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Dentist's stalker had crossbow in 'murder kit' as he counted down to 'the event'

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 20:16
A Welsh dentist was secretly stalked for four years by a disgruntled patient who carried a “murder kit” — including a ski mask, knife, hammer and even a crossbow, according to prosecutors. Thomas Baddeley, 42, took meticulous notes as he counted down to ...

Astro Bob: Time for the Perseids, the year's most enjoyable meteor shower — peaks Aug. 11-12

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 20:03
"Astro" Bob King is a freelance writer for the News Tribune. Read more of his work at astrobob.areavoices.com. Written By: Bob King, for the News Tribune | Aug 9th 2020 - 1pm. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit ...

Dinosaur Gets Diagnosed About 76M Years Later

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 19:57
(Newser) – A dinosaur that hobbled around some 76 million years ago has finally been diagnosed—with cancer, New Atlas reports. Researchers in Canada spotted a large growth in a Centrosaurus apertus leg bone and ran it through a battery of tests, ...

The first electroinjection laser appeared

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 19:42
A team of scientists from the United States presented an electroinjection laser that will accelerate any electronic circuit in the future. It was the first to use an alloy of germanium and tin. Material scientists from the United States presented the first electroinjection ...

Did SpaceX just launch 57 New Satellites? Here's all about the Controversial Starlink Satellites!!!

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 19:18
SpaceX just launched more than four dozens of satellites into space with high internet speed access. This occurs after a two-month gap. These new satellites, also known as the VisorSat, are less shiny. This helps in easy observation by astronomers, making ...

Helium Structures Found in Sun's Atmosphere by NASA Sounding Rocket

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 19:06
A composite image of the Sun showing the hydrogen (left) and helium (center and right) in the low corona. The helium at depletion near the equatorial regions is evident. Credit: NASA. Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe after ...

University tells students to wear coronavirus masks during SEX to stop spread

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 18:03
A UNIVERSITY has told its students to wear masks during sex and opt for masturbation where possible to help stop the spread of coronavirus. "You are your safest sex partner", a pamphlet of "COVID-19 Considerations" distributed by the University of Georgia ...

County, UC Santa Cruz partner to expand coronavirus testing capacity

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 17:25
Bay City News. SANTA CRUZ — Santa Cruz County and UC Santa Cruz have announced a partnership to expand the county's COVID-19 coronavirus testing and analysis capacity. Using $805,000 in funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic ...

Coronavirus in Scotland: Care home residents to be allowed more visitors

Health News BBC - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 17:10
Residents will be allowed up to three outdoor visitors at a time from Monday, ministers announce.

Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 16:57
JOHANNESBURG — Thousands of students, environmental activists and residents of Mauritius were working around the clock Sunday, trying to reduce the damage to the Indian Ocean island from an oil spill after a tanker ran aground on a coral reef.

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

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 16:49
The thief coronavirus has robbed Americans of many of their summer pleasures, but it can't steal the annual Perseid meteor shower as it builds to its peak, when 50 to 75 shooting stars an hour may be seen in the skies over Colorado. Whether you'll be able to ...

Sharks' 'Sixth Sense' Explains Their Life Within Active Submarine Volcano

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 16:14
In 2015, a team led by ocean engineer Brennan Phillips made an unexpected find during an expedition to an active submarine volcano, Kavachi, located south of the Solomon Islands. Contrary to any expectations, the researchers came across hordes of ...

Why the Hubble Space Telescope was finally pointed at a lunar eclipse

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 16:04
TORONTO -- The first lunar eclipse ever observed by the Hubble Space Telescope offers a close-to-home example of how astronomers will look for signs of life on Earth-like planets in far-away solar systems. Scientists with the European Space Agency (ESA) ...

Beetle species swallowed by frogs just exits alive via the old dirt road

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 16:01
A Japanese water beetle swallowed by a frog has figured out a great survival trick. It starts walking. In as few as six minutes, 93% of them walk right out the sloppy end of the frog's digestive tract, according to a new paper by ecologist Shinji Sugiurz. Via Wired ...

NASA probe prepares for first asteroid sample collection attempt

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 15:25
This "Matchpoint" rehearsal will be similar to the April 14 "Checkpoint" rehearsal, which practiced the first two manoeuvres of the descent. Share Via Email. Published: 09th August 2020 07:55 PM | Last Updated: 09th August 2020 07:55 PM | A+A A-.

A Cretaceous "hell ant" was preserved in amber as it was killing a baby cockroach

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 15:10
The idea that prehistoric animals may be trapped perfectly in amber, preserved for millions of years, isn't just a staple of dino-cloning sci-fi franchises like "Jurassic Park." On Thursday, scientists revealed a monumental discovery about the ancient world ...

This Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 makes us wish it was a production vehicle

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 15:00
We know that this might be practically late in the game, but after watching Ford v Ferrari recently during the lockdown, we must say that the carmaker made such an impact on motorsport. Beating out the Italian marque multiple times in 24 Hours of Le Mans ...

MV Wakashio: Locals in Mauritius try to stop oil spill

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 14:52
The MV Wakashio, believed be carrying 4,000 tonnes of oil, ran aground on a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island on 25 July. Locals are making absorbent barriers of straw stuffed into fabric sacks in ...

NASA's InSight lander shows what's beneath Mars' surface

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 14:24
Scientists are learning more about the interior structure of Mars and have found the depths of three boundaries beneath the planet's surface. “Ultimately it may help us understand planetary formation,” Alan Levander, co-author of the study said in a statement.

'Mighty Jupiter' - Limerick Astronomy Club

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 14:07
Over the last month the excitement of comet Neowise has taken over astronomy headlines superseding many other wonders of the night sky. In fact now is a good time to observe the planet Jupiter which shines brightly in the southern evening sky. Located in ...

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