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Night-glowing clouds crept south this summer

1 hour ago   |   Science News for Students

Night-glowing clouds crept south this summer : This summer, scientists have reported seeing a surprising number of night-shining clouds in the Northern Hemisphere. High in the...
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The Methuselah tree and the secrets of Earth's oldest organisms

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The 5,000-year-old bristlecone pine in California is a vivid example of how resourceful and resilient life can be As old-timers go, the Methuselah tree in California's White...
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Nasa moon mission asks US universities to develop technology

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Fund will offer up to $2m to rapidly find ways of locating water or building power systems Nasa has asked American universities to propose new technologies that will help the...
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Expert reaction to systematic review and meta-analysis of studies looking at the association between lithium in drinking water and suicide rates

5 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in British Journal of Psychiatry, reviewed studies looking at the association between lithium in drinking water and suicide rates. Professor Keith Hawton...
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The real science behind SETI's hunt for intelligent aliens

The real science behind SETI's hunt for intelligent aliens

8 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge In 1993, a team of scientists published a paper in the scientific journal Nature that announced the detection of a planet harboring life. Using instruments on the...
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Hubble snapshot of Saturn shows ‘lord of the rings' in all its summertime glory

Hubble snapshot of Saturn shows ‘lord of the rings' in all its summertime glory

9 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Every time Earth catches up and passes Saturn, putting the two planets at their closest - at opposition - as they circle the Sun, astronomers use the Hubble Space Telescope to...
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Sunlight can produce energy and clean water at the same time

10 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Sunlight can produce energy and clean water at the same time : Engineers have constructed a device that not only generates electricity from the sun, but also distills...
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Mosquitoes evolved to suck human blood when they couldn't find water

10 days ago   |   New Scientist

Mosquitoes that carry Zika and dengue may have developed their taste for our blood as a way to cope with long dry seasons, since human activity often creates standing water
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Expert reaction to paper looking at weather and COVID-19

11 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A paper, published in Environmental and Resource Economics *, has looked at the possibility of links between the weather and the spread of COVID-19. Prof Ian Jones, Professor...
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Scientists stumbled across the first known manganese-fueled bacteria

11 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Scientists stumbled across the first known manganese-fueled bacteria : Scientists have discovered the first bacteria known to use the metal manganese to grow. And the...
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SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon reenters Earth

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon has returned to Earth after over two months in orbit, with an astronaut sharing an incredible photo of what reentry to Earth looks like. Read more ...

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SPACEX'S and NASA will soon have completed the biggest join mission to date. Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now? Read more ...

SpaceX return UK time: What time will Crew Dragon splashdown in UK?

SpaceX return UK time: What time will Crew Dragon splashdown in UK?

SPACEX returns to Earth today - but what time will the Crew Dragon splashdown in the UK? Read more ...

Coronavirus bombshell: European farm outbreaks may prove humans catch virus...

Coronavirus bombshell: European farm outbreaks may prove humans catch virus from animals

SCIENTISTS are currently investigating the possibility of whether or not animals can pass on the coronavirus to humans. Read more ...

Save the Date

Save the Date

This remote stakeholder meeting will include a series of presentations to describe the work to develop and validate the GDQS, a new metric of diet quality appropriate for use... Read more ...

Astra readies small satellite launcher for test flight from Alaska

Astra readies small satellite launcher for test flight from Alaska

Astra's Rocket 3.1 stands on its launch mount at the Pacific Spaceport Complex on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Credit: Astra / John Kraus After completing a countdown dress... Read more ...

SpaceX splashdown location: Will Crew Dragon landing be affected by...

SpaceX splashdown location: Will Crew Dragon landing be affected by Hurricane Isaias?

THE SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule will splashdown on Sunday after a two-month mission into space, but will Tropical Storm Isaias affect the landing? Read more ...

Hurley, Behnken heading home on final leg of Crew Dragon test flight

Hurley, Behnken heading home on final leg of Crew Dragon test flight

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken undocked from the International Space Station Saturday aboard their Crew Dragon capsule “Endeavour,” heading for a parachute-assisted... Read more ...

SpaceX BOMBSHELL: NASA astronauts to make history in rare ocean splashdown...

SpaceX BOMBSHELL: NASA astronauts to make history in rare ocean splashdown landing

TWO AMERICAN astronauts left the International Space Station and are preparing to make history as they return to Earth later today. Read more ...

Crew Dragon astronauts pack up for return to Earth

Crew Dragon astronauts pack up for return to Earth

Russian cosmonaut Ivan Vagner tweeted this photo Saturday of Crew Dragon astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken placing their mission patch on the space station docking port... Read more ...