May 28, 2021

Perseverance - The Science Begins

Perseverance - The Science Begins

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 60


*Perseverance starts conducting science on Mars

NASA’s newest Mars rover has started its science mission searching for signs of past microbial life and studying the geology of the ancient lake bed of Jezero crater.

*New theory on How Mars got its moons

Scientists have come up with another new hypothesis to try to explain how Mars got its two moons Phobos and Deimos.

*First near miss for Starlink and Oneweb

OneWeb and Starlink have had their first close call with spacecraft from the two companies missing each other by just 57 metres.

*Vega returns to flight status

The European Space agency has successfully launched its first Vega rocket since last November’s multimillion dollar launch failure.

*The Science Report

Bipolar disorder found to have genetic links to schizophrenia and major depression.

New study finds 31% of dogs and 40% of cats tested positive to COVID-19.

A new species of ceratopsid or horned dinosaur has been identified in New Mexico.

Scientists sequence the genomes of two thousand year old Judean Date Palms.

Skeptic's guide to the growing anti science movement.

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