June 29, 2020

Ancient Milky Way Eruption Still Shines Bright

Ancient Milky Way Eruption Still Shines Bright

The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 65

The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 65

*Ancient eruption at the heart of the Milky Way still shines bright millions of years later

About 3.5 million years ago, the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy unleashed an enormous burst of energy, lighting up the surrounding space.


*OSIRIS-Rex asteroid sample collection set for October 20

NASA has set October 20 as the date when the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft will manoeuvre down to the rugged boulder strewn surface of the asteroid Bennu and attempt to collect a sample of the ancient space rock for return to Earth.


*Annular solar eclipse sweeps across Africa and Asia

People across parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific have been treated to a spectacular annular solar eclipse timed to coincide with the June solstice.


*China launches more spy satellites

China is continuing its push to launch a massive fleet of spy satellites designed to provide continuous coverage of the Earth’s surface. The latest flight takes Beijing’s current constellation of Earth observation satellites to over 90. 


*The Science Report

COVID-19 contagion suggests it may spread like a seasonal respiratory disease.

Climate change making wet seasons wetter and dry seasons even drier.

New clues about why astronauts suffer head congestion during spaceflight.

Growing concerns as more people go for homemade pet foods. 

Can a psychic help you get through these difficult COVID-19 times.


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