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New NASA Project To Turn Moon Crater Into Giant Space Telescope

Google Science Feeds - 3 hours 35 min ago
NASA is looking to support a project that aims to convert a massive crater on the Moon into a radio telescope. According to scientists, a lunar telescope will be able to detect wavelengths and frequencies that can't be measured from Earth. The project is known ...

Belgian prof's coronavirus study causes stir with call to keep 13 to 65 feet away from walkers, runners, cyclists

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 7 min ago
As spring continues to descend and cooped-up Oregonians head into the sunshine, a Belgian professor has released his findings that many walkers, runners and cyclists might not be keeping enough distance from others to prevent the spread of the new ...

Australian Scientists Discover Massive Deep Sea Predator That Looks Like Silly String

Google Science Feeds - 5 hours 36 min ago
On March 16, 2020, researchers aboard the Schmidt Ocean Institute's ship Falkor stumbled upon a beautiful *giant* Apolemia, a type of siphonophore, in the Indian Ocean off western Australia. The scientists are not sure of the exact length of the silly ...

Coronavirus: Sick children hospital treatment 'hit' during pandemic - leaked email

Health News BBC - 6 hours 3 min ago
Children with illnesses unrelated to Covid-19 could be coming to harm, NHS official's leaked email says.

NASA Glenn's enhanced virtual tour offers much to fill your days for weeks to come

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 30 min ago
CLEVELAND, Ohio — On March 27, NASA Glenn launched “NASA at Home.” A virtual look at NASA's discoveries and research exploration from across the universe, around the world and in your backyard. Though the virtual tours are not new, they've been ...

Coronavirus: Can we 3D-print our way out of the PPE shortage?

Health News BBC - 7 hours 33 min ago
The 3D printer community is creating kit for healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cities struggling to boost urban tree cover

Google Science Feeds - 7 hours 42 min ago
Many cities around the globe are struggling to reconcile ambitious environmental targets with development pressures, a study has suggested. Scientists in Melbourne recorded a net gain in street tree cover but a net loss in parks and private land.

Infectious disease expert offers insight on 'stay at home' order, COVID-19 trends in Triad

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 23:53
Infectious disease specialist Dr. Christopher Ohl, of Wake Forest Baptist Health, offered insight Thursday morning into the Triad's response to the COVID-19 outbreak and where experts expect how the novel coronavirus will trend. "Sheltering in place is ...

Coronavirus anxiety? You're not alone, and here's how to cope

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 23:39
The coronavirus pandemic has sent waves of anxiety crashing through our lives. We worry about our loved ones. We worry about food. We worry about money. We worry about that tightness in our chest, wondering if it's just stress or something more serious.

A starry night in the Pillars of Creation

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 23:06
Located about 7,000 light-years away in the Eagle Nebula (M16), the so-called Pillars of Creation is one of the many wonders of the cosmos. There's almost something humbling about seeing photos of it, no matter what wavelength of light is used. The Hubble ...

25 awesome images of the pink supermoon to take your mind off the pandemic

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 23:00
Natalie Colarossi. Apr 10, 2020, 7:21 AM. facebook · twitter · reddit · linkedin · WhatsApp/span>. Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance via Getty ImagesA couple is walking hand-held up Kronsberg when the moon rises on the horizon as a supermoon. On April ...

Traces of coronavirus found in Massachusetts wastewater

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 22:50
According to a new study, coronavirus has been detected in Massachusetts wastewater at higher than expected levels, suggesting that there are many more undiagnosed patients than before. Researchers from the biotechnology start-up Biobot Analytics took ...

Bleeding Edge Review - Teamfight Free-For-All

Game Spot Reviews - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 22:28

There's no easing into making a competitive game in 2020. Already inundated with games like Overwatch, Rainbow Six Siege, the battle royales, the MOBAs, and the auto chesses, players have plenty of choices, so if you want to present an alternative, it had better be ready for prime time. Bleeding Edge, the new third-person competitive brawler from DmC developer Ninja Theory, doesn't feel like it's there yet. There's plenty of potential: Its four-on-four scrums blend the mashy feeling of an old school beat-em-up with the tactical considerations of MOBAs and hero shooters, setting it apart from anything you're going to find in popular competitive scenes. However, it suffers from "early days" growing pains that may push players away, rather than draw them in.

Bleeding Edge is a self-described competitive multiplayer "brawler," but what does that actually mean? Depending on your point of reference, you could call it a "boots on the ground-style MOBA" or a "third-person hero shooter." It's an action game where two teams of four fight within the narrative framework of competing in one of two team sports--a King of the Hill-style "Objective Control" scenario and "Power Collection," a resource-hoarding mode where players need to break energy canisters and return their contents to designated points at specific times. Though the two variants have their quirks, both boil down to dynamic point control. Whether you're delivering energy or protecting your "hills," you need to defend a position. If you're trying to block your enemy from scoring in either mode, you need to take a position.

Both of these things require all four players to work as a team. Though some fighters are better suited for one-on-one combat than others, moving and fighting as a squad is mandatory because the team with larger numbers almost always wins, regardless of skill. Inevitably, each match becomes a series of teamfights for control of an area. In the moment, these battles can feel a bit mashy and sloppy as you rapidly jam on the attack button, but there's a good deal of strategy involved around creating favorable matchups, combining skills to maximize damage dealt and minimize damage taken, and positioning yourself to avoid wide-reaching crowd control attacks. On top of that, all of the levels present some kind of environmental hazard around one or more of the key points on the map, which can throw a wrench in the gears of the most pivotal moments in a match.

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Can't Find a Quiet Spot for Your Giant Radio Telescope? Try the Moon.

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 22:26
NASA has funded research into an ambitious and strange lunar project. A proposal to build a radio telescope inside a lunar crater on the far side of the moon (8) was submitted to the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program by a researcher at ...

25 awesome images of the pink supermoon to take your mind off the pandemic

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 22:23
April's supermoon was the biggest and brightest of the year, dazzling the globe as a welcome distraction during the coronavirus pandemic. The term "supermoon" was coined by an astrologer in 1979, and references the moment when the moon reaches its ...

Slipstream: Can You Get COVID-19 by Walking Behind Someone?

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 22:19
Americans are living under new social distancing requirements that did not exist in everyday life before the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. And according to new research that has been conducted by universities in the Netherlands and Belgium ...

Qualifying Child Care can get emergency funds now

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 22:12
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The group Early Matters Chattanooga is moving to put money in the hands of local child care providers who are facing a financial crisis. They have grants ranging from $3000-$8000 based on the size of your operation.

Coronavirus: UK claps for its carers

Health News BBC - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 21:57
People around the UK did a round of applause for all of the people working on the NHS front line.

Coronavirus traces found in Massachusetts wastewater

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 21:54
Coronavirus was detected in Massachusetts sewage at higher amounts than expected, suggesting there are lots of additional undiagnosed sufferers than beforehand known, in accordance to a new research. Researchers from biotech startup Biobot Analytics ...

Next SpaceX Starlink launch set for next week from Kennedy Space Center

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 04/09/2020 - 21:41
Despite the U.S. Space Force recently postponing the national security launch of a GPS satellite due to coronavirus concerns, the 45th Space Wing will support the upcoming SpaceX Starlink launch on April 16. “We believe that we can continue to do the ...

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