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Teen suffers horrific burns after live phone wire falls into bath sending shocks through body

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A young girl suffered horror burns when her smartphone fell into the bath while charging and electrocuted her. The 13-year-old girl screamed out in agony after the phone plunged into the water, sending electrical currents rushing through her body.

2 infants buried wearing helmets made from other youngsters' skulls have archaeologists puzzled

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:59
Two infants were buried more than 2,000 years ago wearing strange "helmets" made from the skulls of other children, researchers found. Scientists, led by study co-author Sara Juengst at the University of North Carolina's department of anthropology, ...

'This Is Not Cool!' - Astronomers Despair As SpaceX Starlink Train Ruins Observation Of Nearby Galaxies

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:49
In the early hours of the morning today, Monday, November 18, two astronomers checked in on their remotely operated telescope in Chile, expecting to see images of distant stars and galaxies. Instead, they saw a train of SpaceX satellites crossing the night ...

Space Travel Is Great, but According to This, You Won't Have a Planet to Come Home To

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:38
Here's the thing: space tourism is coming. It's unavoidable. In fact, Elon Musk has technically already launched a trip to the International Space Station (ISS) that can carry up to four people per journey. Additionally, in June, NASA stated that it would be ...

The first map of Saturn's mysterious moon Titan reveals labyrinths and lakes

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:36
Titan poses in front of Saturn in this mosaic image from the Cassini mission. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute. Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system, is literally shrouded in mystery. A thick layer of hazy methane clouds obscure the ...

Scientists Rule Out A Form Of Ultra-Light Dark Matter

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:16
In science there are little mysteries, like better understanding a particular chemical reaction, and big ones, like the fact that researchers have only been able to identify a mere five percent of the energy and matter in the universe. That five percent is what is ...

NASA partners with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and more to send large payloads to the Moon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:07
In its ongoing effort to send cargo — and eventually people — to the lunar surface, NASA announced five new partnerships with commercial space companies that have designed robotic landers that can take large payloads to the Moon. The additions include ...

Hawaii Researchers Investigate The How And Why Of Coral Reef Bleaching

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:04
Record-breaking temperatures in Hawaii this past summer may lead to unprecedented coral bleaching. It's caused by changes in water temperature, light or nutrients, and it can kill coral. Scientists on an island of Oahu are taking underwater photos to create a ...

Improving autonomous autos by having them guess which humans are selfish

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:59
Imagine you're trying to make a left turn onto a busy road. Car after car rolls past, keeping you trapped as your frustration rises. Finally, a generous driver decelerates enough to create a gap. A check of the traffic from the opposite direction, a quick bit of ...

Listen to the eerie magnetic 'song' Earth sings during a solar storm

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:45
Monday, November 18th 2019, 5:40 pm - As if auroras weren't eerie enough, satellites have recorded bizarre 'sci-fi music' as solar storms passed by Earth. Solar storms can result in some spectacular and bizarre effects here at Earth. Brilliant auroras splash ...

NASA Picks SpaceX, Blue Origin and More to Join Private Moon Lander Project

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:34
NASA has recruited SpaceX's Starship, Blue Origin's Blue Moon and three other commercial lunar lander ideas to join its Artemis moon program. Today (Nov. 18), NASA announced the selection of SpaceX, Blue Origin, Sierra Nevada Corp., Ceres Robotics ...

Water vapor detected on Jupiter's moon Europa, adding intrigue to potential for life

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 21:42
(CNN) For the first time, scientists have discovered the presence of water vapor above the surface on Europa, Jupiter's icy moon first visited by one of the Voyager probes 40 years ago. This adds to the intrigue of other previously discovered factors associated ...

UA's special connection with the second moon landing

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 21:30
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the second landing on the moon. Apollo 12 followed in the footsteps of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, and its legacy includes a special connection with the University of Arizona. Apollo 12 launched from Florida ...

Leonid meteor shower rewards stargazers who braved the cold

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:57
(CNN) The Leonid meteor shower peaked over the weekend, delighting stargazers who bundled up to catch the early-morning show. Photographer Matt Dasher went up to Brasstown Bald, the highest spot in the state of Georgia, late Saturday and caught a ...

Leonid meteor shower rewards stargazers who braved the cold

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:57
The Leonid meteor shower peaked over the weekend, delighting stargazers who bundled up to catch the early-morning show. Photographer Matt Dasher went up to Brasstown Bald, the highest spot in the state of Georgia, late Saturday and caught a meteor ...

Blowing bubbles: Scientist confirms novel way to launch and drive current in fusion plasmas

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:55
An obstacle to generating fusion reactions inside facilities called tokamaks is that producing the current in plasma that helps create confining magnetic fields happens in pulses. Such pulses, generated by an electromagnet that runs down the center of the ...

Chocolate chip cookies are about to be baked in outer space, the first test of an oven in microgravity

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:52
Astronauts have never had a home-cooked meal in space aboard the International Space Station. Instead, their sustenance is prepared in briefcase-like "food warmers" strapped on to the walls. "It all kinda starts tasting the same after a while," NASA astronaut ...

The Weird Plumes of Jupiter's Moon Europa Are Spewing Water Vapor

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:51
The Jupiter moon Europa's elusive and enigmatic water-vapor plumes do indeed seem to be real. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted indirect evidence of such plumes emanating from Europa, which is thought to harbor a huge, salty ocean beneath ...

Bright Venus Passes Jupiter This Weekend

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:45
The Planets. The big event among the planets in the next two weeks is the conjunction of the two brightest of the planets. Venus, the brightest, has come out from behind the sun and is increasing its apparent distance from the sun. Astronomers refer to the ...

Meteor shower Thursday night could be epic, or it could be a bust

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:27
A meteor shower occurring late Thursday night into early Friday morning has the potential to be one for the ages, or it could be a complete bust with only a few meteors. This is a unique meteor shower event called alpha-Monocerotid. This event will come from ...

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