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Greenland's Fingerprint in Rising Seas

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 19:01
Newly released satellite data allowed researchers to see that changes to sea surface height near the rapidly melting Greenland Ice Sheet unambiguously fit their models. This validation, write researchers including Sophie Coulson, Ph.D. ' ...

SOFIA airborne observatory takes final flight

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:17
SOFIA carried a a 2.5-meter telescope aboard a modified Boeing 747SP airplane to observe the infrared universe. NASA Dryden photo by Tony Landis. Most infrared light from outer space never reaches ...

Webb, Hubble space telescopes share images of DART slamming into an asteroid

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:14
The James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope captured images of the moment when the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, spacecraft crashed into Dimorphos on Monday. The images were released on Thursday.

Nord Stream spill could be biggest methane leak ever but not catastrophic

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:06
BERLIN — The two explosions in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in Baltic Sea resulted in what could amount to the largest-ever single release of methane gas into the atmosphere, but it may not have been enough to have a major effect on climate change ...

Young non-smokers told not to take up vaping by experts

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 17:06
But the findings do show that vaping is far safer than cigarettes, so smokers should switch.

NASA spacecraft will fly by an ocean world orbiting Jupiter

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 16:43
The Juno spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, was scheduled to make its closest approach yet to the moon Europa at 5:36 a.m. ET, flying within 222 miles (358 kilometers) of its icy surface.

Queen's cause of death given as 'old age' on death certificate

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 16:21
The time and cause of Elizabeth II's death have been revealed by Scottish authorities.

Rover findings offer glimpse of Red Planet's ancient landscape

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 16:20
CU Boulder geologist Lisa Mayhew is among the scientists working to recreate the history of an ancient landscape that wouldn't look out of place in Utah—only this terrain sits on Mars millions of miles from Earth. Mayhew is a member of the science team ...

Paper by team claiming to have achieved superconductivity at room temperature retracted

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 16:01
There was even talk of a Nobel prize. But soon, some in the physics community began to question the work, suggesting that, based on the configuration of their experiments, it would be impossible to achieve superconductivity. One team asked for unprocessed ...

NASA rolls back Artemis 1 due to Hurricane Ian

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 15:59
As Hurricane Ian gained momentum early this week, hurling its way toward Florida's coast, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral on Monday moved the Artemis 1 Moon rocket off historic launch pad 39B. The SLS megarocket was transported 4 miles ...

First images of asteroid strike from Webb, Hubble telescopes

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 15:34
Astronomers rejoiced as NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) impactor slammed into its pyramid-sized target 11 million kilometers (6.8 million miles) from Earth on Monday night.

The composition of asteroidal cores in the early solar system

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 14:20
Iron meteorites of the solar system are composed of parent cores belonging to the earliest credited bodies of the environment. The cores are formed in two isotopically distinct reservoirs including non-carbonaceous and carbonaceous types in the inner ...

Covid vulnerable not always assessed by NHS 111 early in pandemic

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:52
A report from the health safety watchdog found the phone service could be improved for the future.

Webb reveals a galaxy sparkling with the universe's oldest star clusters

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:18
Webb's First Deep Field. Thousands of galaxies flood this near-infrared, high-resolution image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723. Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI. Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), researchers from the CAnadian NIRISS Unbiased ...

James Webb Space Telescope spots 'Sparkler Galaxy' that could host universe's 1st stars

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:17
The first science-quality image revealed from NASA's newest space telescope contained a hidden treasure in the form of a sparking distant galaxy surrounded by dense clusters that could contain some of the universe's first stars.

King's Lynn Queen Elizabeth Hospital: PM Truss calls for Coffey visit

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:13
The crumbling roof of a Norfolk hospital has been held up with steel and wooden posts for years.

3 Russian cosmonauts return safely from Intl Space Station

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:09
MOSCOW -- Three Russian cosmonauts returned safely on Thursday from a mission to the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-21 spacecraft carrying Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveyev and Sergey Korsakov touched down softly at 4:57 p.m. (1057 GMT) at a ...

Cancer charity boss put donations into Welsh dragon plan

Health News BBC - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:36
The foundation made no charitable donations by the time it closed, and the dragon was never built.

Juno spacecraft to fly by Jupiter's icy moon Europa

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:26
NASA's spacecraft Juno, which has been orbiting the gigantic planet since July 2016, will perform a close flyby on Thursday at 5.36am EDT (9.36 UCT). The last time a spacecraft visited Europa was 22 years ago, when NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured a ...

NASA spacecraft smashes into asteroid in first planetary defense test

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 09:37
A $330 million NASA mission completed what amounts to an interplanetary game of darts Monday night with an on-target collision with a space rock nearly 7 million miles from Earth, testing a technique that scientists could use in the future to protect ...

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