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Astronomers May Have Glimpsed Light from Merging Black Holes

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:45
More than four billion years ago, a pair of black holes engaged in a dramatic dance. With gas and dust whirling around them, the voids spiraled closer and closer together, orbiting perilously near to a supermassive black hole. Then the two smaller black holes ...

The Pulse pendant might be NASA's innovative solution to reduce COVID-19 transmissions

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:09
To make it even more accessible for those who want it, the project will require a 3D printer, a small motor, wiring, and other materials. By John Diente. July 1, 2020 11:09 BST. By now, the majority of the population are already aware of the dos and don'ts to ...

Exotic never before seen particle discovered at CERN

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:08
The Large Hadron Collider Beauty (LHCb) project has observed an exotic particle made up of four charm quarks for the first time. The LHCb collaboration has observed a type of four-quark particle never seen before. The discovery, presented at a recent ...

Beaver invasion in the Arctic is MELTING ice and 'making global warming worse'

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:06
THEY may be cute and cuddly, but the humble beaver is dragging Earth deeper into the climate crisis, according to research. The furry critters have invaded the Arctic, and their dams are contributing to the rapid loss of permafrost in the region, a study found.

Declining Eyesight? Look at a Red Light! Here's What New Pilot Study Shows

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:56
Declining eyesight possibly be cured by looking at a red light according to a new pilot study. According to CNN's latest report, declining vision is caused by damaged mitochondria in the retina. Also Read: New Monkey Study Shows Weightlifting Also ...

Tornadoes on the Sun: Proof 'THOUSAND MILE-WIDE' magnetic maelstroms drive space weather

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:27
TORNADOES of an unimaginable scale have been recorded on the surface of the Sun for the first time, space experts have announced. By Tom Fish. 10:07, Wed, Jul 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 10:26, Wed, Jul 1, 2020. Share. Video Player is loading. Play Video.

Quarantine pen pals: Seniors are looking to make new friends

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:14
After nearly four months of being unable to have regular visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic, residents at the Victorian Senior Care Community are finding safe ways to communicate with new friends outside the facility's walls. Residents at the senior care ...

'Extraordinary' amber fossils reveal how ancient insects used colour for camouflage

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:04
A research team has discovered the true colours of fossilised insects, trapped in amber approximately 99 million years ago. During that ancient period, dinosaurs including the Tyrannosaurs Rex, velociraptors, and triceratops roamed the earth. 35 amber ...

NASA invents wearable that prevents you from touching your face

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:45
NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab has built an electronic pendant prototype that scolds wearers every time they lift their hands to their face, in an efforts to combat coronavirus pandemic. The small device is known as PULSE, a 3D-printed wearable device that pulses ...

NASA checks out SLS Core Stage avionics for Artemis I mission

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:35
The flight computers and avionics of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket's core stage for the Artemis I mission were powered on and have completed a thorough systems checkout. The test used Green Run software that was developed for the test and ...

Are black holes responsible for excess neutrinos and missing gamma rays

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:35
The origin of high-energy cosmic neutrinos observed by the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, whose detector is buried deep in the Antarctic ice, is an enigma that has perplexed physicists and astronomers. A new model could help explain the unexpectedly ...

SpaceX launches Air Force's newest GPS satellite

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:00
SpaceX launched the military's newest, most accurate GPS satellite Tuesday after a two-month delay due to the pandemic. A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, carrying the GPS satellite to orbit. The brand new ...

Human-induced climate change reversed 6500-year global cooling trend

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:11
What would Earth's climate naturally be doing if it weren't for human intervention? Researchers at Northern Arizona University have now analyzed over 12,000 years of climate data, and found that human-induced warming interrupted and reversed a long-term ...

A Hungry Black Hole Is Gobbling up the Equivalent of One Sun Every Day

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:09
New research has found there's a very hungry black hole out in space and it's devouring the equivalent of a one sun every day. Swipe to close. Video Player is loading. Play Video. Play Next playlist item. Unmute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration 0:00. Loaded: 0 ...

A Decade of the Sun: NASA Releases New Ten-Year Timelapse Chronicle of the Enormous Star

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:56
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released a stunning video that compiles ten years of the sun. Every second represents a day, and the length of the journey from June 2, 2010 to June 1, 2020 takes more than an hour.

Celebrating 30 years of images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:01
This year marks the 30th year that the Hubble Space Telescope has taken images of outer space, giving mankind glimpses of the stunning beauty of the galaxy. The Hubble Space Telescope was launched April 24,1990, from the space shuttle Discovery.

SpaceX just launched a Space Force satellite with brand new Falcon 9 booster

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 06:15
SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, perched atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket, takes off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station on May 30. SpaceX. SpaceX sent a military ...

Starwatch: A full Fourth of July moon

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 06:09
This month Jupiter and Saturn dominate the evening sky, while Venus climbs into prominence as a predawn planet. Venus comes out higher in the east every day, freeing itself from the sun's foreglow. On the 3rd, our brilliant sister planet begins a 10-day glide ...

A Siberian town hit 100 degrees, setting a new record for the Arctic Circle

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:47
The remote Siberian town of Verkhoyansk is known for its extreme cold: Winter temperatures often dip below –50° Celsius. But on June 20, temperatures in the town soared to a high of 38° C (100.4° Fahrenheit). If confirmed by the World Meteorological ...

Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe

Google Science Feeds - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:31
Illustration by Nima Abkenar. This illustration of a quasar surrounded by a dusty donut shape (torus) and clumps called "clouds". We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the Universe actually is, as well as how much it eats, thanks to ...


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