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Submarines Could Explore Largest Sea on Saturn's Moon Titan; Can You Guess How Deep Kraken Mare Is?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 06:33
Now, an exploration into Titan's largest sea, Kraken Mare, reveals that it is around 1,000 feet deep at its maximum depth. The recent result made it a prime target for submarine explorations. Voyager ...

Humans could be living in a 'floating asteroid belt colony' in 15 years' time, scientist says

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 06:26
Dwarf planet Ceres is located in the main asteroid belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, as illustrated in this artist's conception. Photo / Nasa. NZ Herald. An astrophysicist has claimed that humans could be living in a mega-colony in space in as little as ...

Starwatch: follow the moon to the Winter Hexagon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 06:01
The moon will guide you to a fun asterism this week called the Winter Hexagon. Asterisms are patterns made by connecting stars, whereas constellations are the areas of the sky that contain the asterisms. Not all asterisms belong to a single constellation, ...

Unique Fungi Helps Plants Fight Off Aphids With Strengthened Immunity

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 05:46
But recently, researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark demonstrated that unique fungi that strengthen the immune system of wheat and bean plants to fend off aphids. News 18 reported that the fungi enter the plant and influence the plant's ...

Experts Discovered a Weird, Hot Jupiter As It Passed Through A Star

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 05:40
By studying our solar system, astronomers have obtained an understanding of how planets developed. But they assumed the giant planets were supposed to rest on a solid core that was relatively massive. Is this conclusion now brought into doubt by the ...

China's First-Ever Solar Probe Mission set to 'Touch the Sun' in 2022

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 05:14
China is planning its first ever solar probe coded Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) scheduled to launch next year. The solar mission will be the country's first ever mission to "touch" the sun, where it will be performing a 24-hour continuous ...

Will China 's Space Programme Launch First Mission to Sun in 2022?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 04:34
China is getting ready to launch next year's first solar flight. The mission, Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S), is expected for lift-off in the first half of 2022. On Thursday, Xinhua state news agency said it would "conduct 24-hour continuous ...

New US Law Protects Human Artifacts on the Moon

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 03:50
Newly passed U.S. law protects vital human artifacts such as Neil Armstrong's bootprint, Apollo landers, and other human artifacts left on the moon. Apollo 11 Lunar Lander - 5927 NASA. (Photo : Neil Armstrong / Wikimedia Commons) Buzz Aldrin removing ...

Why Do Astronauts Leave This One Place in The ISS Filthy?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 03:47
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) need to always maintain the cleanliness inside the spacecraft to avoid contamination because living in space is hazardous. Everything should be squeaky clean that is why astronauts have their ...

Pesticide Is The Reason Bees Are Not Getting Adequate Sleep

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 03:47
According to a Southern Living report, in recent research, European researchers "gave bumblebees nectar sugar laced with neonicotinoids, one of the most typically used pesticides," and then followed their scavenging movements. The ...

NASA's Roman Space Telescope Rivals Hubble with 100 Times MORE Ultra-Deep Field Imaging Capabilities!

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 02:54
The new telescope has all the nooks and crannies that NASA needs for deeper space captures research, as it features better imaging compared to the present tech utilized. "Out with the old, in with ...

The team finds “pregnant with Taubaté” from space, a rare system with six stars – Messenger Sideral

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 02:37
While studying data from NASA's Tess satellite, a group of astronomers almost fell backwards by identifying a rare six-fold star system. It's practically the astronomical equivalent of the famous (and infamous) pregnant Taubaté, who pretended to be expecting ...

'Hot Jupiter': Strange 'Cloudless' Giant Gas Exoplanent Discovered As it Passed through a Star, Thanks to WASP

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 02:04
A Hot Jupiter Exoplanet that resembled the Gas Giant of the Solar System was discovered by astronomers and have called it WASP 62-b, featuring amazing details, including a full orbit of only four days for its year. The exoplanet is almost 600 light-years away ...

"Super-hard" metals forged in new nanoparticle manufacturing process

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 02:00
Researchers at Brown University have developed a new way to make super-hard metals. The team made nanoparticle “building blocks” that could be fused together under moderate pressure, thanks to a chemical treatment. A material's hardness specifically ...

Moon rock from 1972 adorns US President Joe Biden's Oval Office

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 01:30
Cernan and Schmitt, together with command module pilot Ron Evans, returned the sample, and others like it, to Earth on Dec. 19, 1972 (lunar sample 76015 was collected 6 days earlier on Dec. 13, 1972).

Could a homegrown coronavirus strain be partly to blame for California's surge?

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 01:24
Instead, they found a new branch of the virus' family tree — one whose sudden rise and distinctive mutations have made it a prime suspect in California's vicious holiday surge. As they pored over genetic sequencing ...

Care home worker thought cancer misdiagnosis was a 'cruel joke'

Health News BBC - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 00:38
Janice Johnston had 18 months of needless chemotherapy, causing her numerous physical problems.

SpaceX Falcon 9 boosts record 143 satellites into orbit on "rideshare" mission

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 00:38
"No universally accepted 'rules of the road' exist for the safety of space operations, much less a regulatory regime for active risk management and collision avoidance," NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel wrote in its recently released 2020 annual report.

Andy Ostmeyer: American burying beetle fight goes into next round

Google Science Feeds - Mon, 01/25/2021 - 00:02
The beetle is famous for a couple of reasons: In 1989, it was one of the first insects added to the federal endangered species list, and the decadelong effort to restore it to virgin prairies in Southwest Missouri marked the first reintroduction of an endangered ...

Astronomers Spot Sea At Least 1000-Feet Deep on Saturn's Moon Titan

Google Science Feeds - Sun, 01/24/2021 - 23:49
Even though NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its mission to Saturn just over three years ago, scientists and astronomers are still sifting through the mounds of data the craft was able to transmit prior to its fatal descent into the Saturnian atmosphere.

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