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The Sun As You've Never Seen It Before

June 1, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 59 *The Sun as you've never seen it before Powerful flares, breathtaking views across the solar poles, and a curious solar "hedgehog" are among the treasure-trove of spectacular images and data …

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Has An Ancient Doorway Been Found On Mars – Well No!

May 30, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 58 *Has an ancient doorway been found on Mars – well no! NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has taken an image of what looks like a doorway leading into a secret alien temple hidden in a cliff face on …

Guest: Tim Mendham

Do Black Holes Flip Their Poles?

May 20, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 57 *Do black holes flip their poles? Astronomers have just witnessed a rare and enigmatic event which may be the first evidence of a supermassive black hole flipping its poles and reversing pola…

The Biggest Marsquake Ever Recorded

May 18, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 56 *The biggest Marsquake ever recorded Astronomers have detected the largest marsquake ever recorded on the red planet. *Psyche miss…

First Image Of The Milky Way’s Central Black Hole

May 16, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 55 *First image of the Milky Way’s central black hole Astronomers have unveiled the first ever direct image of Sagittarius A* the supe…

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Scientists Want To Probe Uranus

May 13, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 54 *Scientists want to probe Uranus Astronomers are recommending a new mission to explore the ice giant Uranus. The push comes thanks to a planetary alignment which would allow a spacecraft to …

Why The Moon's Near And Far Sides Look So Different

May 11, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 53 *Why the Moon’s near and far sides look so different A new study supports earlier claims that the dichotomy between the lunar near and far side was caused by a colossal ancient impact billion…

A New Type Of Stellar Explosion

May 9, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 52 *A new type of stellar explosion Astronomers have discovered a new kind of stellar explosion that could be commonplace in the unive…

Solar Storm Triggers Radio Blackouts

April 29, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 51 *Solar storm triggers radio blackouts in Australia A severe X1.1 class solar flare erupting from the surface of the Sun has caused strong shortwave radio blackouts across Australia, the Weste…

Earths Seafloor Spreading Slowing Down

April 27, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 50 *Seafloor spreading slowing down A new study claims that sea floor spreading of the Earth’s tectonic plates along the planet’s mid …

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Why Venus Rotates So Slowly And In The Wrong Direction

April 25, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 49 *Why Venus rotates so slowly and in the wrong direction A new study suggests the planet Venus is gravitationally tidally locked to …

Guest: Tim Mendham

Mars Perseverance Rover Sets New Record

April 22, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 48 *Mars Perseverance Rover sets a new record on the red planet NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover is continuing to set new records on the…

Discovery Of A Missing Link In The Origins Of Supermassive Black Holes

April 20, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 47 *Discovery of a missing link in the origins of supermassive black holes Astronomers have identified a rapidly growing black hole in…

The Largest Comet Ever Seen

April 18, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 46 *The largest comet ever seen NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the largest comet ever seen – a 130 kilometre wide monste…

Russia To End Co-operation On International Space Station

April 15, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 45 *Russia to end co-operation on International Space Station The Russian Federal space agency Roscosmos is briefing Moscow on its pla…

Solar Orbiter’s Closest Approach To The Surface Of The Sun

April 13, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 44 *Solar Orbiter’s closest approach to the surface of the Sun The joint ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter spacecraft has undertaken its closest …

The Farthest and Earliest Galaxy Ever Seen

April 11, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 43 *The farthest and earliest galaxy ever seen Hot on the heels of last week’s announcement of the most distant star ever seen – astro…

Artemis 1 Undergoes A Full Launch Dress Rehearsal

April 8, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 42 *Artemis 1 undergoes a full launch dress rehearsal Two weeks after rolling out onto Space Launch complex 39B from the historic Vehi…

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Ice, Ice, Ice, Baby

April 6, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 41 *What created Pluto’s giant ice volcanos A new study suggests that the giant cryovolcanoes seen across the surface of the distant f…

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The Most Distant Star Ever Seen; Discovery of a New Inner Milky Way Galactic Ring;

April 4, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 40 *The most distant star ever seen Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have set a new record for the most distant star ev…

Guest: Tim Mendham
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New Properties Discovered In Hybrid Matter-Antimatter Helium

April 1, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 39 *New properties discovered in hybrid matter -- antimatter helium Physicists have found that a hybrid matter -- antimatter helium at…

Strange Happenings Aboard The International Space Station

March 30, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 38 *Strange happenings aboard the International Space Station Three Russian Cosmonauts have surprized the world emerging from their newly arrived capsule aboard the International Space Station w…

Gaia Mission Finds Parts Of The Milky Way Much Older Than Expected

March 28, 2022

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 37 *Gaia mission finds parts of the Milky Way much older than expected Using data from ESA's Gaia mission, astronomers have shown that…

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Solar Orbiter About To Make Its Closest Approach To The Sun

March 25, 2022

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 36 *Solar Orbiter about to make its closest approach to the Sun The joint ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter spacecraft has now passed the orbit of Mercury – the nearest planet to the Sun and will shortly m…

Guest: Tim Mendham