April 1, 2020

Quasar Tsunamis Rip Across Galaxies

Quasar Tsunamis Rip Across Galaxies

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 27

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 27

*Quasar Tsunamis rip across galaxies

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered massive tsunami-like energy outflows from distant quasars tearing across interstellar space and wreaking havoc on the galaxies in which they originate.


*The Mars Curiosity rover’s climb up the red planet’s Mount Sharp

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover is preparing for the next stage in its accent of Gale Crater’s Mount Sharp.



*NASA gets the Mars Insight Lander’s drill to start working again

Well, after spending almost a year trying to get the drill aboard NASA’s Mars Insight Lander to work – mission managers may have fixed the problem – the old-fashioned way – by giving it a good bash with a shovel.


*New Australia rocket engine test-fired

Valiant Space has successfully test-fired its new locally developed liquid-fueled rocket engine.


*Long March-3B launches new BeiDou-3 satellite

China has successfully launched another BeiDou-3 navigation satellite into geostationary orbit.


*Soyuz launches GLONASS-M navigation satellite

Russia has launched a new Glonass-M navigation satellite.


*The Science Report

New study shows 95% of COVID-19 deaths could have been avoided.

A 5th Wuhan doctor arrested by Beijing after trying to warn the world about COVID-19 has died.

A sudden loss of smell could be the first sign that you’ve been infected with COVID-19.

East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated 5 kilometres in the past 22 years.

Boys hitting puberty at an early age are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes as adults.


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