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Disclaimer:I am an Amateur when it comes to Science. I post these to peak people's interest. I try to find credible sources as best I can. I share these because it peaks my Interest and I hope it stirs yours too. I am not in Real Life a Scientist nor do I think what I find is everything. I just try to share enough so if interested you, yourself can find out more.

Here is some Cool Science News I saw around the Web. I hope to do this from time to time. It is one of the ways I like to share with everyone. I format it by putting in a bit of the Article then a link to the source so you can read more.Some are recent some are earlier in the year or before.So Here is the news:

Giant, active galaxies from the early universe may have finally been found
Astronomers may finally have laid eyes on a population of enormous but elusive galaxies in the early universe.

These hefty, star-forming galaxies are shrouded in dust, which hid them from previous searches that used starlight. Now observations of radiation emitted by that interstellar dust have revealed dozens of massive, active galaxies from when the universe was younger than 2 billion years
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/gia ... been-found

Resurrected detector will hunt for some of the strangest particles in the universe

BATAVIA, ILLINOIS—After 4 days Lazarus rose from the grave, but physicists here at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) are resurrecting a massive particle detector by lowering it into a tomblike pit and embalming it with a chilly fluid. In August 2018, workers eased two gleaming silver tanks bigger than shipping containers, the two halves of the detector, into a concrete-lined hole. Hauled from Europe 2 years ago, ICARUS—an outdated acronym for Imaging Cosmic And Rare Underground Signals—will soon start a second life seeking perhaps the strangest particles physicists have dreamed up, oddballs called sterile neutrinos.
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08 ... s-universe

This shark glows using a process previously unknown to science
For a shy shark that spends most its time resting on the sea floor (see video above), the chain catshark certainly wears a flashy outfit. Both it and the swell shark are the only sharks known to give off a green glow when exposed to light. Now, researchers have tracked down the source of this fluorescence—and it’s nothing like they’ve seen before.
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08 ... wn-science

The ancient Egyptian yeasts being used to bake modern bread
The yeast microbes had been asleep for more than 5,000 years, buried deep in the pores of Egyptian ceramics, by the time Seamus Blackley came along and used them to bake a loaf of bread.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49262255

The Perseid Meteor Shower Is Here, And Might Foretell Humanity's Extinction
The Perseids are very special among meteor showers for a number of reasons: they're fast, they're bright, and they're extremely reliable. Year after year, even when there's a full Moon present, the Perseids often put on a show unsurpassed by any other shower. Yet they're also a reminder of the impending doom that's headed our way: our eventual collision with an orbit-crossing comet or asteroid. If the body that created the Perseids ever collides with Earth, it will be a worse catastrophe than the extinction of the dinosaurs. Here's the story everyone should know.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswith ... 0cce117a68

This Is Why Two Higgs Bosons Don't Have The Same Mass As One Another
One of the most puzzling aspects of quantum physics is how thoroughly it defies our intuition. If you take any stable quantum particle, like an electron, you'll find that it shares a certain set of properties in common with all the particles that are like it. Every electron, for example, has:

the same mass, of 511 keV/c2,
the same electric charge, of -1.6 × 10-19 C,
the same quantum spin, of ±ℏ/2,
And the Science Quote this time around is:
Science and technology are the keys to both our longevity and our demise. Our entire existence on this planet is a double-edged sword.-Rhys Darby

Read more at https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/science

So that is some of the Science I saw this week and found interesting. Feel Free to add to this and Comment if you like and this isn't just a thing for me to do. Anybody can make a post like this, I like them to because I don't always see every article that is out there and it is great to learn new things.

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Commander Lenneir "Monkey" DeCuir
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Disclaimer:I am an Amateur when it comes to Science. I post these to peak people's interest. I try to find credible sources as best I can. I share these because it peaks my Interest and I hope it stirs yours too. I am not in Real Life a Scientist nor do I think what I find is everything. I just try to share enough so if interested you, yourself can find out more.
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