Daily News update on – Science


March 31, 2022

NEWS

Space.com

Steve Love is a physicist and remote sensing instrumentation scientist in the Space and Remote Sensing group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. This effort was made possible through an award from NASA’s Earth Science Technology Office’s In-Space …

Facebook Twitter

Space.com

NASA and SpaceX are pushing the Crew-4 mission back one day because of a jam-packed launch schedule, officials announced today (March 31). The upcoming SpaceX Crew-4 mission is set to fly a crew of three NASA astronauts and one European Space Agency …

Facebook Twitter

Space.com

And, as NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller confirmed to Space.com, the name is, in fact, inspired by Tolkien’s fantasy writing. This star “has the wonderful name of Earendel, and that’s actually …

Facebook Twitter

The Weather Channel

Pluto’s image taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft on July 13, 2015, at a distance of 476,000 miles (768,000 kilometres) from the planet. (NASA/APL/SwRI). Advertisement. Pluto has always intrigued astronomers. Whether it’s a planet or not is now a …

Facebook Twitter

The Weather Channel

Ever since humanity began peering into space, astronomers have dreamt of unlocking the deepest mysteries and gazing at the farthest celestial bodies in our universe. Now, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has helped us get closer to the latter aspiration, …

Facebook Twitter

Scientific American

A fundamental characteristic of the field of genomics is aspiring to be comprehensive. After all, genomics is the study of all of an organism’s DNA: its genome. Scientists in the Telomere-to-Telomere (T2T) consortium have now reported the first truly …

Facebook Twitter

The New York Times

To track how brain sizes fluctuated, a team of paleontologists used CT scans to peer inside fossilized skulls recently unearthed in New Mexico and Colorado. “Paleocene mammals are so weird,” Ornella Bertrand, a …

Facebook Twitter

WIRED

Now nicknamed Earendel after the old English for “morning star,” it would have remained unknown if not for a series of remarkable coincidences that allowed it to be spotted by the Hubble space telescope, and become the most distant star ever seen from …

Facebook Twitter

USA TODAY

The star is over 50 times bigger and millions of times brighter than the sun. Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope say they have found the most distant star ever recorded, a giant celestial body that …

Facebook Twitter

Science News

An international team of researchers, including Eichler, used new DNA sequencing technology to untangle repetitive stretches of DNA that were redacted from an earlier version of the genome, widely used as a reference for guiding biomedical research.

Facebook Twitter