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NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk postponed due to debris risk - CNN

A spacewalk is back on the schedule for two astronauts Thursday after NASA initially postponed it due to concerns about the potential risk of debris. NASA postponed the spacewalk, originally scheduled for Tuesday, after receiving a space debris warning for th…

science - CNN
3:43am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Astronomers find Earth’s closest supermassive black holes – and they are merging into a ‘monster’ - The Independent

The black holes are 89 million light-years from our planet, more than three times closer than the next closest pair

science - Independent
3:03am PST - December 2nd, 2021

The brightest comet of the year, Leonard, is approaching Earth. Here's how to see it. - USA TODAY

A comet that hasn't been near Earth in over 70,000 years can be seen now all the way until Christmas. Here's how to see it before it's gone forever.

science - USA Today
2:02am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Scientists make huge breakthrough to give AI mathematical capabilities never seen before - The Independent

Artificial intelligence has been given new capabilities never seen before, computer scientists have claimed.

science - Independent
12:24am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Scientists find strange new dinosaur in Chile with a tail that looks like a battle axe - The Independent

The new species has a tail unlike any other creatures that lived at that time

science - Independent
9:59pm PST - December 1st, 2021

Supermassive black holes closest to Earth ever found set to collide, scientists say - ABC News

Astronomers have discovered a pair of supermassive black holes that are the closest to Earth ever observed – and they're on a collision course with each other.

science - ABC News (AU)
4:49pm PST - December 1st, 2021

This amazing new physics theory made me believe time travel is possible - TNW

If Cher could turn back time she'd take back those words that hurt you. If we could turn back time you'd read this article twice.

science - The Next Web
3:20pm PST - December 1st, 2021

Missiles, ex-lovers, and mystery holes: Inside the weird scandal rocking US-Russian cooperation in space - The Independent

Why the annexation of Crimea, Elon Musk, and a 2 mm hole in a Russian spaceship are causing friction between the US and Vladimir Putin

science - Independent
1:47pm PST - December 1st, 2021

Newly identified armoured dinosaur Stegouros elengassen had tail like Aztec weapon, scientists say - ABC News

The Stegouros elengassen is a four-legged creature which lived in what is now South America's southernmost tip during the Cretaceous Period.

science - ABC News (AU)
11:05am PST - December 1st, 2021

This Drone Uses Piercing Talons to Perch—or Snatch Things - WIRED

What do you get when you slap 3D-printed raptor legs on a quadcopter? A robot that can land like a falcon to keep an eye on the forest.

science - Wired
11:00am PST - December 1st, 2021

Private space travel pioneers explain why space exploration is about more than putting people into orbit - Fortune

Space tourism is just the beginning of what will be possible when humans can access space more easily.

science - Fortune
10:30am PST - December 1st, 2021

Living Robots Called Xenobots Can Now Reproduce, Scientists Say - IGN Africa

Let’s just agree not to plug them into Skynet, okay?

science - IGN
10:28am PST - December 1st, 2021

Living Robots Called Xenobots Can Now Reproduce, Scientists Say - IGN SOUTH EAST ASIA

Let’s just agree not to plug them into Skynet, okay?

science - IGN
10:00am PST - December 1st, 2021

Living Robots Called Xenobots Can Now Reproduce, Scientists Say - IGN - IGN

Scientists have discovered that xenobots, a form of biological-organism created from frog stem cells, can now self-replicate.

science - IGN
9:36am PST - December 1st, 2021

Space junk forces astronauts to delay spacewalk to replace antenna - NBC News

NASA called off a spacewalk Tuesday because of menacing space junk that could puncture an astronaut’s suit or damage the International Space Station.

science - NBC News
9:10pm PST - November 30th, 2021

NASA postpones astronauts' spacewalk due to possible space-junk danger - Business Insider

Space junk orbiting Earth at dangerously high speeds keeps forcing the International Space Station to swerve. Russia just made a new field of debris.

science - Business Insider
3:06pm PST - November 30th, 2021

These living robots made of frog cells can now reproduce, study says - The Washington Post

The « xenobots » could already move around, display collective behavior and heal themselves. Research released Monday suggests that the cell clumps can also be engineered to sustain themselves for at least five generations.

science - The Washington Post
2:56pm PST - November 30th, 2021

Nasa says ‘concerning’ asteroid as big as a football field will break into Earth’s orbit in days - NEWS.com.au

Nasa has warned that a giant asteroid bigger than the Eiffel Tower will break into Earth’s orbit in just over a week.

science - News.com.au
2:27pm PST - November 30th, 2021

Solar wind may have made water all over the Solar System - Ars Technica

A cubic meter of asteroid dust may have as much as 20 liters of water.

science - Ars Technica
2:25pm PST - November 30th, 2021

200,000-year-old remains of close relative to modern humans found in Siberian cave - USA TODAY

Scientists have found 200,000 year old remains of a close relative to the modern human known as the Denisovans.

science - USA Today
1:05pm PST - November 30th, 2021

Russia may press criminal charges in 2018 ISS pressure leak incident - Engadget

Per an RIA Novosti article spotted by Ars Technica, the country's Roscosmos space agency recently completed its probe of the event and sent the results to Russian law enforcement officials, opening the door for them to announce criminal charges..

science - Engadget
9:43am PST - November 30th, 2021

Think Climate Change Is Messy? Wait Until Geoengineering - WIRED

Someone's bound to hack the atmosphere to cool the planet. So we urgently need more research on the consequences, says climate scientist Kate Ricke.

science - Wired
5:00am PST - November 30th, 2021

Photos from the Great Barrier Reef show corals unleashing a colorful storm of eggs and sperm - Yahoo News

Warming ocean waters have hurt Australia's coral populations, but a local scientist says seeing them spawn gives him hope the coral reefs can recover.

science - Business Insider
1:56pm PST - November 29th, 2021

Football field-sized asteroid to approach Earth on Monday night, one of several in the coming weeks - USA TODAY

The asteroid 1994 WR12, which is 30 feet bigger than a football field, will be 3.8 million miles away from Earth on Monday night.

science - USA Today
1:00pm PST - November 29th, 2021

Water on Earth might have come from the Sun, study says - The Independent

Water on Earth might have come from the Sun, according to a new study.

science - Independent
8:40am PST - November 29th, 2021

RT @RichardDawkins: Kathleen Stock is wonderfully sensible. If her arguments seem laboured, it’s because she’s daily surrounded by obscuran…

MrsKrabapple (@MrsKrabapple)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @Glazgow: It's December, which can only mean one thing... The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope! #JWST December's Topical Scien…

Stuart Macdonald (@stuart_seric)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @MrTopNews1: @MJFadeAway5 @MONTANAof300 I would hate to be that person. I ran with the science, oh I've taken every vaccine required als…

MrTopNews (@MrTopNews1)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

After earning a three-year $243,000 National Science Foundation grant and about $100,000 in university funding, SDSU’s Function Genomics Core Facility will analyze molecular interaction with new state-of-the-art equipment. https://t.co/LhOrhvyf1j

SDStateNaturalSciences (@ScienceLoveSDSU)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @OccupyDemocrats: BREAKING: Speaker Pelosi rips into Republicans for considering a government shutdown over vaccine mandates, asks how t…

Don the con Is A Dumb Ass (@Howard230)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @Paleojim: This is not the only battle ax dino out there..... https://t.co/LW3aAt07Yl

transientday (@transientday)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @GVDBossche: Science Updates during pandemic times #1 https://t.co/N9a2MAxnlo

Rosa Marzullo (@niftyrosa1)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Idea for a set of short Science Fiction stories: take a list of common SF tropes and just invert them.

ChristmasRebuttal (@ToryRebuttal)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT AnjaHoffmann: RT @data_nerd: Scientists claim big advance in using DNA to store data - #BigData Things that make you go hmmmmm --> https://t.co/RVzKnmplNx

Tomas Hernandez (@tomherdez)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @Terra_Lunatics: Today's @loop_finance news featuring @glowyield @AtomSpheres @Terragnomes @ApolloDAO @angelprotocol and @LunaBulls sub…

Bruce Oxner (@BastianHaas2)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @B52Malmet: Dr. Oz is running as a Republican for a Senate seat to represent Pennsylvania. He has no political skill and his science is…

YouOnlyHaveOneSoul (@AbleToMeditate)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Oh, and Nilanjana? Draw another ‘Science’ with a heart around it please. Put that next to the new equation. Thank you, Nils.

carlos the bot (@thescientistbot)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Ask anyone you know that says "trust the science" and "get the jab" if they trusted the covid shots when they were being developed under President Donald Trump. If they say anything other than "Yes", congratulations, you now know a delusional lunatic.

Brandon Orselli (@brandonorselli)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Very glad to see that Geraldine Dawson, former science officer for Autism Speaks, now at Duke University, is no longer flogging the word "epidemic" in the news to describe this process of better recognition of the true prevalence of #autism. That word did tremendous harm. https://t.co/lckdITn7wb

Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021
“We have been trained as consumers to think in terms of a straight line whereby we buy something, use it & throw it away. #Fungi can inform thinking about fashion....

“We have been trained as consumers to think in terms of a straight line whereby we buy something, use it & throw it away. #Fungi can inform thinking about fashion...." @MerlinSheldrake on mushroom leather as solution to #fastfashion https://t.co/mVL0dGHSxZ #ClimateAction https://t.co/hOjPszk6Xy

Stable Planet Alliance (@StablePlanetAll)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @Justice62467857: We Love our Photon In Double Slit SSR He Seems to be an Actor But Actually Multitalented And Master of every subjec…

Mani (@manipenny31)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021
Isaac Gonzalez's one piece of advice to students looking at a career in data science: Learn Alteryx as soon as possible. Check out Isaac's story of how he utilized automated analytics to save time and energy:
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Isaac Gonzalez's one piece of advice to students looking at a career in data science: Learn Alteryx as soon as possible. Check out Isaac's story of how he utilized automated analytics to save time and energy: https://t.co/Vhz77QVVme #AlteryxSparkED https://t.co/5ehRECji3b

Alteryx (@alteryx)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @clarewonders: CITY OF GHOSTS x GHOST SQUAD but demons In a world that doesn't know magic is real, being a witch is already hard. But…

Marianne Robin-Tani (@RobinTani)
11:25am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @BoiseBrooke: Calling all ladies! Let’s harness our collective voice & send a message! All women belong in their chosen careers, Science…

DaisySirius (@ReaderCatMe)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @DrJBhattacharya: The admitted use of behavioral science techniques to panic and control the public by the UK government is a legitimate…

NWOntariomatters (@NwOmatters)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021
Get great deals on 20 DIY, STEM, and Science gift ideas for a limited time during this pre-Black Friday sale https://t.co/PN027emYxo https://t.co/LelHjQeY27

Get great deals on 20 DIY, STEM, and Science gift ideas for a limited time during this pre-Black Friday sale https://t.co/PN027emYxo https://t.co/LelHjQeY27

Mateo Gómez Luque (@mateogomezlu)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @TomiLahren: Apparently Lord Fauci- who declares himself to be SCIENCE itself- seems to feel those hundreds of thousands and now over 2…

Fla1981clc (@fla1981clc)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

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10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @ProfessorAmand1: Get quality grades with the help of #math pay #Statistics #Coursework #Accounting #Essay pay #Homework due #Essay du…

Flawless Amanda (@ProfessorAmand1)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @TomiLahren: Apparently Lord Fauci- who declares himself to be SCIENCE itself- seems to feel those hundreds of thousands and now over 2…

kenzie45230 (@kenzie45230)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @TheBabylonBee: Fauci Dons Funny Hat, Declares Himself To Be Pope Of Science https://t.co/x37C5PGApY

thomascarapezza (@thomascarapezza)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @GVDBossche: Science Updates during pandemic times #1 https://t.co/N9a2MAxnlo

אלאדין (@BCResearch604)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @Gordonflylab: Now officially published! See thread below for preprint summary, then check out final version for fun new additions like…

UBC Zoology (@ZoologyUBC)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @KingOfTheFurbs: @skuandich @plant_boy2 @TruestOfScum @dogboypudi @KingGhid0rahh And if they do it's very, very rare. I remember I used…

(@skuandich)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @CoVaRR_Net: Understanding what constitutes a truly collaborative research with #Indigenous scholars & communities is essential to #deco

Faculty of Native Studies (@UANativeStudies)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @NathanMackBrown: I just got a COVID booster because the science and public health officials said the time had come. Retweet if you are…

Tom Jonell (@TomJonell)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021
RT @ProfNichols: @ChrisJacksonSC Trust science: https://t.co/yCXw4Mi3LC

RT @ProfNichols: @ChrisJacksonSC Trust science: https://t.co/yCXw4Mi3LC

Willard Wonkard (@_AfricanPilgrim)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @jacqwy: “Science is no more than an investigation of a miracle we can never explain, and art is an interpretation of that miracle.” -…

Jacqueline (@jacqwy)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021

CA Supreme Court Upholds $87M Award in #Glyphosate Lawsuit https://t.co/AxT279oLGn Not clear how many times Monsanto needs to lose till it stops making frivolous appeals. Verdict based on solid science/unanimous law. Stop using the appeals to deny paying this family its judgement

GMWatch (@GMWatch)
10:51am PST - December 2nd, 2021
RT @Reuters: First two cases of Omicron variant case found in mainland France https://t.co/As9alce03L https://t.co/xe7nsuAnny

RT @Reuters: First two cases of Omicron variant case found in mainland France https://t.co/As9alce03L https://t.co/xe7nsuAnny

ng`ang`a njoroge (@ng_ang_a94)
10:13am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @mchykerda: Hey @UCPCaucus, your backbenchers that no one knows are sure doing their best to lake of fire y'all. #abpoli, meet Garth.…

YEG MATT (@ExteriorsLayton)
10:13am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @Alec_Zeck: Where is the scientific evidence justifying the need to vaccinate the entire planet? We’re “following the science”, right? W…

Who Are the Unknowns? (@Here4thekids)
10:13am PST - December 2nd, 2021

Before we invest $115 billion more in science and tech innovation, @susteinability suggests we look to Horizon 2020—Europe's colossal R&D investment—and how it succeeded and failed in infusing public values into the R&D enterprise.https://t.co/hAK9ZPSx34

Issues in Science and Technology (@ISSUESinST)
10:13am PST - December 2nd, 2021

RT @reidhoffman: Want to be the 604th person I follow on Twitter? Or the 761st person @aplusk follows? While also supporting @codeorg's…

Charlie Lee (@SatoshiLite)
10:13am PST - December 2nd, 2021