Nov. 27, 2019

87: Gamma Ray Bursts Reveal More of Their Secrets

87: Gamma Ray Bursts Reveal More of Their Secrets

The Astronomy and Space Science News Podcast

Stream podcast episodes on demand from (mobile friendly). 

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E87 

*Gamma Ray Bursts reveal more of their secrets

A violent explosion in a distant galaxy has broken the record for the brightest source of high-energy electro-magnetic radiation in the universe.

*Evidence of missing neutron star inside Supernova 1987A

Astronomers have finally uncovered evidence of the missing neutron star that has been hidden at the heart of Supernova 1987A for over 30 years.

*Blobs said to be evidence of life on Mars

As scientists continue their research to determine whether life has ever or could ever have existed on Mars – an Ohio University Professor claims his analysis of images from NASA rovers on the red planet’s surface shows evidence of Martian life.

*Starship failure

SpaceX’s new interplanetary experimental Starship has experienced a slight setback after spectacularly failing a tank pressurisation test.

*The Science Report

Atmospheric CO2 levels reach a new global peak of 407.8 parts per million in 2018.

Providing free HIV self-test kits to detect infections that would otherwise be missed.

New fossils of an ancient legged snake sheds light on the origin of the slithering reptiles.

The link between parents that smoked dope and kids who smoke, drink and do drugs.

The National Seniors Lobby group nominated for the Australian Skeptics bent spoon award.


For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit:

Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc

RSS feed: 

Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at 

Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: Thank you.

Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from Just visit or click on the banner link at


To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at 

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Support this show


See for privacy and opt-out information.

The Astronomy, Space, Technology & Science News Podcast.