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Image reveals second interstellar object's comet-like tail - INSIDER

C/2019 Q4 is likely the first comet ever detected that came from another star system. Our clearest image of it shows its dust cloud and gas tail.

science - Business Insider
12:27pm PDT - September 16th, 2019

Blaming video games for school shootings may reflect racist beliefs, study says - Daily Mail

A study has found that we are more likely to blame a school shooting on video games if the perpetrator is white. This is because we see them as not fitting the racial stereotype of a violent person.

science - Daily Mail
10:34am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Nasa’s lunarcraft LRO will take images of Vikram lander today - Times of India

India News: With the help of its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), the US space agency Nasa will try to take images of Vikram lander on Tuesday. The US lunar cr

science - The Times of India
9:43am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Astronomers discover most massive neutron star ever recorded - The Independent

The body is twice the mass of our sun and just 15 miles in diameter, making it the densest object in the universe except for black holes

science - Independent
8:40am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Thieves steal disabled toddler's medical kit while family at hospital - Metro.co.uk

Emily Anderson, 3, has now been deemed 'at risk' after a pump that ensures food gets into her stomach was stolen.

science - Metro
8:12am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Scientists have spotted the 'most massive neutron' star EVER - Daily Mail

It is known as a neutron star, the compressed remnants of a once supermassive star which exploded in a supernova. and was discovered by the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia.

science - Daily Mail
8:00am PDT - September 16th, 2019

Klimakrise: Gemeinsam gegen den Golem - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Zum ersten Mal hat die Menschheit einen gemeinsamen Feind. Und wir alle tragen eine Mitschuld, dass die Klimakrise bisher nicht entschlossen bekämpft wurde. Diese Woche wird weltweit zeigen, dass sich das nun ändert.

science - Spiegel Online
11:20pm PDT - September 15th, 2019

Please get your digital affairs in order - TechCrunch

I really wish I hadn’t had cause to write this piece, but it recently came to my attention, in an especially unfortunate way, that death in the modern era can have a complex and difficult technical aftermath. You should make a will, of course. Of course you s…

science - TechCrunch
1:15pm PDT - September 15th, 2019

Fossil discovery of pterosaur, Cryodrakon boreas, that flew above North America 75 million years ago - Daily Mail

Researchers unearthed the partial Game of Thrones-like skeleton in Dinosaur Provincial Park in southern Alberta, Canada. They realised its muscular shape made it unique.

science - Daily Mail
9:16am PDT - September 15th, 2019

‘Frozen Dragon of the North’: New species of flying creature the size of small plane identified in Canada - The Independent

Imagine a ‘giant flying murder head’ about 3.5 times the length of its body, expert says

science - Independent
8:37am PDT - September 15th, 2019

After an asteroid, volcano, or nuke, mushrooms could save humanity - Business Insider

Human survivors of an apocalyptic catastrophe could start a new food system with mushrooms. The other food options might not be as appetizing.

science - Business Insider
6:36am PDT - September 15th, 2019

Foal Moon: Horses 'kiss' under stunning rare 'micro moon' as photos reveal stunning phenomenon - Daily Mail

Wildlife photographer Andrew Fusek Peters captured the golden harvest moon hanging above a family of horses on the Long Mynd, Shropshire, last night.

science - Daily Mail
5:43am PDT - September 15th, 2019

Astronauts train for future missions to the Moon and Mars in spectacular underground cave - Mirror Online

Astronauts will experience isolation, confinement, minimal privacy and technical challenges

science - Mirror
12:00am PDT - September 15th, 2019

Gareth Thomas reveals he's living with HIV and says diagnosis left him suicidal - Mirror Online

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Wales rugby legend and Celebrity Big Brother star Gareth Thomas says he's kept diagnosis secret for years

science - Mirror
1:15pm PDT - September 14th, 2019

MIT scientists create the blackest black that has ever blacked - Mashable

It's made of carbon nanotubes.

science - Mashable
12:34pm PDT - September 14th, 2019

Don't cry over the moon, there are other worlds to conquer - Times of India

Come on, everyone… Chandrayaan-2 is a huge achievement! HUGE! I fail to understand all the hand-wringing and rona-dhona about the last minute glitch which saw a billion Indian hearts stop momentarily as lander Vikram went...

science - The Times of India
11:50am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Bengaluru, we have a problem - The Hindu

India may not have arrived on the moon, yet. But the orbiter gliding 100 km above continues to bear the Chandrayaan 2 torch.

science - The Hindu
11:32am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Stark new Saturn images give a detailed look at the ringed planet - Mashable

Arguably one of the best planets.

science - Mashable
7:38am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: Spying on Jupiter - WIRED

The spacecraft Juno made it through a very hostile environment to send back images of this enormous, telegenic, enshrouded planet.

science - Wired
7:00am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Gemma Collins blames car crash on the full moon after reversing into a plant pot - Mirror Online

Following her accident Gemma also mistakenly claimed that the next full moon wouldn't be for another 50 years

science - Mirror
6:18am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Incredible pictures show Harvest moon rising across the UK - Metro.co.uk

Pictures taken across the country showed the Harvest moon in all its glory.

science - Metro
4:16am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners revealed - including photo of dog beneath Milky Way - Mirror.co.uk

The winners for the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 competition have been revealed

science - Mirror
4:00am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Black is the new black: Scientists create darkest-ever material by accident (PHOTO) - RT

Scientists have stumbled across the blackest material ever seen, which absorbs 99.995 percent of light and makes the previously known blackest black pale in comparison.

science - RT
2:53am PDT - September 14th, 2019

This Is the Blackest Black Ever Created - VICE

MIT scientists have produced a material that is 10 times darker than anything else made by humans.

science - Vice News
1:54am PDT - September 14th, 2019

Huge space hotel promises fake gravity and 'supersized basketball' - NBC News

The Gateway Foundation plans to erect a space hotel called Von Braun Station, after the Nazi scientist who became the chief architect of NASA's Apollo program.

science - NBC News
1:30am PDT - September 14th, 2019

RT @Kadriilham: #Talent has always been Solvay's top priority. The commitment we have towards the greater good is visible through our schol…

Rozitaz (@Rozitaz1)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @estibarra: Art and Science to Create Amazing Ads That Sell https://t.co/Af1EmLmRpt

Esteban Ibarra (@estibarra)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Tamil Nadu student to visit NASA on Winning Go4Guru's Space Science Contest https://t.co/XIaxqclgQ7

Punjab Tribune (@punjabtribune)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

[VIDEO] The Science of Star Trek-Where No Man Has Gone Before and Phasers https://t.co/ql11d7bXWa | by @tfoxlaw

International Law (@LawAnalysis)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: Determination of sulbactam in raw bovine milk by isotope dilution-ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

crazy crazy crazy. how bad the accusation is. what it points to dictatorship, being in control of scientific activities in the country and thus creating what may become main stream science. so after that u do it on ur own and create ur own business and institutions to make ur /1

Nahome Alemayehu (@NahomeAlemayehu)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @NatureNews: Sign up for Nature Briefing to get an essential round-up of science news, opinion and analysis, free in your inbox every we…

Mike Danson (@mike_danson)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: Study of the minor fraction of virgin olive oil by a multi-class GC–MS approach: Comprehensive quantitative characteri…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Kortskalle (@SaraHLahtinen)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: An integrated metabolomics strategy to reveal dose-effect relationship and therapeutic mechanisms of different efficac…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Focus on Native Bees, Not Honey Bees https://t.co/vak9fOMens

Andrew Tirrell (@tirrella)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Does optimism lead to improved health? https://t.co/frTGmeSe2z

Pamela Cheung (@ellaextra)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @CorpMosby: Wow. I’m finally finished. After going through @AndrewYang climate change plan. Man I feel like I just graduated with a doct…

Johnt73 (@Johnt731)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Open Access UCL Research: Homoeopathic families, Hindu nation and the legislating state: making of a vernacular science, Bengal 1866-1941 https://t.co/rev7mQazzM

UCL Discovery (@ucl_discovery)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @shamsa83137298: Starting my Micro Masters journey of Data science on Edx. #UCSDpython4DS. @DrILKAY1

dystopian mentalist (@JustBeMentalist)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @makermelaIndia: Did you know? Science day in Switzerland is dedicated to the former Indian President, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Upon his arr…

Vineet d thakkar (@Vineetdthakkar1)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @jonykipnis: Change will come not when PIs stop submitting to Cell/Nature/Science but when exceptional post-docs who happen not to have…

Wenlong Yang (@WenlongYang84)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: DRILL Interface Makes Ion Soft Landing Broadly Accessible for Energy Science and Applications #BatteriesSupercaps htt…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @HarvardBiz: Universities should overhaul their degree requirements in order to make a security course standard for all students studyin…

Brad Harkavy (@Harkador)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @kosmoknj: y’all pick one it’s for science

cait (@kosmoknj)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @99freemind: Why isn't @Buzzfeed telling people that the science many of these people are engaged in is TWISTED, transhumanist or eugeni…

Davidoff1010 (@Davidoff1010)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @LukeGromen: The apparently goal-seeked, corporate “scientific research” on opioids is yet another example of why public faith in corpor…

C.S. Connaughton (@TheSuperbubble)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Evaluation committees that hold implicit biases against women in science promote fewer women than men to elite research positions—but only if they don’t explicitly believe that gender bias exists, researchers reported in Nature Human Behavior. https://t.co/fnNMRo5Q2b

Dan Epstein (@epstein_dan)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019
#TuesdayThoughts Many people are still under the delusion that neo-classical economics are a science & that the assertions made by such economists are actual theories.  This is completely false.  To understand the reality of this, let's take a look behind the wizard’s curtain… https://t.co/qco1SoDldo

#TuesdayThoughts Many people are still under the delusion that neo-classical economics are a science & that the assertions made by such economists are actual theories. This is completely false. To understand the reality of this, let's take a look behind the wizard’s curtain… https://t.co/qco1SoDldo

Anthony (@Ciotti001)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @SciKathryn: Please RT: I'm putting together a comprehensive list of science-linked stories (will share freely when done). Please could…

Julianne Britton (@juliannebritton)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Janni Feminist Educator Aragon (@janniaragon)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Hal in London (@ldnhal)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @mpfix1: Calling all #FirstGen #1stGen political science and law profs. I just created a new twitter account @1stGenScholars to promote…

Hightower CCR (@HightowerCcr)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @kaz_yos: Parameter estimation using aggregate data - ScienceDirect https://t.co/HDiX1rJSkU

WillPer (@wilpertwitt)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @naturensw: The NSW Govt has a moral obligation and international responsibility to keep this incredible ecosystem alive. Drought is a f…

PJR III (@DoctorPJR)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Diana (@man_lotto)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019
#RT @FitnessHacks101: The Science and Smarts Behind Hypertrophy (and Getting Ripped) https://t.co/Qvy6vlad9b https://t.co/RBGOcxC3dR

#RT @FitnessHacks101: The Science and Smarts Behind Hypertrophy (and Getting Ripped) https://t.co/Qvy6vlad9b https://t.co/RBGOcxC3dR

CrossFit Kelevra (@CrossfitKelevra)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Amanda Brunet (@MajorGeekGirl1)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Who Is Christopher? (@whoischristophr)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

While the rest of us "fight inequality" by bitching about Trump on Twitter, my colleague @amyhsin is undoubtedly going to face a deluge of harassment for very serious, brave, science-based proposals that seriously engage inequality here in NYC. Please support her, colleagues. https://t.co/BEYh2TZCZ2

Joseph N. Cohen (@jncohen)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Tradesman52 (@Tradesman521)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Senior Clinical Project Manager , London, https://t.co/3tjzMeYPdI #job #jobs #hiring #PharmaceuticalJobs https://t.co/AregaEpUJl

Pop Science (@popscience1)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Kris_Sacrebleu: Congrats #maga on electing the singularly most stupid man imaginable as POTUS, denies science, denies #ClimateChange —…

Terry Stewart (@TD_Stewart)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @HunterDK: NYT columnist Bret Stephens says he is not a bedbug. I say the science is still unclear.

(@amazingprizzini)
6:14am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JOYNEWSONTV: The 2019 edition of the Springboard Teenpreneurship program has kicked off in Accra, with a focus on building skills of te…

Andani Bawa Yakubu (@abybest11)
6:14am PDT - August 27th, 2019