental College have discovered a methane-fueled symbiosis between worms and bacteria at the bottom of the sea, shedding new light on the ecology of deep-sea environments. They found that bacteria belonging to the ...

THIS WEEK @NASA: First Delivery Service Selected for Lunar Gateway, Astronaut Added to Future Commercial Crew ...

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 10:00
ABOVE VIDEO: You, plus “NASA at Home” equals a universe of possibilities, the first delivery service selected for our lunar Gateway, and an astronaut added to a future Commercial Crew flight … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!

Master-class on social distancing: Russian cosmonauts share tips on how to cope with coronavirus isolation with RT

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 09:53
Social distancing and self-isolation may be new concepts for people on Earth, but it's nothing new for residents of the International Space Station. Two Russian cosmonauts gave some advice on how to spend time indoors. Fifty-five-year-old cosmonaut Andrei ...

'You feel like you're armouring up to go into war'

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 09:50
Things hadn't modified dramatically in a single day, however we're now at about full capability in Adult ITU, and will effectively be increasing into the Paediatric ITU very quickly. News got here via that Kings College Hospital misplaced a 13-year-old on ...

The James Web Space Telescope Will Employ An Advanced Mirror, As NASA Revealed

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 09:48
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is one of the most anticipated spacecraft among the scientific community since it will facilitate the research of many objects which can be found in the void of the space. However, the project has been affected by a series ...

Coronavirus: Can the UK do 100,000 tests a day?

Health News BBC - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 09:03
The government has pledged to increase daily testing tenfold by the end of the month.

Astronomers detect first double helium-core white dwarf gravitational wave source

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 08:23
Washington D.C. , April 3 : Scientists at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics announced the detection of J2322+0509, a detached binary white dwarf composed of two helium-core stars with a short orbital period. It is the first gravitational wave source ...

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