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As The 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 Nears, New Books Highlight The Mission's Legacy

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 04:43
The countdown has begun. It's T-minus a month or so until the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 — and humanity's first and famous steps on another world. In appreciation of that achievement, and the five-decade milestone, a flotilla of books has also been ...

FWC Offers Free Kids' Fishing Clinic in Cape Canaveral on June 22

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 03:42
Jun 15, 2019 | Florida News, Nature |. FWC Offers Free Kids' Fishing Clinic in Cape Canaveral on June 22. Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling an appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the ...

A 193-Foot Asteroid Will Shoot Past Earth Tomorrow At Four Times The Distance To The Moon

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 02:30
A rather sizeable asteroid is headed in Earth's direction and will swing by for a close visit on Sunday. Traveling through the void of space at speeds of almost 17,900 mph, the object will arrive in Earth's vicinity tomorrow morning for a close – but perfectly safe ...

William Shatner Takes Playful Jab At 'Star Wars' Over 'Starfleet' Symbol Found On Mars

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 02:02
A strange mark spotted on the surface of Mars has reignited the decades-old rivalry between Star Wars and Star Trek fans. 'Star Trek' Vs. 'Star Wars'. This week, the University of Arizona published a new photo captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter ...

What is a strawberry moon? Don't miss Monday's lunar spectacle

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 01:51
This month's full moon, known as a strawberry moon, will brighten the night sky from late Sunday, June 16 until Monday morning. But don't expect a ruby-colored sphere in the sky. The moon's name actually comes from the Algonquin tribe, one of North ...

NASA Renames Street After 'Hidden Figures' Pioneers

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 00:35
The contributions of mathematicians Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan will forever be embedded in the fabric of American history. The three women were honored by NASA for pushing space exploration forward. According to NPR, the ...

Sky Watch: Here comes summer in the night skies — and a full moon

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 21:43
Summer 2019 begins Friday at 10:54 in the morning, at least astronomically. Astronomers call it the summer solstice, and it's the longest day of the year. Friday's the day that the sun reaches its highest point in our Minnesota and Wisconsin sky. It all has to do ...

Psyche mission clears review

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 20:49
WASHINGTON — A NASA mission to a metallic asteroid has passed a major review, but questions remain about its ability to remain on budget and schedule. NASA announced June 11 that the Psyche mission had been cleared to proceed into Phase C of its ...

'Apollo's Moon Shot' Series Explores America's Historic Trip to the Lunar Surface

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 20:01
"Apollo's Moon Shot," a series that highlights U.S. moon exploration in the '60s, is coming to the Smithsonian Channel on June 16. (Photo Credit: Smithsonian Channel / YouTube). Stay on target. India Unveils Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft for Moon Landing ...

Science Corner – Know your elements? 150-year anniversary of Mendeleev's Periodic Table

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 18:31
Once upon a time long ago, philosophers thought that the material world, including themselves, was made of just four simple elements. For the Greeks they were earth, air, fire and water, combined in different ways to make all forms of matter. Some added a ...

SpaceX blasts off recycled rocket carrying three satellites the size of a Tesla Roadster

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 18:25
SpaceX has blasted off a payload of three Tesla Roadster-sized satellites for the Canadian government, marking its seventh successful launch this year. Through a thick haze of fog, the white Falcon 9 rocket took flight from Vandenberg Air Force Base in ...

Big Bang BOMBSHELL: Are we living inside a HUGE higher dimensional black hole?

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 18:01
THE Big Bang and black holes share an incredible trait: the singularity. This has led experimental scientists to speculate the universe in fact exists beyond the event horizon of a huge higher dimensional black hole that has existed since the beginning of time.

Purdue to celebrate 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's moonwalk

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 17:57
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is planning several events commemorating the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing commanded by school alumnus Neil Armstrong. The university says events begin July 18 with a ...

Out of the Fog: Amazing SpaceX Launch Photos of Canada's Radarsat Constellation

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 17:12
On June 12, 2019, a used SpaceX rocket launched three satellites for Canada's Radarsat Constellation Mission to study Earth from space. The mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex-4E of the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and featured a ...

The June full moon is coming soon, and it's a 'strawberry moon'

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 16:02
The final full moon of the spring season will soon be shining in the night sky, and it carries a nickname that sounds both sweet and colorful. It is known as the June “strawberry moon,” but don't expect this celestial body to give off a fruity-red tint. This full moon ...

India Will Launch an Ambitious Moon Orbiter-Lander-Rover Combo in July

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 15:48
India is about to take its biggest leap to the moon yet, with a mission to land at the lunar south pole. As the world prepares for the 50th anniversary of NASA's historic Apollo 11 moon landing in July, the India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an ...

“The Death Star” –Event Spread Earth Life Through the Solar System (Weekend Feature)

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 15:26
Some 65 million years ago the greatest asteroid impact in a billion years may have sown life throughout the solar system, even as it ravaged life on Earth. Blasted debris escaped Earth's gravitational force forming irregular orbits around the sun, eventually ...

NASA spots a telltale 'Star Trek' sign on Mars

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 15:25
The Martian desert is rich in curiosities. And Star Trek symbolism, too. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter — a satellite zipping around the red planet — captured a mass of ancient lava rock that looks strikingly like the Star Trek Starfleet insignia donned by ...

Ruffed grouse drumming counts up 41% statewide

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 15:21
Roadside surveys to monitor the number of breeding grouse have been conducted since 1964 by the DNR, U.S. Forest Service, tribal employees and grouse enthusiasts and volunteers. (Photo: Associated Press). Ruffed grouse drumming increased 41% ...

Space Photos of the Week: Salt of the Jupiter Moon

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 15:00
For most of us, the universe is a little abstract: We can't readily comprehend its scale and can barely see any of it anyway. In spite of the duotrigintillion leagues of space that remain hidden, we've managed to build instruments that can observe planets, stars, ...

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