About 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of Progresso, Mexico, five small islands stand amidst the largest coral structure in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
@NASA_Astronauts “As far as you can see over the horizon. #Moonrising” #AstroButch
NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive successfully lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:22 a.m. EST Saturday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earth’s soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change.
Scientists have discovered that it is possible to monitor icebergs by listening to their acoustics. Icebergs are formed when large pieces of ice break… —> Read More Here
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Scientists have discovered a bacterium that can produce hydrogen, an element that one day could lessen the world’s dependence on oil. —> Read More Here
You probably think you have to multitask to accomplish everything on your to-do list and still have a few precious minutes to unwind at the end of the day. But research suggests you’re probably not as good at doing things at once as you might think.
In fact, your brain can’t consciously focus on more than one thing at a time, according to a new video created by Amit Sood, M.D., professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic and the author of The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living.
When you think you’re multitasking, your brain is actually rapidly toggling between tasks, and because “each toggle depletes energy,” multitasking can actually drain you, leading to fewer accomplishments rather than more.
Watch the video above for three tips about when to multitask and how to do it right. —> Read More Here
Agency scrambles to implement two Congressional initiatives —> Read More Here
A play based on interviews with former NFL players, their families and fans digs deep: What’s so fun about a sport that devastates bodies and brains? And what if it can’t be made safer?