April 28, 2021

Why Russia Is Quitting the International Space Station

Why Russia Is Quitting the International Space Station

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S24E47 Show Notes

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

*Russia quits the International Space Station

Russia will withdraw from the International Space Station in 2025. The announcement by the head of its space programme comes in the wake of new space agreements between Russia and China and simmering tensions between Moscow and the west.

*Unwrapping a supermassive black hole

Astronomers have simultaneously focused 19 of the world’s most powerful telescopes on the M87 supermassive black hole to directly observe the monster at a range of different wavelengths.

*ESA’s Galileo satellite navigation system

More than two billion smartphones, with users worldwide are now making use of Europe's Galileo global satellite navigation system.  The ten billion Euro project went live in 2016.

*Final unmanned flight for New Shephard

Blue Origin has carried out what may be the final unmanned test flight of its New Shepard launch system.

*The Science Report

Women taking probiotics, omega-3, and multivitamins testing positive for COVID-19 less frequently.

A new explanation for Melbourne’s 2016 thunderstorm asthma outbreak.

A new way to determine when a volcano is about to erupt.

New study shows that if you really want to viral on twitter -- go negative.

Claims Huawei has a back door to eavesdrop on some Dutch cell phone users.

Alex on Tech reports on Google misleading the public again.

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