May 20, 2020

New Plan to Intercept Interstellar Visitors

New Plan to Intercept Interstellar Visitors

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 48

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 48


*New plan to intercept interstellar visitors

NASA has provided some seed funding for an idea to develop a fleet of prepositioned spacecraft to study interstellar asteroids and comets before they zoom out of the solar system.


*New evidence for watery plumes erupting on Europa

New computer simulations based on data from NASA’s 1990s vintage Galileo spacecraft are providing more evidence that the Jovian ice moon Europa erupts plumes of water deep into space from its massive subsurface ocean.


*Perseverance Rover placed in launch configuration for its flight to Mars

NASA scientists and engineers have placed the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover into its final launch configuration in preparation for its ride to the red planet.


*The Science Report

Why men are suffering worse outcomes from infection with COVID-19 than women.

How to correctly disinfect your face mask.

New study to examine how speed affect the metabolism of other drugs.

The U.S. Space Force has acquired its first offensive weapon.

Skeptics look at the latest Covid-19 conspiracy theories.


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