Sept. 14, 2020

Biggest Black Hole Collision Ever Detected

Biggest Black Hole Collision Ever Detected

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 95
Biggest black hole collision ever detected


The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 95

*Biggest black hole collision ever detected

Scientists have observed the most massive black hole collision ever seen. The event appears to have originated from a point some seven billion light-years away – at a time when the universe was just half its present age – and making it one of the most distant gravitational wave sources ever detected.

*A new estimate for the age of Earth’s core

A new study suggests the Earth’s solid inner core is between one and 1.3 billion years old.

*China launches top-secret reusable spaceplane

China has launched a new top-secret reusable spaceplane for the Peoples Liberation Army. China's state-run Global Times news agency saying Beijing should have the capability to strike anywhere on Earth within half an hour.

*The Science Report

Russia’s controversial new Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine appears to be working.

Ice loss in Greenland and Antarctica in line with worst-case climate change predictions.

A new study warns that mobile apps are harvesting data on preschool children.

The new hand-held video game console allowing indefinite gameplay without batteries.

Why educational standards plummet in Australia and the United States despite billions being spent.


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