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Moonwalking Humans Get Blasted With 200 Times the Radiation Experienced on Earth

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 20 min ago
The 12 human beings who have walked on the moon were all bombarded by radiation roughly 200 times what we experience here on Earth, reports Adam Mann for Science. That's two to three times what astronauts experience aboard the International Space ...

New insights into the origin of diamonds in meteorites

Google Science Feeds - 2 hours 48 min ago
Scientists have offered new insights into the origin of diamonds in ureilites (a group of stony meteorites). These diamonds most likely formed by rapid shock transformation from graphite (the common low-pressure form of pure carbon) during one or more major ...

What Are Trans-Neptunian Objects? Scientists Spot Unusually Close Binary TNOs

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 12 min ago
With the help of a citizen science research network, a team of researchers has discovered an unusual pair of trans-Neptunian objects (TNO). Any object in our solar system that has an orbit beyond Neptune is considered a TNO. According to NASA's Jet ...

This Magnetic Sponge Could 'Selectively' Soak Up Oil And Scientists Say It's The Solution For Oil Spills

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 39 min ago
Oil spills could severely damage oceans and marine animals. Previously, a ship accident in Mauritius led to a massive oil spill that kept getting bigger. Scientists Develop Magnetic Sponge That Separates Oil From Water; Could It the Answer to Oil.

Four Asteroids To Fly Past Earth On September 29 And 30. One Larger Than Statue Of Liberty

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 59 min ago
Another bunch of asteroids is headed in Earth's direction this week. NASA has warned of five such asteroids, one of which is supposed to have passed the planet on September 28. The 11-meter, telephone pole-sized 2020 SY4, passed Earth within ...

October's astronomical calendar: A rare Halloween blue moon, another full moon, two meteor showers

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 12 min ago
October will be an eventful month for the cosmos, as two full moons and two meteor showers will light up the sky. The month starts with the first full moon, also known as hunter's full moon by indigenous groups. It will be at its brightest Thursday, Oct. 1.

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2020: Pathbreaking research that won 14 scientists India's top science prize

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 21 min ago
Fourteen scientists were announced winners of the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award – the country's highest science prize. The awardees were announced by the Union science and technology minister Dr Harsh Vardhan at the Foundation Day ...

NASA Targets Halloween to Launch SpaceX Crew-1 Mission to Send Astronauts to International Space Station

Google Science Feeds - 4 hours 26 min ago
NASA and SpaceX now are targeting October 31 for the launch of the agency's SpaceX Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station. The US space agency had earlier targeted October 23 for the launch of the mission which comes after ...

Flu jab waits and delays amid high demand

Health News BBC - 4 hours 34 min ago
Officials in England say there will be enough stock to protect the vulnerable, but some will have to wait.

Jet suit paramedic tested in the Lake District 'could save lives'

Health News BBC - 5 hours 28 min ago
The kit means a paramedic can "fly" up a fell in 90 seconds rather than go 30 minutes by foot.

Mars might have salty ponds next to its underground lake, raising the possibility of Martian life

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 1 min ago
(CNN) Two years ago, scientists detected what looked like a salty lake under the surface of Mars' southern ice cap. Now, new research has found more evidence of the lake, and also revealed a number of smaller salty "ponds" nearby -- raising the possibility ...

Rising levels of Covid-19 in Ringsend wastewater plant

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 29 min ago
Scientists measuring levels of Covid-19 in sewage at a Dublin wasterwater treatment plant have seen increasing levels of the virus as cases rise. Samples taken from the Ringsend facility in June show the level of genetic material from Covid-19 was in decline ...

South Korea joins space race with its first lunar mission slated for 2022

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 35 min ago
South Korea is on track for its first lunar mission, with its first launch of a lunar orbiter slated for the second half of 2022, the country's space research institute said on Sunday. South Korea, a relative latecomer to the global space race, has been working on a ...

UPDATED: Antares rocket launch at Wallops Flight Center rescheduled for Thursday

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 21 min ago
The launch of Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket originally set for tonight from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility has been rescheduled for Thursday, Oct. 1, at 9:38 p.m., due to poor weather forecasts for the next few days. The launch may be visible, weather ...

Rutgers researchers discuss discovery of phosphine in atmosphere of Venus

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 14 min ago
Photo by Rutgers.eduNathan Yee, astrobiologist and professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences, said this discovery gives enough scientific justification for future NASA missions to explore the atmosphere of Venus and it's phosphorus cycle.

Life on Venus: why it's so strange to find Phosphine on such a hostile planet

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 25 min ago
Earth's sister planet, Venus, has not been considered a priority when looking for extraterrestrial life. Its surface temperature of around 450 ° C is believed to be hostile to even the most resistant microorganisms. In addition, its atmosphere is dense, sulfurous ...

Scientists calculate how much matter there is in the universe

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 46 min ago
Scientists have now estimated the total amount of matter in the universe, using a new, more precise method. By calculating the mass of hundreds of galaxy clusters, the team found that matter makes up less than a third of the contents of the universe.

Ancient microbial life used arsenic to thrive in a world without oxygen

Google Science Feeds - 10 hours 16 min ago
Billions of years ago, living things on Earth were mostly thin microbes that lived in shallow water. In many cases, these microbial communities have formed carbonate minerals that have accumulated over the years. Limestone stones with stones called ...

Scientists offer new insights into origin of diamonds in group of meteorites

Google Science Feeds - 10 hours 16 min ago
Scientists have offered new insights into the origin of diamonds in a group of stony meteorites called ureilites. These diamonds most likely formed by rapid shock transformation from graphite during one or more major impacts into the ureilite parent asteroid in ...

Possible Aurora - Oct Meteor Showers, Blue Moon for Oregon, Washington Coast

Google Science Feeds - 10 hours 41 min ago
(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – A blue moon, a meteor shower and the possibility of northern lights. This is what's happening or possible along the Oregon and Washington coast in October – maybe even tonight. (Above: Aurora Borealis in the Oregon Coast ...


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