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Water Identified on Asteroid

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 19:41
News Dec 13, 2018 | Original by Erin Morton for OSIRIS-REx and Daniel Stolte for The University of Arizona. Water Identified on Asteroid.

Here's Your Proof That We Landed On The Moon, Steph Curry

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:45
Apollo 11 brought humans onto the surface of the Moon for the first time in 1969. Shown here is Buzz Aldrin setting up the Solar Wind experiment as part of Apollo 11, with Neil Armstrong snapping the photograph.

A Gift from the Cosmos: Watch Comet 46P/Wirtanen's Holiday Visit Live Online

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:11
On Wednesday (Dec. 12), skygazing enthusiasts can look up or tune into a special webcast to watch as Comet 46P/Wirtanen makes its closest approach to the sun, called perihelion.

Dying woman's wedding wish at Berkhamsted hospice answered

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:01
The terminally ill bride married her fiance after it was arranged for her in just 36 hours.

Temporary clinical waste measures put in place

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:45
Temporary storage is being put in place at sites across Scotland to prevent a potential backlog.

Russian cosmonauts spend nearly eight hours cutting into their spacecraft

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:21
On Tuesday, over the course of nearly eight hours, Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergei Prokopyev performed an unprecedented spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

How do astronauts breathe?

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:44
On 12 April 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to go into space when he orbited the Earth in the Vostok 1 spacecraft.

Astronauts complete nearly 8-hour spacewalk to investigate space station mystery hole

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:41
On Tuesday, two Russian cosmonauts spent seven hours and 45 minutes on a spacewalk, working to solve the mystery of who or what poked a hole in the Soyuz spacecraft.

'Lost' new mother dies in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:24
Amanda Cox was found in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary hours after she was reported missing.

Did a perfect supernova storm wipe out the Megalodon?

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:33
For millions of years, the apex predator of the oceans was a bus-sized shark known as the Megalodon. But around 2.6 million years ago they just disappeared, and nobody really knows why.

The glaciers of Antarctica hide active volcano

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:28
Scientists have made a very unusual discovery. It became known that the analysis of data on the melting of the ice and a detailed study of the thermal map of Antarctica, has allowed scientists from the University of East Anglia to make a sensational ...

Smithsonian, NASA reflect on 'Spirit of Apollo' at National Cathedral

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:23
Standing beneath a stained glass window embedded with a piece of the moon, Jim Lovell recalled his journey into lunar orbit 50 years ago.

Dracula Ant's Deadly Snap-Jaw Makes It the 'Fastest Animal on Earth'

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 04:15
The mandibles of of the 'Dracula ant', Mystrium camillae, are the fastest known moving animal appendages, snapping shut at speeds of up to to 90 meters per second.

Editorial: China heads for the moon

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 04:01
In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite. Sputnik spurred America to action, and the Space Race began in earnest.

City frogs are sexier than country frogs according to lady frogs

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 03:05
Attraction is, at its most basic level, a pretty mysterious thing. What makes one person attracted to another, and why are certain qualities more sought after than others?

Trump team advocates burning fossil fuels, even as US scientists sound alarm on melting Arctic

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 02:39
The Trump administration continued its rejection of mainstream climate science - and embraced Earth-warming fossil fuels - in the second week of the United Nations climate conference in Poland.

Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:53
Schemes to stop adolescents becoming victims may lower the likelihood of them self-harming, a study says.

Dracula ants possess fastest known animal appendage: The snap-jaw

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:20
Move over, trap-jaw ants and mantis shrimp: There's a faster appendage in town. According to a new study, the Dracula ant, Mystrium camillae, can snap its mandibles at speeds of up to 90 meters per second (more than 200 mph), making it the fastest ...

Cosmonauts on Spacewalk Cut Into Soyuz Spacecraft to Inspect Patched Hole

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:14
Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station today (Dec. 11) to cut into a spacecraft and inspect the source of a pressurization leak that briefly plagued the outpost earlier this year.

Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:13
A woman's hysterectomy was postponed four times at a hospital experiencing extreme pressures.

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