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Covid: Vaccine volunteers sought for children's second dose study

Health News BBC - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 10:43
The study for children aged 12 to 16 is being run by researchers in Southampton.

Hubble Captures Stunning New Image of Palomar 6

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:42
This Hubble image shows the globular cluster Palomar 6. The color image is a composite of separate exposures acquired by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC 3) ...

See the harvest moon shine in the night sky tonight, 2 days before the autumnal equinox

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:27
(CNN) As the fall season approaches and colder temperatures set in, there's a silver lining to look up to -- literally -- as the harvest moon makes its debut on ...

Controlling magnets in an entirely new way

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 09:05
Using just a small applied voltage, MIT scientists and elsewhere have developed a method to switch the orientation of magnets. They created a way to switch ...

Indian-Origin Space Scientist Sets Up NGO To Help Indian Students Excel In Space

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 08:45
Priya Patel is a 25-year-old Indian-origin space scientist who worked with space agencies like ESA and NASA, and she has now set up an NGO in the US for ...

NASA offers new way to look at Mars rover images

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 08:00
Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Fans of NASA's Mars rover Perseverance see the robotic explorer and its activity in a 3D depiction of the Red Planet terrain via a new website ...

Hubble captures the final acts of a monster star's life

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 07:34
There is also a nebula surrounding the star AG Carinae by using the slider tool. The first image shows the details of ionized hydrogen and nitrogen emissions ...

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Captures a 3D View of Martian Rock

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 06:26
During its Flight 9, the mini-chopper flew over a rugged region called "Seitah" characterised by sandy ripples that are very challenging terrain for rovers and ...

EXPLAINED: As Space Footfall Increases, Here's A Look At What Time Up There Can Do To Your Body

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 06:22
The US space agency NASA sums up “human spaceflight hazards" in terms of the effects on the body through the acronym 'RIDGE', “short for Space Radiation, ...

Mars Had Thousands of Massive Volcanic Eruptions That Changed Its Climate 4 Billion Years Ago, NASA Reveals

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 06:18
Pedestal craters in eastern Arabia Terra on Mars imaged by the HRSC instrument aboard Mars Express. Extending 159 km by 87 km, this image shows a region with an ...

China's taikonauts return from heavenly palace after 92-day mission

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 05:57
The first crewed mission to China's space station has ended successfully. Taikonauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming, and Tang Hongbo returned to Earth last week, ...

StoryCast '21: 'If I'd ripped my glove it was game over' - Tim Peake tells the story of Britain's first spacewalk

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 05:45
The father-of-two, from Chichester, West Sussex, would take part in more than 250 scientific experiments during an eventful six-month mission on the ISS, ...

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Captures Mars Rock 'Mound' Feature in 3D View

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 05:33
NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter has provided a 3D view of a rock-covered mound on the red planet during its 13th flight on September 4.

Youngstown gets silly for science

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 05:28
The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., downtown. Morgan, who experimented with operating a small robotic and ...

Chinese astronauts return after a record-breaking 90 days in space

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 03:54
The Tiangong space station where astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo spent 90 days is the third orbiting laboratory launched and operated by ...

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter captures 3D view of rock-covered mound on Martian surface

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 03:17
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter provided a rare 3D view of a rock-covered mound on the Martian surface. The image of the geologic target, which the Mars ...

Inside NASA's mission to blast a giant, gold-coated telescope into deep space

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 00:01
The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to head to space on December 18, 2021. With it, astronomers hope to find the first galaxies to form in the universe, ...

Folic acid to be added to UK flour to help prevent birth defects

Health News BBC - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 23:26
It is estimated that fortifying flour with folic acid could prevent up to 200 birth defects a year.

Ultra-white paint could reduce the need for air conditioning

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 22:11
Purdue University professor Xiulin Ruan holds a brush with the whitest-ever paint. White houses are often boring, but they might just save the planet. As USA ...

When To See 2021's Full Harvest Moon In Virginia, DC

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 21:04
VIRGINIA — If you need a bright sign that summer is coming to an end in northern Virginia and DC, just look to the skies this week as the 2021 full harvest moon ...

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