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Hubble captures explosive galaxy, the site of three recent supernovae

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 13:34
Hubble's latest image is of the spiral galaxy NGC 4051, which is located 45 million years from Earth. This particular galaxy is notable for having played host to a large number of supernovae over the years: the first seen in 1983 (SN 1983I), the second in 2003 ...

NASA's 'Green' Fuel Will Make Its Space Debut on SpaceX Falcon Heavy Mission

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 13:23
The pressure to "go green" will soon travel outside of our horizon and into space. NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) is currently scheduled to launch on June 24 on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket as part of a technology-testing mission dubbed ...

'Apollo's Moon Shot' Series Shows History of Human Lunar Exploration

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 13:07
A new Smithsonian Channel series celebrates the artifacts that led to Apollo 11's triumphant moon landing 50 years ago this July, and shares behind-the-scenes stories from the mission. "Apollo's Moon Shot," which premieres Sunday (June 16), tells the story ...

Evan Martin: Book highlights manned space missions

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 13:03
Joplin Public Library started its summer reading program on May 28, and it will run until July 26. During this time, we want to encourage people of all ages to read and attend library programs based on a central theme. For this year, that theme is A Universe of ...

BAME doctors more likely to be investigated than white ones

Health News BBC - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 12:41
David Sellu tells his story as BBC figures suggest BAME doctors are proportionally more likely to be investigated than white doctors.

Pass the salt please: table salt found on Jupiter's moon Europa

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 12:30
Astronomers have spotted something unexpectedly familiar on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa — sodium chloride, better known as table salt. Europa has been imaged several times over the years, but this is the first time that scientists have found ...

NASA Names 11 Space Companies to Return to the Moon

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 12:13
NASA assembles its Lunar Avengers -- and asks them to build it not one, but a whole fleet of new spacecraft. Rich Smith. (TMFDitty). Jun 16, 2019 at 7:13AM. For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon-We did ...

Supernova explosion 'gifted' Earth with gold, platinum

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 11:28
An overlooked star explosion far away in space may have given the Earth the gift of precious heavy elements such as gold and platinum, a study claims. The research from the University of Guelph in Canada and Columbia University in the US overturns our ...

Disrupting the night sky

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 10:57
On May 23, SpaceX launched the first batch of Starlink, its long-awaited satellite constellation. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been touting Starlink's future ability to provide Internet to the world as a way to improve the lives of those who lack such access.

Strawberry Moon 2019: Will the June Full Moon turn bright RED this Monday?

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 10:37
The Strawberry Moon is the sixth of this year's 12 named Full Moon phases. The Strawberry Moon will make its appearance just one month after the so-called Flower Moon peaked in May. And then on July 16, the Buck Moon will light up the night skies as the ...

Rare supernova explosion 'gifted' Earth with gold, platinum: Study

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 10:15
An overlooked star explosion far away in space may have given the Earth the gift of precious heavy elements such as gold and platinum, a study claims. The research from University of Guelph in Canada and Columbia University in the US overturns our ...

'Moon Rock Hunter' on quest to track down Apollo gifts

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 09:52
After Neil Armstrong took a "giant leap for mankind" on the Moon nearly 50 years ago and collected rocks and soil along the way, Richard Nixon presented lunar souvenirs to every nation—135, at the time. Dozens of the "goodwill" moon rocks—some only the ...

Park delights in starry, starry nights

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 09:05
Disco balls are discouraged at the Buffalo National River. The national park recently became the first International Dark Sky Park in Arkansas and the 71st in the world. It was a two-year effort that required getting 345 light fixtures into compliance. So when ...

Rare supernova explosion ''gifted'' Earth with gold, platinum: Study

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 09:01
Toronto, Jun 16 An overlooked star explosion far away in space may have given the Earth the gift of precious heavy elements such as gold and platinum, a study claims. The research from University of Guelph in Canada and Columbia University in the US ...

Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 08:44
Researchers at the University of Iowa and the U.S. Geological Survey have found that data gathered from orbiting satellites can provide more accurate information on the impact of large earthquakes, which, in turn, can help provide more effective emergency ...

Table salt compound spotted on Jupiter's moon

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 06:45
Washington: Researchers have discovered that the visible yellow pattern on the surface of Jupiter's moon — Europa — is actually sodium chloride, an ingredient we use on a daily basis. Using a visible light spectral analysis, planetary scientists have ...

Big Bang theory wrong? Universe itself exists inside a gigantic higher dimensional black hole

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 06:27
Until now, scientists believe that the universe in which the Milky Way exists had formed billions of years ago after a Big Bang. The universe's trait of singularity is one of the main reason that substantiates this theory, but now, a team of experimental scientists ...

NASA Moon landing: Astronaut Michael Collins held THIS Apollo 11 photo secret for 50 years

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 06:18
NASA landed the first two astronauts on the Moon on July 20, 1969, concluding the US space race to the Moon. The Apollo landing saw astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the Moon for the first time in human history. But the two astronauts ...

'Moon Rock Hunter' on quest to track down Apollo gifts

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 05:47
After Neil Armstrong took a "giant leap for mankind" on the Moon nearly 50 years ago and collected rocks and soil along the way, Richard Nixon presented lunar souvenirs to every nation -- 135, at the time. Dozens of the "goodwill" moon rocks -- some only the ...

Study shows exercise passes on good health to offspring

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 05:05
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Pregnant women are asked to make healthy choices so that their unborn child will exhibit healthy traits, however a new study suggests that men's lifestyle choices may also affect their unborn children. As Father's Day approached this ...

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