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Light Bridge Photographed Forming Over Sunspot, May Signal Solar Flare Emission

Google Science Feeds - 15 hours 33 min ago
An amateur astronomer was able to capture an image of a light bridge forming over a sunspot that's currently facing Earth. The appearance of the solar structure on the sun suggests that the sunspot may explode soon. The newly identified sunspot on the ...

What's Up: August 2020 Skywatching Tips from NASA

Google Science Feeds - 15 hours 42 min ago
ABOVE VIDEO: What are some skywatching highlights in August 2020? See the Moon posing with various planets throughout the month, plus catch the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower. (NASA) – What's Up for August? This month brings a bunch of ...

How SpaceX and NASA overcame a bitter culture clash to bring back US astronaut launches

Google Science Feeds - 16 hours 3 min ago
In May, millions of Americans watched as Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, two veteran NASA astronauts, strapped into a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and took a 17,000 mile per hour ride to the International Space Station. It was the first time NASA ...

Scientists Baffled By Extreme Brightness Of Lava-Filled Exoplanets

Google Science Feeds - 16 hours 30 min ago
A team of scientists tried to unlock the mystery surrounding the extreme brightness of hot exoplanets. Through experiments, the scientists ruled out the exoplanets' lava oceans as the reason behind their unusual brightness. The lava-filled exoplanets are ...

Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost

Health News BBC - 17 hours 2 min ago
Ministers want nursing jobs in England to be more accessible, but a union says the plan falls short.

Reptile with 'extraordinarily long neck' lived in the ocean

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 27 min ago
An ancient reptile which stands out because of its long, giraffe-like neck may have lived in the ocean, and not on land, scientists have said. The findings, published in the journal Current Biology, are based on a digital reconstruction of the crushed skull of ...

NASA Tracker: 50-Foot Asteroid To Cross Earth's Orbit On Monday

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 44 min ago
NASA's automated asteroid tracking system is currently monitoring an asteroid that's expected to fly past Earth this week. As indicated in the data gathered by the agency, the incoming asteroid will intersect Earth's orbit. The asteroid was spotted by NASA ...

Identify a structure of a gas unknown on the atmosphere of Venus

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 47 min ago
ABC CienciaMadrid Updated: Save Send news by mail electrónicoTu name *. Your email *. email *. To stone's throw in astronomical terms, and within the reach of any telescope, is Venus. In particular is located at an average distance of “only” 40 million km, ...

Dinosaurs got cancer too, say scientists

Google Science Feeds - 18 hours 2 min ago
OTTAWA — Dinosaurs loom in the imagination as forces of nature, but a new study that identifies the first known case of cancer in the creatures shows they suffered from the debilitating disease too. A badly malformed Centrosaurus leg bone unearthed in the ...

Perseid Meteor Shower: Peak Dates For 'Fireballs' Over CT

Google Science Feeds - 18 hours 53 min ago
The annual Perseid meteor shower is known as the "fireball champion" of meteor showers and can be seen over CT for most of August. By Rich Kirby, Patch Staff Patch Staff Badge. Aug 9, 2020 7:33 pm ET ...

New Guinea Is World's Richest Island For Plants

Google Science Feeds - 18 hours 56 min ago
Imagine if there were, say, 600 species of giraffes: some the size of a shrew, some three stories tall, some with purple spots. Of course, many giraffes could be found in Africa, but suppose there were reports of rare ones, wandering high in the mountains of the ...

Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

Health News BBC - 18 hours 57 min ago
Covid-19 has changed the world - are we winning or is the virus still taking hold, and when will it end?

Sharks found living in active volcano Kavachi in Solomon Islands

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 23:58
A new documentary, Sharkcano, premiered on National Geographic in July as part of National Geographic's Sharkfest, and explored sharks that live and hunt around underwater volcanoes in extreme conditions that are not palatable to many other forms of life ...

NASA Reveals Advanced Rapid Images of Beirut's Massive Blast Damage From Aug. 4

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 23:41
(NASA) – NASA's Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team, in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of Singapore, used satellite-derived synthetic aperture radar data to map the likely extent of damage from a massive Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut.

Ring-like Structure on Ganymede May Have Been Caused by a Violent Impact (Study)

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 23:13
Scientists from Kobe University and the National Institute of Technology, Oshima College have conducted a detailed reanalysis of image data from Voyager 1, 2 and Galileo spacecraft in order to investigate the orientation and distribution of the ancient tectonic ...

Scientists Discover First Evidence of Deadly Cancer in Dinosaur

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 23:02
No media source currently available. 0:00 0:06:13 0:00. Direct link. 128 kbps | MP3 · 64 kbps | MP3. Pop-out player. Canadian researchers say they have discovered the first known case of a dinosaur suffering from a deadly cancer. The evidence came from a ...

Perseid meteor shower peaks this week: How to see it

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 22:23
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It's almost time for the most popular meteor shower of the year to peak this week. Skywatchers should get ready to see the annual Perseid meteor shower that is expected to peak on Aug. 11 and 12. The meteor shower peaks on warm ...

NASA drops 'insensitive' celestial nicknames, including 'Eskimo Nebula'

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 22:19
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that they will stop using nicknames of celestial bodies that are culturally insensitive. In a statement released on Wednesday, Aug. 5, NASA said that it had become clear that certain ...

Researchers are about to take a look at a mysterious 'blue hole' in the ocean – BGR

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 21:39
Researchers are environment out to check out a single of the ocean's biggest mysteries: A sort of sinkhole in the ocean floor regarded as a “blue gap.” Blue holes are substantial caverns beneath the seafloor that are carved out by some unknown drive, even ...

Former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the US could experience 300000 coronavirus deaths by the end of 2020

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 20:39
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, predicted that the US coronavirus death toll could hit 300,000 by the end of 2020. In an interview with "Face the Nation" on CBS, Gottlieb said, "We're definitely going to be ...

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