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Meet the Texas professor on the cutting edge of astrophysics

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:38
They've also managed to attract Richard Anantua, 34, a New York City native and an assistant professor in the University of Texas at San Antonio's College of Sciences. One of the smallest known supermassive ...

Space Talk w/ Bradley – Your August 2022 Night Sky Guide

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:36
(WVNS) — Stormtracker59 Meteorologist Bradley Wells is back with another look at the upcoming celestial events that will delight our region all month long. With the month of August upon us, those of us in the two Virginia's will be treated to one of ...

Australia's Newest Supercomputer Details Supernova Remnant

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:21
Dr Pascal Elahi, Pawsey's supercomputing applications specialist, said deploying this first phase of Setonix has increased the computing power of the Pawsey Centre by 45 per cent. “Processing data from ASKAP's astronomy surveys is a ...

Senator who helped save Hubble donates space telescope collection

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:17
A politician who helped save the Hubble Space Telescope has now donated the souvenirs she saved from the space program to the institute that operates the astronomical observatory. Retired Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Maryland), who served longer than any ...

UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning for parts of UK

Health News BBC - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:16
The Met Office says temperatures will be below July's record highs - but this heatwave will last longer.

Celebrate NASA's Artemis 1 mission by sharing your 'moon snaps'

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 17:31
NASA is looking for some shows of lunar enthusiasm in the leadup to the launch of its epic Artemis 1 mission. Advertisement. Skip advert. The agency is asking people to share their "moon snaps" to celebrate Artemis 1, which is scheduled to launch on an ...

Senator who helped save Hubble donates space telescope collection

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 17:05
A politician who helped save the Hubble Space Telescope has now donated the souvenirs she saved from the space program to the institute that operates the astronomical observatory. Retired Senator Barbara Mikulski, who served longer than any woman in ...

NASA scientists need your help finding clouds on Mars

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 16:02
Clouds on Mars are wispy due to the thin atmosphere. And algorithms have trouble identifying them. That is why NASA is asking for help from people online. The project is called Cloudspotting on Mars. And one of its leaders is NASA's scientist Armin ...

ULA launches US Space Force's last SBIRS missile warning satellite

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:46
The departure at dawn of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral Thursday sent aloft the U.S. military's last Space Based Infrared System missile warning satellite, a $1.2 billion mission billed by the Space Force as a stepping ...

Olivia Newton-John's cancer-research legacy

Health News BBC - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:42
The singer and actress spent years raising money to fund cancer research.

See James Webb Space Telescope's incredible reach into the universe (video)

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:15
A new video released by the James Webb Space Telescope collaboration shows an epic zoom-in through stars and other objects to land upon a spectacular galaxy called the Cartwheel Galaxy. Webb's infrared investigations ...

SpaceX rolls out Falcon 9 rocket as Starship work continues at pad 39A

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:04
SpaceX continues to launch Falcon 9 rockets from Launch Complex 39A in Florida as construction work advances on the nearby tower for the company's next-generation Starship rocket. Overnight Tuesday, SpaceX rolled another Falcon 9 to pad 39A for liftoff ...

Don't miss the last supermoon of the year — the Sturgeon moon — on Thursday

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 14:57
"Perseids are one of the most plentiful showers (50-100 meteors seen per hour)," according to NASA, and the bright moon could lessen their visibility.

Meet Qikiqtania, a fossil fish who stayed in the water while others ventured onto land

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 14:50
These animals were early tetrapods, a lineage that would radiate to include many thousands of species including amphibians, birds, lizards and mammals. Human beings are descendants of those early tetrapods, and we share the legacy of their water-to-land ...

How the Physics of Nothing Underlies Everything

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 14:42
Then a mere scientist pulled it off. Otto von Guericke invented a pump to suck the air from within a hollow copper sphere, establishing perhaps the first high-quality vacuum on Earth. In a theatrical demonstration ...

Optical Tweezing Resolves Pivotal Bottleneck in Quantum Computing

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 14:07
Ultrafast quantum computing that relies on lasers to manipulate cold atoms trapped with optical tweezers is expected to support a quantum computer architecture that breaks through the limitations of the superconducting and trapped-ion types currently in ...

Study finds nearly a millennium of cooling has been wiped out in the Gulf of Maine

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:36
New research finds that climate-warming trends over the last century have reversed 900 years of cooling in the Gulf of Maine. The study was led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, co-authored by the University of Maine and funded by the ...

You need to see Saturn at its closest and brightest this week

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:33
The planet will be in opposition, putting its rings and planet-sized moon Titan front and center. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute. Joseph ...

Perseids are the year's best meteor shower

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:06
Go outside tonight and look up. Chances are, you'll see a bunch of shooting stars! But what are shooting stars, actually? And why are they easier to see on some nights than others? “The technical term for a shooting star is a 'meteor,' ” says Carrie ...

Early JWST Survey Sheds New Light on the First Galaxies

Google Science Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:18
Among Trump's favorite images is this one, which he explains is a color mosaic of the CEERS field observed by JWST's Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam). The insets show detail of: 1. A nearby spiral galaxy. The resolution of the JWST imaging reveals many ...

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