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First space-baked cookies took two hours in experimental oven

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:35
The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time last month up at the International Space Station. It takes far less time on Earth, under 20 minutes ...

Planets' Size Matters in the Galaxy, According to a Recent Study

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:34
According to NASA's Exoplanet Archive, scientists succeeded so far to identify more than 4,000 exoplanets. When how those exoplanets behave or where they can be found, we have many possibilities. Yet, we don't know exactly why when it comes to their ...

Asteroids: NASA spots space rock traveling 25433 mph towards Earth

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:27
Another asteroid is set to make an approach towards Earth's orbit, as NASA's asteroid trackers have noticed. It is now down to whether or not the asteroid will strike, and if it does not, how close is it going to get. NASA's asteroid trackers have spotted a space ...

UCLan astronomers' out of this world 'fast and furious' Red Dwarf discovery

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:26
Astronomers in Preston have made an out of this world discovery which shows giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought. New research by academics at the University of Central Dr Anthony Mercer and Dr Dimitris ...

Big increase in potent greenhouse gases reported

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:25
A new study finds that levels of potent greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere have been increasing. The upward trajectory contrasts earlier reports which had signalled a reduction. The new data raises environmental concerns. The research, which ...

Microbes could have inhabited the water found on early Mars, suggests study

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:25
As of now, Earth is the only known planet in the universe to harbour life, while scientists study other possible sites where life could have existed. By IBTimes APAC Desk. January 23, 2020 16:25 +08. Video. Related Videos. More videos. Video Player is ...

OSIRIS-REx completes closest flyover of sample site nightingale

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:20
Preliminary results indicate that NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully executed a 0.4-mile (620-m) flyover of site Nightingale yesterday as part of the mission's Reconnaissance B phase activities. Nightingale, OSIRIS-REx's primary sample collection ...

In black and white: Counting penguins will get more uncomplicated with AI, pc imaginative and prescient

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:03
Antarctica's immensely fashionable penguins, whose numbers are declining alarmingly, may just quickly depend on synthetic intelligence (AI) and pc imaginative and prescient to come back to their rescue. Microsoft and Hyderabad-based start-up Gramener ...

New ultrafast camera takes 1 trillion frames per second

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:02
Researchers have developed a new camera that can take up to 1 trillion pictures per second of transparent objects. The camera technology, which is known as phase-sensitive compressed ultrafast photography (pCUP), can take video not just of transparent ...

Two Potentially Habitable Exoplanets Have Been Identified

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 07:19
A set of five newly identified exoplanets rotating close to the stars has been detailed in a new study. The important part of the discovery is two potentially habitable super-Earth planets that are ideal nominees to analyze further as scientists are looking for life ...

This Is What We'll See When Betelgeuse Really Does Go Supernova

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 07:00
ESO/L. Calçada. The stars in the night sky, normally static and unchanging, have an exception currently among them. Betelgeuse, the red supergiant that makes up one of the "shoulders" of the constellation Orion, has been not only fluctuating in brightness, ...

First Space-Baked Cookies Took 2 Hours in Experimental Oven

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 06:28
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time last month up at the International Space Station. It takes far less ...

''Oldest ever mushroom fossil discovered''

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 06:15
London, Jan 23 (PTI) Researchers have discovered the oldest ever mushroom fossil to be identified, a finding which pushes back the time when the fungal organisms first appeared on the Earth by about 300 million years. According to the scientists, including ...

What Is The Procedure When An Astronaut Dies In Space?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 05:22
In case a person dies in space, NASA has a set of procedures astronauts will follow in order to properly dispose of the body. The end result of the procedure is very similar to that of cremation. Despite the numerous missions to space, astronauts have not yet ...

Giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 05:19
ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2020 10:49 IST. Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 23 (ANI): New astronomy research from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) suggests that giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought.

Inner complexity in Saturn moon 'Enceladus' hints at habitable conditions

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 05:11
A team of the Southwest Research Institute has developed a new geochemical model, that reveals that carbon dioxide (CO2) from within Enceladus, an ocean-harbouring moon of Saturn, may be controlled by chemical reactions at its seafloor. A study of the ...

Scientists Hoping To Find Self-Destructing Dark Matter Using Gamma Rays

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:44
A team of scientists has conceptualized a method that can possibly help them detect dark matter in space. According to their study, this method involves tracking gamma rays emanating from regions believed to be filled with dark matter. Dark matter is an ...

'U' researchers produce effects of exercise using protein called Sestrin

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:44
Exciting news for exercise enthusiasts and casual gym-goers: researchers at the University of Michigan have found a protein called Sestrin that has the potential to induce some of the most positive effects of exercise without any training or conditioning.

WYTV teams with American Heart Association to cover 'Stories of the Heart' for Heart Month

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:35
(WYTV) – Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, killing more women than all cancers combined. Traditionally, the month for lovers and all things heart related, February, also reminds us to take care of our hearts.

NASA, ESA's New Mission To The Sun Launching Next Month

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:20
NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are preparing to launch a new solar probe mission to study the Sun. Unlike other solar missions, the new probe will follow a different orbit to observe the Sun from new angles. The mission, known as Solar Orbiter ...

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