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Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield paid the school a visit while in town to pick up a new puppy.

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:41
Hadfield shared with students that he has orbited the Earth 2,650 times, seen the sun rise 16 times in a single day, lived in space for half a year and was ...

Coronavirus death toll in US eclipses 1918 influenza pandemic estimates

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:23
Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg is placing 650,000 flags on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to represent every American who has died from COVID-19.

The next healthcare revolution will have AI at its center – TechCrunch

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:13
In the coming decades, medical diagnostics can be expected to evolve from AI tools that provide optional analysis to AI assistants that recommend treatment.

Solar electric propulsion makes NASA's Psyche spacecraft go

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:06
The spacecraft will rely on the large chemical rocket engines of the Falcon Heavy launch vehicle to blast off the launchpad and to escape Earth's gravity. But ...

Astronauts Use Augmented Reality to Repair Space Station Equipment

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 20:33
As humanity ventures farther and farther away from Earth, space agencies will need to ensure that astronauts can operate autonomously, ...

Mars was always too small to hold onto its oceans, rivers and lakes

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 20:00
This dramatic climate shift occurred after the Red Planet lost its global magnetic field, which had protected Mars' air from being stripped away by charged ...

For pandas, too much suitable habitat can be a problem

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:51
That's good news for conservation managers, who can now lower their standards. The research suggests human-panda cohabitation may not be as difficult as once ...

NASA confirms Mars region had thousands of ancient volcanic eruptions

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:51
NASA scientists have found evidence that thousands of massive ancient volcanoes erupted on Mars. The so-called “super eruptions” occurred in a region of ...

NASA Will Go Silent During the Mars Solar Conjunction

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:24
That's usually not a problem, but during solar conjunction, this gas can interfere with radio signals when engineers try to communicate with their spacecraft on ...

NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 19:11
Landsat 9 will join its sister satellite, Landsat 8, in orbit in collecting images from across the planet every eight days. This calibrated data will continue ...

NASA TV to Air Landsat 9 Launch, Prelaunch Activities

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:50
Landsat 9 is scheduled to launch at 2:11 p.m. EDT (11:11 a.m. PDT) Monday, Sept. 27, on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch ...

How frequent is the full Harvest Moon?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:48
The reason for this phenomenon is the way the ecliptic — the path the sun, moon and planets appear to take across the night sky — lies nearly along the eastern ...

Inspiration4 crew celebrates return to Earth after 3-day SpaceX mission

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:46
Last Wednesday (Sept. 15), four people strapped into a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and launched to space for Inspiration4, the first all-civilian mission to ...

Evidence that a cosmic impact destroyed ancient city in the Jordan Valley

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:11
In the Middle Bronze Age (about 3,600 years ago or roughly 1650 BCE), the city of Tall el-Hammam was ascendant. Located on high ground in the southern ...

Perseverance's Selfie at Rochette

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 18:09
Two holes can be seen where the rover used its robotic arm to drill rock core samples. There are two versions of the selfie: Figure 1 shows Perseverance looking ...

Asteroid 2021 SG came from the sun's direction

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 17:09
New-found asteroid 2021 SG is some four times larger than the 17-meter space rock that disintegrated over Chelyabinsk, Russia on February 15, 2013.

Early baby therapy could reduce autism diagnoses

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 17:08
Video training for parents could improve communication with their infants, a small study suggests.

Researchers present evidence that cosmic impact destroyed biblical city in Jordan Valley

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 16:43
In the Middle Bronze Age (about 3,600 years ago or roughly 1650 BCE), the city of Tall el-Hammam was ascendant. Located on high-ground in the southern ...

Scientists Discover Mysterious Gassy 'Mushballs' On Uranus

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 16:37
Uranus and Neptune have puzzling atmospheres that have stumped scientists for years, but thanks to a recent discovery of 'mushballs,' they may be one step ...

SpaceX's private Inspiration4 astronauts had some toilet trouble in space

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 16:00
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After spending nearly three days in space, SpaceX's Inspiration4 crew may have more appreciation for the facilities here on Earth ...

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