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Sweden's space agency to partner with ISRO, Shukrayaan

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 11:49
India's Venus orbiter mission 'Shukrayaan' is to onboard Sweden to explore the planet with a scientific instrument. Ambassador of Sweden to India, Klas Molin said Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF) is engaged in the venture, its second collaborative ...

Connecting Earth With the Moon: Lunar Satellites

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 11:36
Since time immemorial, people have gazed in wonder at the Moon. Its gentle light suggests romance, its strong embrace powers the tides and it is even sometimes blamed for madness. The Moon was once the domain of the gods; many mythologies feature ...

Tim Peake admits mistaking floating Russian space pee for a UFO - and reveals how to fart in orbit

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 11:10
Major Peake became the first official British astronaut to join the International Space Station crew in 2015, and during his mission he earned a Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in orbit.

NHS nurse's car stolen after exhausting 12-hour shift treating Covid patients

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 11:07
A dedicated young nurse has spoken about the moment she realised her car had been stolen after finishing an exhausting 12-hour A&E night shift treating coronavirus patients. Tekesha Phillips had been looking forward to a hot shower and sleep after her ...

Hubble data solves mystery of missing dark matter in a galaxy 45 million light years away

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 10:59
The absence of dark matter in NGC 1052-DF4 had threatened our very understanding of how galaxies are formed. The new study solves this astronomical conundrum by suggesting that dark matter was present in NGC 1052-DF4 through and beyond its ...

Scientists Develop Durable Electronic Skin That Can Heal Itself More Than 5000 Times

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 10:01
Scientists have developed a durable electronic skin that possesses the elasticity and rapid recovery of human skin. The e-skin is expected to help make breakthroughs in next-generation prosthetics, personalised medicine, soft robotics and artificial ...

Study says rapid testing can eliminate the spread of COVID-19 within weeks

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 09:54
A study published by Harvard University and the University of Colorado Boulder claims that rapid testing is capable of eliminating the spread of the coronavirus within a few weeks. According to a journal study published by the researchers of the University of ...

Quantum Nanodiamonds Can Detect HIV, Other Diseases Earlier

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 09:47
A new study led by UCL researchers in the i-sense McKendry group is revealing that nanodiamonds can be used to improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests. This can potentially allow for earlier detection of diseases such as HIV and even ...

Volcanic eruptions may help better predict Indian monsoons, claims Indo-German research team

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 09:27
In a new study, climate scientists from both Indian and Germany have concluded that large volcanic eruptions can provide additional sources of predictability for Indian Monsoon. The research, published in the journal Science Advances, made use of climate ...

Amazing and Fun Facts about Mars you need to know on Red Planet Day

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 09:03
Red Planet Day is celebrated on November 28 to learn more about the Red Planet – Mars. The planet is called so because it seems red in color. Red Planet Day praises our celestial neighbor, the fourth planet in the solar system, and to mark the launch of the ...

A “beaver moon” lights up the skies over Scotland next week – the best time to see it

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 09:01
Skywatchers will soon be able to catch a glimpse of the first full moon of November, with the best views likely this weekend. The “beaver moon” will reach its zenith over the United Kingdom next week, Void Experts say, come as we celebrate the start of long ...

Study says, 'Rapid testing can eliminate spread of COVID-19 within weeks'

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 07:58
ANI | Updated: Nov 28, 2020 13:37 IST. Cambridge [US], November 28 (ANI): A study published by Harvard University and University of Colorado Boulder claims that rapid testing is capable of eliminating the spread of the coronavirus within a few weeks.

Slow and steady or a big spurt? How to grow a ferocious dinosaur

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 07:38
Large meat-eating dinosaurs attained their great size through very different growth strategies, with some taking a slow and steady path and others experiencing an adolescent growth spurt, according to scientists who analysed slices of fossilized bones.

A full 'Beaver Moon' will be visible in the skies in next week

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 07:00
Monday will be an important day for stargazers as there is set to be a spectacular Beaver Moon. The full Beaver Moon will peak on Monday morning at around 9.30am. Illumination will be at its clearest for only last few moments, but according to NASA the full ...

Here's how Earth looked to astronauts aboard the SpaceX capsule

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 06:35
The view from space is just out of this world. NASA astronaut Victor Glover, one of the four astronauts aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, posted a video on Twitter of the stunning view from Earth on his first-ever trip to space. "My first video from space!

Here's how Earth looked to astronauts aboard the SpaceX capsule

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 06:35
(CNN) The view from space is just out of this world. NASA astronaut Victor Glover, one of the four astronauts aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, posted a video on Twitter of the stunning view from Earth on his first-ever trip to space. "My first video from ...

Black Holes Aren't As Bad As You Think

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 06:25
Few things in the universe have a worse reputation than black holes, but physicist Janna Levin is hoping to change that with her new book The Black Hole Survival Guide. “People think of black holes as dense objects, and they get caught up in the 'monster ...

New Space Race Shoots for Moon and Mars on a Budget: QuickTake

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 06:00
The first space race was a competition between the U.S. and the Soviet Union for national pride and military advantage. Now NASA is farming out missions to private companies, and other countries have joined the race — notably China and India. The moon ...

Study suggests electronic skin has a bright future

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 03:48
In this news, we discuss the Study suggests electronic skin has a bright future . A material that mimics human skin in strength, extensibility and sensitivity could be used to collect biological data in real time. Electronic skin, or e-skin, can play an important role ...

Late to the space race, China is making strides with Chang'e 5 moon landing

Google Science Feeds - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 03:15
China is well on its way to being a moon power, not in leaps and bounds, but in carefully calibrated steps. The. launch of Chang'e 5. , which left the earth on November 24 and now orbits the moon, is an important milestone, not just for the rocks it aims to ...

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