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Remains of Jurassic sea predator found in Chile’s Atacama desert

Scientists have unearthed the remains of Jurassic sea predators resembling killer whales in the world’s driest desert in Chile. Pliosaurs were reptiles from about 160 million years ago with a more powerful bite than Tyrannosaurus rex, according to University of Chile researchers. The fossils are the second oldest record of this species in the Southern…

How intense and dangerous is cosmic radiation on the Moon?

Washington: The Chang`e-4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the Moon on 3 January 2019, with a German instrument for measuring space radiation on board. Since then, the Lunar Lander Neutron and Dosimetry (LND) instrument has been measuring temporally resolved cosmic radiation for the first time. Earlier devices could only record the…

China’s Chang’e-4 detects hazardous radiation levels on the Moon

Space radiation on the moon is two to three times higher than that on the International Space Station (ISS). This could be one of the biggest dangers for future moon explorers, the Chinese moon probe discovered.  A Chinese-German team reported on the radiation data collected by the moon lander – named Chang'e-4 for the Chinese…

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space (Video)

Posted By: Social News XYZ September 25, 2020 NASA astronaut Kate Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that she plans to cast her next vote from space more than 200 miles above Earth. (Sept. 25) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ You can license…

Birds sang a ‘sexier’ tune during San Francisco’s coronavirus lockdown, study finds

Joshua Bote, USA TODAY Published 11:51 a.m. ET Sept. 25, 2020 CLOSE While zoos and aquariums are closed due to the pandemic, animals are getting a close-up look at species they've never seen. USA TODAYA new study found that sparrows in San Francisco altered their birdsong to sound more appealing to mates after the COVID-19 pandemic…

Astronomers discover asteroid material on another asteroid.

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A New Mini-moon is about to Join Earth’s Orbit. It Could be a Booster Rocket from the 60s

A mini-moon is on track to enter Earth's orbit and come as close as 27,000 miles away.However, rather than some asteroid that will orbit around the Earth, it may actually just be some old space junk that made its way back to our planet. Dr. Paul Chodas, the director of NASA's Center for Near Earth…

Look up! Saturday night’s view of the moon will be the best of the month

International Observe the Moon Night 2020 is on Saturday, September 26. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This weekend will be the BEST time to view the lunar landscape, because the Moon will be half illuminated in its first quarter phase. Viewers will see a stunning landscape of lunar mountains and craters along the line between light and…

NASA Unveils Plan to Land First Woman on the Moon in 2024

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has unveiled a plan to land the first woman on the moon in 2024. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said the $28 billion plan aims to return humans to the lunar surface for the first time since 1972. “We’re going back to the moon for scientific discovery, economic…

Why the supermassive black hole M87* has a wobbly shadow

Last year, a team of scientists with the help of a global network of synchronized radio observatories, also called Event Horizon Telescope, revealed the first ever picture of a black hole Publish Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 03:22 PM IST New Delhi | Jagran Trending Desk: Last year, a team of scientists with the help…

In Devastating Loss, Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks To Second Lowest On Record Due To Rising Temperature

The Arctic sea ice or the floating ice cover of the Arctic Ocean has shrunk to the second lowest extent in four decades due to rising temperatures, scientists said on Monday, September 22.According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Arctic sea ice cover shrank to…

Bus-size asteroid to zoom by Earth today, ducking below satellites

An asteroid the size of a school bus is headed our way, but the space rock will zoom safely past Earth on Thursday morning. This image from video made available by Nasa's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies shows the path of asteroid 2020 SW as it safely passes Earth on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Photo:…

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Amniotic fluid stem cells may lead to better treatment for ischemic stroke -Medical.Net

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 7 2020 A study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine points the way to a possible new avenue of treatment for ischemic stroke. The study, led by Annamaria Cimini, Ph.D., of the University of L'Aquila, and Liborio Stuppia, M.D., of D'Annunzio University, Italy, reveals how the secretome of amniotic…

Stopped on UP highway, Rahul Gandhi, sister Priyanka set off on foot to meet Hathras family

Home / India News / Stopped on UP highway, Rahul Gandhi, sister Priyanka set off on foot to meet Hathras family Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi have set off on foot to meet the family of Hathras gangrape victim after the Uttar Pradesh Police stopped them at Yamuna Expressway, citing imposition of Section 144,…

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Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study

Home >Science >Health >Covid-19 infects majority of bad dreams, suggests study Picture for representation. (REUTERS) 2 min read . Updated: 01 Oct 2020, 11:58 AM IST ANI The study also offered some insights into the sleep patterns and stress levels of people during the pandemic lockdown Washington: In a paper published in Frontiers in Psychology,…
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