Feb. 5, 2020

Growing Evidence for a Second Planet Around Proxima Centauri

Growing Evidence for a Second Planet Around Proxima Centauri

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 11


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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 11

 

*Growing evidence for a second planet around Proxima Centauri.

Astronomers are finding growing signs of a possible second planet orbiting Proxima Centauri.

 

*Discovery of the oldest dated asteroid impact crater

Outback Western Australia’s Yarrabubba crater has set a new date record for the Earth’s oldest discovered asteroid impact structure.

 

*Could Saturn’s moon Enceladus be habitable

Analysis of a plume of gases and frozen sea spray ejected into space from the Saturnian ice moon Enceladus suggests its interior is far more complex than previously thought.

 

*CHEOPS science instrument activated

The European Space Agency has activated the primary science instrument aboard their Characterising Exoplanet Satellite – CHEOPS to begin the mission's in-orbit commissioning phase.

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*The Science Report

Australian scientists recreate the 2019-nCoV coronavirus in the laboratory.

102 genes found to be associated with risk for autism.

Scientists date the kingdom Fungi to at least 800 million years ago.

Discovery of a new species of the deadly meat-eating dinosaur Allosaurus.

How to make the perfect espresso.

 

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