Feb. 7, 2020

NASA Working to try and Save Voyager 2

NASA Working to try and Save Voyager 2

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 12
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 12 

*NASA working to try and save Voyager 2

Mission Managers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California are trying to restore systems after all five of Voyager 2’s science instruments suddenly stopped working.


*Solar Orbiter ready to launch on a mission to the Sun

It’s all systems go for this month’s launch of the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter mission to the Sun.



*The most detailed high resolution images ever taken of the Sun’s surface

Astronomers have released the most detailed high resolution images ever taken of the photosphere – the visible surface of the Sun.


*New study on alien invasion

Science fiction writers often portray alien invasions attacking Earth and humanity. Well there is a strongly held hypothesis known as panspermia which suggests that microbes could be transported from one world to another as hitchhikers inside asteroids, comets and meteors.


*Another 60 Starlink satellites launched

SpaceX has launched its fourth batch of 60 Starlink satellites.



*The Science Report

Fermented soy products, like miso and natto, linked to a lower mortality rate.

Kids rice snacks found to have arsenic at levels above safety guidelines.

Study warns that sunscreen chemicals are being absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream.

The new cell phone that sweats to keep cool.

Scientists have released the Kraken – or at least its genetic code.

Woo entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow’s new series promoting pseudoscientific products on Netflix.


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