Oct. 6, 2021

Cosmic Impact That Destroyed a City

Cosmic Impact That Destroyed a City

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 113

*Cosmic impact that destroyed a city

A new study claims the ancient bronze age Jordan Valley city of Tall el-Hammam was destroyed by an asteroid impact. In the same way that the biblical story of Noah’s flood could have originated in accounts of the ancient Mediterranean Sea’s inundation of the Black Sea -- was this the basis for the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah?

*TESS finds its smallest planet yet

NASA's TESS -- Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has discovered its smallest world so far – a planet between the sizes of Mars and Earth.

*NASA’s new mission to monitor the Earth

NASA has successfully launched the latest Landsat 9 environmental Earth observation satellite designed to monitor changes on the Earth’s surface.

*The Science Report

Fruit and veggies may be the key to preventing your child becoming a grumpy teen.

Palaeontologists discover the earliest known Ankylosaur.

Archaeologists unearth a vast second temple period quarry in Jerusalem.

Alex on Tech looks at Europe’s decision to standardize the USB-C.

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