June 8, 2020

Confirmation of a Second Planet Orbiting Proxima Centauri

Confirmation of a Second Planet Orbiting Proxima Centauri

The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 56


The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 56

*Confirmation of a second planet orbiting Proxima Centauri

Astronomers have confirmed a second exo-planet orbiting around the nearest star to the Earth other than the Sun.

 

*Discovering the universe’s missing matter

Astronomers using mysterious explosions in the distant cosmos known as Fast Radio Bursts have solved a decades old riddle about the universe’s missing matter.

 

*New type of matter inside neutron stars

A new study suggests neutron stars may contain an exotic substance known as quark matter.

 

*China ramps up its 2020 launch schedule

China is maintaining its busy launch schedule with another pair of observation satellites flown into orbit aboard Beijing’s Long March 2D workhorse.

 

*The Science Report

Half of all people who contract the COVID-19 Corona virus show no symptoms of the illness.

More than 500 vertebrate species now on the brink of extinction.

What could be the earliest known land animal?

A bit of good news for the follically challenged.

Using science to change the minds of people who don’t trust science.

 

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