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Cosmonaut Skvortsov is going to launch new charity projects on International Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:28
MOSCOW, July 15. /TASS/. Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, who will go to the International Space Station (ISSS) on July 20, plans to participate in charity projects when he is on the orbit, he said in an interview with the Gagarin Research and Test ...

Fossil of smallest Old World monkey species discovered in Kenya

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:21
The Kanapoi site in Kenya, east Africa. Credit: University of Arkansas. Researchers from the National Museums of Kenya, University of Arkansas, University of Missouri and Duke University have announced the discovery of a tiny monkey that lived in Kenya ...

Alan Turing, the Father of AI, Is the New Face of a Banknote

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:17
Code breaker and father of artificial intelligence Alan Turing will be the face of the U.K.'s new polymer 50-pound ($63) note. The mathematician was chosen from almost 1,000 eligible nominations from the field of science suggested by the public, Bank of ...

Eclipses make animals do strange things

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:00
How do solar and lunar eclipses influence animal behavior? While the human world gathers to see tonight's lunar eclipse, what's the rest of nature doing? arrow. Sharing is caring! 0. Tweet. 0. Share. 0. Pin. 0. Mail. 0. Share. arrow. Totally eclipsed sun in ...

Russia's Hubble: Roscosmos Launches Cutting-Edge Space Telescope Into Orbit

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:59
Russia has successfully launched Spektr-RG, a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit. This is a joint project between Roscosmos, the Russian space agency and DLR, the German space agency. The high-tech space telescope was launched from the ...

Moon landing events planned in Chico

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:37
CHICO — The sky and the moon will be the focus this week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is celebrated. Activities are planned on various days in Chico. On Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gateway Science Museum, 625 The Esplanade, two ...

Surprise! This Monster Black Hole's Disk Shouldn't Exist

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:32
Astronomers have discovered a thin disk of material spiraling into a supermassive black hole in a very faint galaxy — an unexpected finding that may provide further clues to the dynamic processes surrounding black holes. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, ...

Apollo 11 Anniversary Launches Parades, Pies — And Space Travel Aspirations

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:29
Parades. Moon pies. And five decades of nostalgia. That's how destinations like Houston and Florida's Space Coast are commemorating the Apollo 11 anniversary this week. It's been 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon on July ...

Lunar eclipse 2019 in India: How to watch the amazing partial eclipse in India tomorrow

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:14
An eclipse of the Moon will dazzle sky gazers across India when it peaks on the night of Tuesday, July 16, and Wednesday, July 17. The lunar spectacle, quite incredibly, will appear on the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 launch. And the eclipse will ...

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:11
BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) - As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, remotely operated by ...

International Space Station passes across spotless sun in stunning NASA image

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:56
The incredible image was snapped by photographer Rainee Colacurcio, and is featured as NASA's astronomy photo of the day. Share. Comments. By. Shivali Best. 10:55, 15 JUL 2019. Science. The ISS can be seen passing across a spotless Sun (Image: ...

Going Back: Why returning to the moon is so important for the US

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:15
Jim Bridenstine was sitting in his fifth grade Language Arts class in 1986 when his teacher, Mrs. Powers, rushed in, tears streaming down her face. She wheeled a giant, boxy TV into the classroom and switched on the news. There was the Space Shuttle ...

Queen's message to the moon on show to mark 50 years since Apollo 11

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:01
While the world awaited the historic launch of Apollo 11 50 years ago this week, Nasa invited many heads of state and government, including the Queen, to send messages to the moon. Buckingham Palace may not have been immediately enthusiastic, ...

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 09:37
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago. That massive workforce stretched across the U.S. and included engineers, scientists, mechanics, technicians, pilots, divers, ...

MOSI celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing with exhibition and special events

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 09:05
TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry is celebrating the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing with a summer exhibition and several special events. The One Small Step exhibition will allow MOSI guests to explore Apollo ...

Russia Launches Cutting-Edge Space Telescope Into Orbit

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 08:57
Russia has successful launched Spektr-RG , a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit. This is a joint project between Roscosmos, the Russian space agency and DLR, the German space agency. The high-tech space telescope was launched from the ...

Knife crime: Doctors see increase in 'punishment stabbings'

Health News BBC - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:34
Boys as young as 15 are involved in carrying blades having been groomed to sell drugs, police say.

Nanoparticles used to deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:33
Researchers from Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a novel method to effectively deliver the CRISPR/Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (CRISPR) associated protein 9) gene editing tools into ...

Grasshoppers and silkworms have antioxidant capacity similar to fresh orange juice, says study

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:11
For the first time, a study has measured antioxidant levels in commercially available edible insects. Sure, most of them don't have six legs—and scorpions, spiders, and centipedes aren't even insects. But for open-minded health freaks, it's good news: crickets ...

LBL planetarium to celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary Saturday

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:01
An Apollo 11 celebration set for Saturday at Land Between the Lakes will offer family-friendly programming to commemorate the 50th anniversary of NASA's moon landing. Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite the public to celebrate "One Small Step" with ...

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