Sept. 6, 2021

A New Type of Gravitational Wave?

A New Type of Gravitational Wave?

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 100

*Possible detection of a new type of gravitational wave

Scientists using a ground-breaking new high frequency gravitational wave detector have made two possible detections which are sparking a lot of excitement.

*A break discovered in one of the Milky Way’s spiral arms

Astronomers have discovered what appears to be a break in one of the Milky Way galaxy’s majestic spiral arms.

*The fastest asteroid ever seen

Astronomers have discovered the fastest asteroid ever seen. The kilometre wide space rock named 2021 PH27 – takes just 113 days to complete each orbit of the Sun.

*Martian snow is dusty

A new study has confirmed that Martian snow is very dusty. The findings reported in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets looked at the grain size of the dust in the red planet’s snow cover.

*The Science Report

Scientists have reported a potential new COVID-19 variant.

A new study claims people can change their sexual orientation after finding it’s really on a spectrum.

Two new species of dinosaurs discovered in the Appalachian mountains.

People are swearing less now than what they used to back in the 1990s.

Skeptic's guide to the Dunning–Kruger effect

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