May 12, 2021

Determining the Age of Earth’s Continental Crust

Determining the Age of Earth’s Continental Crust

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 53

*Determining the age of Earth’s Continental Crust

A new study claims Earth’s continental crust first emerged some 3.7 billion years ago.

*More funding to build the world’s biggest telescope

The Australian Government has provided another $387 million dollars in support funding for the Square kilometre array project to build the world’s largest radio telescope.

*A new Interstellar mission on the drawing board

NASA is looking at a major new mission explore interstellar space beyond the solar system by actually going there rather than just looking at it from near Earth space.

*A successful flight test for SpaceX Starship

SpaceX has performed a successful high altitude test flight of its latest Starship prototype in Texas.

*The Science Report

A new study warns that the Antarctic ice-sheets melting will lift sea levels higher than previously thought.

Chinese government hackers hit defence, aerospace and financial sector computer systems.

Australia to purchase additional Abrams battle tanks and Chinook helicopters.

New device converts body heat into electrical energy.

Alex on Tech: new report shows the past decade saw the most rapid technology change in history.

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