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Nile millions of years older than previously thought, study says

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:45
Geologists have extensively debated the age of the Nile, with some early figures settling on around 6 million years. They've also wondered how the 4,132 mile-long river kept its persistence for so long, continually flowing north, a very unusual direction for river ...

Lunar Eclipse 2018: According to science, 'blood moon' is visible due to this

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:05
The longest full lunar eclipse of the century will be seen on Friday in most parts of the world. Apart from this, on this lunar eclipse, the moon will look 'red' in color, which is also known as 'blood moon'. For this reason, this lunar eclipse is quite special.

NASA to Unveil New Private Moon Lander Partners Today. How to Listen In

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:02
NASA will unveil the newest companies to build private landers for trips to the moon today (Nov. 18) and you can follow the announcement live online. At 4:30 p.m. EST (2030 GMT), NASA will announce them newest U.S. companies to join the agency's ...

Nanomaterials in wastewater have toxic effects on crustaceans and fish

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:27
You may not always think about it when you do your laundry or flush the toilet, but whatever you eat, wear or apply on your skin ends up in wastewater and eventually reaches the environment. The use of nanoparticles in consumer products like textiles, foods ...

Image: Orion A in infrared

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:26
Stars form within giant clouds of gas and dust that pervade galaxies like our own Milky Way. This image depicts one such cloud, known as Orion A, as seen by ESA's Herschel and Planck space observatories. At 1350 light years away, Orion A is the nearest ...

Astronaut Spaceflight Training May Help Cancer Patients During, After Treatment

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:23
The workout routine astronauts use to prepare for space may also benefit cancer patients by reducing the long-term side effects of medical care. Astronauts undergo training before, during and after they go to space. This includes medical tests and physical ...

This Is How Light May Have Escaped from the Earliest Galaxies, Turning the Universe Transparent

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:18
At nearly the beginning of time, the universe was shrouded in darkness. Then, early galaxies produced bright, hot stars that leaked brilliant light intergalactic space through small channels, turning the universe transparent. That's the conclusion from gorgeous ...

Curiosity's 'mind-boggling' new Mars mystery: oxygen

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:06
Scientists are still trying to figure out where Mars' methane comes from. Now there's a new mystery that might be connected: unusual fluctuations of oxygen in Mars' atmosphere, detected by the Curiosity rover. Sharing is caring! Tweet. Share. Pin. Mail. Share.

Jupiter and Venus at the Galactic Center: this week on the Storyteller's Night Sky

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:48
All Summer long the giant planets Saturn and Jupiter stood as guardians on either side of the thickest region of Milky Way stars, where we find the Galactic Center. This week, Jupiter offers his hand to the planet Venus, goddess of love and beauty, so they can ...

In a first, fossil dinosaur feathers found near the South Pole

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:33
Ten exquisitely preserved fossil feathers found in Australia represent the first solid evidence that feathered dinosaurs lived at Earth's poles, paleontologists report in an upcoming study in the journal Gondwana Research. The feathers date back 118 million ...

Ag Outlook 11-18-2019

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:28
Research shows a total of nine vegetables can be grown in Martian soil. That said, the menu for any future colonists begins to take shape. Scientists at a Dutch university have had success with tomatoes, peas and leeks as well as quinoa and radishes in ...

'Are We Alone?' 3D Climate Modeling Helps in Search for Life on Exoplanets

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:28
A craftsman's origination shows a theoretical planet with two moons circling inside the livable zone of a red small star. Credit: NASA/Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics/D. Aguilar. First concentrate to join 3D atmosphere displaying with science ...

Nanoparticles might be toxic to crustaceans

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:23
Research shows that silver and titanium nanoparticles are present in treated wastewater, which might have a toxic effect of algae, crustaceans and fish gill cells. The use of nanoparticle in consumer products like textiles, foods and personal care products is ...

Brazilian Amazon Fires Were Not The Result Of A “Normal Year,” Study Suggests

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:15
A team of international researchers concludes that the 2019 Amazon wildfires should not be considered “normal” despite such claims made earlier this year by the Brazilian Government, adding that increased deforestation has likely led to an above-average ...

Black hole hurls star out of Milky Way

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:08
Astronomers have spotted a star – S5-HVs1 – speeding out of the Milky Way at around 4 million miles (more than 6 million km) per hour. They believe it's being ejected from our galaxy after venturing too near the giant black hole at the Milky Way's heart about ...

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want to prove aliens exist? Do this.

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:03
Neil deGrasse Tyson was born and raised in New York City where he was educated in the public schools clear through his graduation from the Bronx High School of Science. Tyson went on to earn his BA in Physics from Harvard and his PhD in Astrophysics ...

NASA Astronauts Go Live on TV after Boarding the International Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:59
On the 14th of November, Female astronauts, Jessica Meir and Christine Koch, joined Kelly Clarkson on a live transmission feed from orbit on her hit TV show, the American Idol. The astronauts were interviewed aboard the orbital International Space Station.

Amazon deforestation and number of fires show summer of 2019 not a 'normal' year

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:57
Fires raged throughout the Brazilian Amazon this summer is not 'normal' and a big rise in deforestation could explain why, the scientists indicate. the perceived scale of Amazon fires received global attention this summer. However, international concerns ...

Watch China Simulate a Mars Landing for 2020 Mission to Red Planet (Video)

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:52
China has only tested out the new facility for simulated Mars landing , Marking a major step planned March race to the Red Planet. Amenities in Hebei Province in northern China covering towers nearly 460 feet (140 meters), servo systems and simulation ...

New Study Reveals How Two Neptune Moons Dance Around Each Other

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:46
Two of Neptune's innermost moons are locked in an unprecedented “dance of avoidance”, a newly published research study has found. The orbits of Neptune's two tiny moons, Naiad and Thalassa, are a mere 1,850 kilometres apart from each other—a ...

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