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Astronomers Track Down Mysterious 'Guest Star'

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 15:37
Their careful reports placed the heavenly visitor between two Chinese constellations, Chuanshe and Huagai. But then the guest star disappeared, seemingly ...

Why Some Primate Moms Carry Their Babies After They Die

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 15:31
However, scientists have been speculating for some time about primates' and other animals' awareness of death,” study co-author Alecia Carter, a lecturer in ...

Conservation study: Fostering wanderlust benefits pandas

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 15:18
In the ongoing quest to understand what makes a good wildlife habitat, surprising new research shows there may be too much of a good thing when it comes to ...

After Inspiration4, SpaceX sees high demand for free-flyer missions

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:40
Four amateur astronauts returned from a three-day private spaceflight this weekend overflowing with enthusiasm about the experience. "Best ride of my life," ...

Mysterious “Empty Sky” Gamma-Ray Puzzle Solved – May Lead Astrophysicists To Unravel Dark Matter

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:31
Star-forming galaxies are responsible for creating gamma-rays that until now had not been associated with a known origin.

Palomar 6 globular cluster investigated in detail

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:10
Globular clusters (GCs) are collections of tightly bound stars orbiting galaxies. Astronomers perceive them as natural laboratories enabling studies on the ...

The full Harvest Moon of 2021 rises tonight: Here's what to look for

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:09
On the U.S. East Coast, the Harvest Moon will emerge just above the eastern horizon at 7:13 p.m. EDT on the evening of Monday (Sept. 20). It will properly reach ...

Covid vaccination begins for UK 12 to 15 year olds

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:39
It is part of the drive to get more people protected ahead of winter as the pandemic continues.

Deep-sea biodiversity off New Zealand higher than assumed

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:28
During a research cruise off the coast of New Zealand, a team led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich geobiologist Gert Wörheide discovered ...

SpaceX's all-civilian Inspiration4 crew detail 'awe-inspiring' mission

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:20
The all-civilian SpaceX crew of the Inspiration4 gushed about their "awe-inspiring" trip to orbit last week in an exclusive interview on TODAY Monday, ...

Experts warn of identical pills containing different drugs in the UK

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:11
Drugs charity The Loop found four 'pharaoh' pills in Manchester contained different substances.

Indian-origin Scientist Sets up NGO to Fund Space Dreams of Kids from Low-Income Families

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:07
A 25-year-old Indian-born space scientist, Priya Patel, has started an NGO which aims at offering support to Indian students from low socio-economic strata ...

Brave Lanarkshire MND campaigner co-signs letter to Prime Minister calling for £50m funding

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:00
Natalie Rushton has added her signature to the letter to Boris Johnson, which was also signed by hundreds of other people with motor neurone disease. Tomorrow, ...

Pfizer/BioNTech jab safe for children aged five to 11

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:57
The positive trial results could pave the way for vaccinating children younger than 12, if approved.

US Federal Aviation Administration issues draft assessment of SpaceX Super Heavy impact

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:51
SpaceX took another step towards launching the orbital version of its Starship last week with the release of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment ...

When is the next full moon? September 2021 'Harvest Moon' date, and the lunar calendar in full

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:42
The lunar cycle means that the full moon tends to fall on slightly different date from month to month – here are all the key dates for 2021.

'The Man Who Killed Pluto:' Mike Brown Believes New Planet More Worthy Than Former Ninth Planet

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 12:25
Pluto has been among the most controversial and most debated topics in the astronomical field. Just years after the world entered the 21s century, the ninth ...

Cat Fur Was in Fashion for Over 100000 Years, Archaeologists Deduce

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:56
Bone tools found in Morocco date to as much as 120,000 years ago and were used to skin wildcats and small canines for their pelts, a Max Planck team posits.

Scientists create 'concrete' using blood, sweat and tears of astronauts in breakthrough for construction on Mars

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:53
Researcher Dr Aled Roberts said: "Scientists have been trying to develop viable technologies to produce concrete-like materials on the surface of Mars, but we ...

Satellite swarms may outshine the night sky's natural constellations

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 11:04
Fleets of private satellites orbiting Earth will be visible to the naked eye in the next few years, sometimes all night long.

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