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New SpaceX satellites launched, all part of this week's astronomy highlights

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 34 min ago
It was an amazing week for astronomy fans. The SpaceX Dragon was sent out of this world in the first manned launch to space in over a decade, and the first commercial manned launch to space. SpaceX makes headlines again this week as they launch ...

Douglas County reports 127 cases Sunday

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 51 min ago
Public Health Director Schelli Slaughter said Sunday that three more on staff at Olympics West tested positive; however, two of the three live in Thurston County, while the third lives in Mason County and will be included in that county's count. Meanwhile ...

Develop the material more resistant to heat ever created

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 24 min ago
ABC CienciaMadrid Updated: Save Send news by mail electrónicoTu name *. Your email *. email *. One of the main problems which occurred when the man was raised the conquest of space are the high temperatures to which the ships had to undergo at the ...

International Space Station returns to Cincinnati skies tonight with new passengers

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 47 min ago
The International Space Station is making a return trip to the Queen City Sunday night. The space station will fly over the Cincinnati skies tonight, according to Dean Regas, head astronomer of the Cincinnati Observatory, who tweeted the news Sunday night.

27 Photos From a History-Making and Tumultuous Weekend

Google Science Feeds - 6 hours 51 min ago
Over this weekend, there were protests over the death of George Floyd, the African American man who died after a Minneapolis police officer had his knee on Floyd's neck for an extended period of time. There was also the launch of the Crew Dragon by ...

DEC: If you care, leave newborn wildlife there

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 32 min ago
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded New Yorkers to appreciate wildlife from a safe distance and resist the urge to touch or pick up newborn fawns and other young wildlife. Human contact ...

SpaceX Docking: Highlights from astronauts' arrival at the space station

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 35 min ago
The Crew Dragon has arrived. This is the first time in human history @NASA_Astronauts have entered the @Space_Station from a commercially-made spacecraft. @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug have finally arrived to the orbiting laboratory in @SpaceX's ...

Johnson Space Center, former astronaut and Adler Planetarium all weigh in on the SpaceX mission

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 20 min ago
The SpaceX Dragon docked to the International Space Station this morning after a 19 hour flight in orbit. Throughout the morning Dean talked with various guests to discuss the historic launch and docking. The space guests included former astronaut Mike ...

Armenian Museum of America to Digitize 13th Century Garabed Gospel

Google Science Feeds - 8 hours 46 min ago
WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America has announced the upcoming digitization of the most important piece in it's collection, the Garabed Gospel, 1207 AD. The Garabed Gospel was delivered by Museum staff to the Northeast Document ...

Extended parenting helps young birds grow smarter

Google Science Feeds - 9 hours 4 min ago
Humans are unusual, even among primates, in the length of our "extended childhood." Scientists think that this period of childhood and adolescence, which gives us lots of time to explore, create, and learn, is a key reason why we are smart enough to learn ...

Coronavirus changes how doctors deal with death

Health News BBC - 9 hours 6 min ago
Five doctors administering end-of-life care reflect on the current crisis.

WATCH: Clean Eatery food truck burned to the ground overnight

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 23:38
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The owner of a health food restaurant in Little Rock woke up Sunday morning to the news that the fire department was putting out a fire in the food truck they used to start their business. The owner of Clean Eatery in Little Rock says she ...

Climate change making old forests younger and shorter

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 23:22
It is not surprising but indeed sad that we, humans, are partially responsible for contributing to a process through which the Earth's forests have become substantially shorter and younger on average than they were a century ago. A new study, published in the ...

Hidden Forest Of Life-Sized Dinos In Edmonton Is Straight Out Of 'Jurassic World'

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 22:58
Ever since watching Jurassic Park as a kid, I was obsessed with oversized, man-eating birds. Now that the new movies are coming out, the thirst for dinos has reawakened in me. Luckily, there's a dinosaur park near Edmonton chock-full of the creatures and ...

Elon Musk's Big Gamble Pays Off As SpaceX Successfully Ferries Astronauts To The ISS

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 22:57
Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley successfully scrambled into the International Space Station (ISS) overnight, becoming the first cosmos-botherers to reach the floating lab in a commercial spacecraft. Swipe to close. Video Player is loading.

Archaeologists Excavate Roman Villa at Pompeii

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 22:37
Archaeologists at the Roman city of Pompeii have recommenced excavations working on the Civita Giuliana, a large villa in the ancient city suburbs. Pompeii was a Roman city, located in the modern commune of Pompeii near Naples in the Campania region ...

Peaceful protesters moving onto Interstate 94 in Twin Cities

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 22:31
Motorists traveling through parts of the Twin Cities Sunday afternoon should anticipate possible delays as peaceful protesters march through parts of the metro. As 4:15 p.m., St. Paul Police Department issued a notice saying demonstrators had marched onto ...

Starwatch: a subtle shadow on the face of the moon

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 21:32
Less spectacular than a total eclipse but no less interesting, the penumbral lunar eclipse to be seen on Friday will be well worth watching. Stuart Clark · @DrStuClark. Sun 31 May 2020 16.30 EDT Last modified on Sun 31 May 2020 18.24 EDT. Share on ...

Amid reopening, COVID-19 has Fresno County health officials worried about those most at risk

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 20:53
For more than two months, Fresno County's interim health officer Dr. Rais Vohra has repeatedly cautioned residents about the need for measures – both institutional and individual – to protect “vulnerable” members of the community from suffering dire ...

Coronavirus: UK exceeds 200,000 testing capacity target

Health News BBC - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 20:34
The UK had capacity to conduct 205,634 tests on Saturday, reaching its target one day early.

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