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In Germany have created the thinnest mirror in the world

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 03:12
Photo: nature.com. RELATED POSTS. Live “black hole”: off the coast of California found an “invisible” deep sea fish · Musk revealed details of the global Internet: photo. Mirror made of a single layer of rubidium atoms. Mirrors are usually made from flat ...

Auckland earthworks could disturb cancer-causing dust - scientists

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 02:56
Scientists are warning of the potential cancer risk for construction workers from fibres that could be released from volcanic rock found in the Auckland region. Martin Brook. Associate professor Martin Brook from the University of Auckland Photo: University of ...

Researchers Identify Asteroids Of Interstellar Origins Inhabiting The Solar System

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 02:19
In a new study, a group of researchers revealed that 19 asteroids in the Solar System have interstellar origins. They believe that the space rocks entered the Solar System billions of years ago. The study was conducted by researchers from the São Paulo State ...

5 Planets, Crescent Moon To Appear In The Sky On Sunday

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 01:47
The planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will appear visibly in the sky on Sunday along with a crescent moon. According to an astronomer, these planets can be viewed without using a telescope. The different cosmic bodies are expected to debut ...

NASA Spots 2 Asteroids Flying Past Earth This Weekend

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 01:22
NASA's automated asteroid tracking system is currently monitoring two space rocks that are expected to approach Earth on Sunday. According to the data gathered by the agency, one of the approaching asteroids is about to intersect Earth's orbit. The two ...

SpaceX just asked the FAA to launch Starship rocket prototypes more than 12 miles above Texas within the next 7 ...

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 01:13
SpaceX has filed for a license to launch a prototype of its reusable Starship rocket. The filing requests permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to launch the prototype nearly 12.5 miles (20 kilometers) into the air from SpaceX's rocket development ...

NASA OIG report scrutinizes Orion's cost overruns and transparency

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:46
NASA's Orion spacecraft, being developed in Houston, is on track to be roughly $1.4 billion over budget and two years behind schedule when it launches astronauts for the first time in 2023, according to a report released Thursday by NASA's Office of ...

Researchers find the further they go, the stronger mountain pine beetles' signal gets

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:21
Over the last 30 years, mountain pine beetles have chewed through 18-million hectares of forest in Western Canada, and University of Alberta biologists now have a better sense of how they do it.

Is COVID-19 airborne?

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:11
We all know that if someone with COVID-19 coughs on us, we might catch the disease. But what if we have a conversation with an infected person, or sit in the same restaurant, or pass them on the street? More than 239 experts tackled that topic in a letter ...

Coronavirus: £3bn for NHS to prepare for possible second wave

Health News BBC - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:07
The funding for England will also help ease winter pressures on the health service, No 10 says.

BREAKING: Ansley Golf Club closes after 67 employees test positive for COVID-19

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:03
After 67 employees tested positive for COVID-19, the Ansley Golf Club in Atlanta has shut down to be sanitized, Channel 2 Action News reported. Club members learned about the outbreak of coronavirus cases in a Wednesday letter, which was obtained by ...

Chris Packham urges we 'give back to nature' by joining the Big Butterfly Count

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:01
You might have spotted a Painted Lady, Holly Blue or Red Admiral in your garden, but have you heard of a Dingy Skipper or a Green Hairstreak? There are 59 species of butterfly in the UK and this spring has seen the earliest average emergence of the ...

Georgia father arrested after attacking man in 14-year-old daughter's room, police say

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 23:31
A Georgia man is under arrest after severely beating and choking a man he found inside his 14-year-old daughter's bedroom, authorities said. Ismael Casillas, 41, found Keywontrezes Humphries, 20, inside his daughter's room in their Coweta County home ...

Space Business: Earth Attacks!

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 23:26
Dear readers,. Welcome to Quartz's newsletter on the economic possibilities of the extraterrestrial sphere. Please forward widely, and let me know what you think. This week: Invading the red planet, planning a space mission and a new CEO at Virgin Galactic.

NASA delays launch of flagship James Webb Space Telescope to Oct. 31, 2021

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 23:19
The launch of NASA's next flagship space telescope has been pushed back another seven months. The liftoff of the $9.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope has been delayed from March 2021 until Oct. 31 of that year, NASA officials announced today (July ...

A Bug-Sized Camera for Bug-Sized Robots and Bug-Sized Bugs

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 23:13
As if it's not hard enough to make very small robots that can , once you've gotten the power and autonomy all figured out (good luck with that), your robot isn't going to be all that useful unless it can carry some payload. And the payload that everybody wants ...

NASA hopes to collaborate with Russia in Artemis moon program

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 23:12
The comment by the NASA administrator follows an interview with Rogozin in Russia's Komsomolskaya Pravda on Monday, where he likened the U.S. lunar project to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. It's also worth noting that the timeline of NASA's Moon ...

Pine beetles use different strategies to attack their hosts

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 23:00
A new study from the University of Alberta describes the different strategies used by female pine beetles to colonize trees, and their success comes along with major consequences for pine forests. Over the last three decades, an outbreak of mountain pine ...

A Universe Never Reveals Its True Age, So We Will

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 22:59
New research confirms the “standard” age of the universe: about 13.8 billion years. Pretty old! The new revelation follows a 2019 swerve by researchers who insisted the real age is hundreds of millions of years lower. A team of scientists has uploaded a series ...

RWJBarnabas receives grant to enhance telehealth services

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 22:51
RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group was awarded a $784,200 grant from the Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau (FCC) to enhance its telehealth services for patients. This includes resources for remote patient monitoring, ...

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