May 24, 2019

40: Shrinking Moon Causing Moonquakes

40: Shrinking Moon Causing Moonquakes

Astronomers say moonquakes are being generated as the Moon continues to cool and contract.


SpaceTime 20190524 Series 22 Episode 40

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*The incredibly shrinking Moon causing Moonquakes

Astronomers say moonquakes are being generated as the Moon continues to cool and contract.

*A new way to form volcanoes

Scientists have discovered a new way to form volcanoes. Geoscientists have discovered the first direct evidence that material from deep within Earth's mantle transition zone - a layer rich in water, crystals and melted rock - can percolate to the surface to form volcanoes.

*Central Australian meteor

A meteor has lit up the night skies of the Australian outback with witnesses reporting a flash of light briefly turning night into day.

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*The Science Report

Scientists create living colonies of E. coli bacteria using DNA constructed by humans, not nature.

Dudes continuing to use steroids despite warnings about the potentially life-limiting side effects.

Australia’s Cocos Islands are littered with an estimated 414 million pieces of plastic debris.

Half of the Internet’s most popular websites are at risk of malicious activity.

Parents aged between 22 to 37 year old were the more likely to be on their phones while driving.

Credibility of Southern Cross University in question after introducing naturopathy course..

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