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SpaceX's Amazing Dragon CRS-17 NASA Cargo Launch (and Landing!) in Photos

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:13
SpaceX launched its 17th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on May 6, 2019. The Dragon cargo spacecraft arrived at the station two days later and docked at the Harmony module, where it remained for one month before returning to ...

“Earth's Double Asteroid Flyby” — An 'Apocalypse Drill' With ESO's Exoplanet Observer

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:04
“The double asteroid was hurtling by the Earth at more than 70 000 km/h, making observing it with the Very Large Telescope (VLT ) challenging,” said Diego Parraguez, who was piloting the European Southern Observatory telescope. He had to use all his ...

A combination of insecticides and mites weakens honeybees

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:04
Today, scientists at the Institute of Bee Health of the University of Bern and the honeybee research association COLOSS have published an article in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports that shows a synergistic time-lag interaction between the ...

Using physics to print living tissue

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:02
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2019 -- 3D printers can be used to make a variety of useful objects by building up a shape, layer by layer. Scientists have used this same technique to "bioprint" living tissues, including muscle and bone. Bioprinting is a relatively ...

A combination of insecticides and mite weakens honeybees

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:00
The Western honeybee is the most important managed pollinator globally and has recently experienced unsustainably high colony losses in many regions of the world. Synergistic interactions among stressors are believed to be primarily responsible. Despite ...

Gateway to the Moon: NASA Testing Wraps Up for Lunar-Orbiting Habitat Prototype

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:00
NASA and Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems have completed ground testing of a deep-space habitat prototype, which may help return astronauts to the moon. The deep-space outpost, known as the Gateway, is a key element of NASA's Artemis program ...

Laws of physics replace trial and error in new approaches to bioprinting

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:00
3-D printers can be used to make a variety of useful objects by building up a shape, layer by layer. Scientists have used this same technique to "bioprint" living tissues, including muscle and bone. Bioprinting is a relatively new technology that has advanced ...

Mathematicians work out how to predict success in show business

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:00
Mathematicians from Queen Mary University of London have found a way to predict whether an actor's career has peaked or if their most successful days lie ahead. They discovered that an actors' most productive year, defined as the year with the largest ...

Science X Account

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:49
Kingston University experts are exploring how artificial intelligence could be trained to detect the early signs of oral cancer using a mobile phone app. Professors Sarah Barman and Paolo Remagnino have secured £146,000 for the two year Medical Research ...

Nanoscale 'donuts' offer boost to quantum computing

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:39
By patterning nanoscale donuts into a 2D crystal, researchers have achieved a new level of control over its electrical and optical properties. As researchers eye nanoscale materials for applications like quantum information processing, a method to tailor them ...

CO2 just hit an all-time record. But that's not the worst of it.

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:35
The rapid rise continues, relentlessly. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Tuesday that the official peak of carbon dioxide concentrations in 2019 hit 414.8 parts per million, ...

Plant lineage points to different evolutionary playbook for temperate species

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:29
Date: June 3, 2019; Source: Florida Museum of Natural History; Summary: An ancient, cosmopolitan lineage of plants is shaking up scientists' understanding of how quickly species evolve in temperate ecosystems and why. Share: FULL STORY ...

Scientists solve the mystery of a galaxy lacking dark matter

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:59
Last year scientific circles were abuzz with reports of a galaxy that was claimed to have no dark matter in it. Current theories hold that dark matter is fundamental in causing the collapse of gas to form stars in galaxies. A new article published by researchers ...

Physics Breakthrough Predicts The Jumps Of Schrodinger's Cat

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:53
Dhatfield [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons A new breakthrough in physics allowed researchers to predict the jumps of Schrodinger's cat. Schrodinger's cat has been a symbol of quantum superposition and unpredictability for a long time, and it has ...

Isolated for Billions of Years–“A 'Dark Galaxy' Almost as Old as Universe Itself”

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:53
Isolated for billions of years, a galaxy known as Markarian 1216 (abbreviated as Mrk 1216) with more dark matter packed into its core than expected has been identified by astronomers using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Mrk 1216 an ...

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Returns to Earth with 1900 Kgs of Scientific Research

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:40
The SpaceX CRS-17 Dragon spacecraft has returned to Earth splashing down in the Pacific at 21:48 UTC yesterday. The spacecraft carried 1,900 kilograms (4,200 pounds) of scientific research back to Earth after a one-month stay docked to the International ...

The sun has 'reached solar minimum' and its surface is ominously calm

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:34
The surface of the sun is normally a roiling, super-heated hellscape. But Nasa images have revealed that the face of our star is looking ominously calm right now, prompting claims it's reached a stage of its cycle called the solar minimum. During the minimum ...

3-D magnetic interactions could lead to new forms of computing

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:20
A new form of magnetic interaction which pushes a formerly two-dimensional phenomenon into the third dimension could open up a host of exciting new possibilities for data storage and advanced computing, scientists say. In a new paper published today in ...

First to the Moon lets us relive history

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:05
First to the Moon offers up a mix of archival footage, interviews, and CGI in revisiting the Apollo 8 mission in December 1968. On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy delivered a joint address to Congress. In this speech, the late president made it an ...

TB outbreak: Llwynhendy residents queue for screening

Health News BBC - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:28
More than 100 people who may have been exposed turn up to be tested.

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