Sept. 25, 2020

Solar Cycle 25 Formally Underway

Solar Cycle 25 Formally Underway

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 100
Solar cycle 25 formally underway

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 100

*Solar cycle 25 formally underway

Scientists have determined that our local star has now formally moved into a new solar cycle which is expected to peak with a new Solar Maximum in 2025.

*Asteroid Bennu ejecting particles into space

When NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, mission scientists knew that their spacecraft was orbiting something strange.

*Sentinel 6A getting ready for launch

Records show that, on average, global sea levels have risen by 3.2 millimetres per year between 1993 and 2018 due to global warming.

*Another Space Station near miss

The International Space Station’s has been acting more like a dodgem car in recent weeks undertaking several Debris Avoidance Manoeuvres to keep clear of orbiting space junk.

*The Science Report

Arctic wildfires pump a record 244 megatonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere.

New evidence that being an unpopular teen affects your heart health in later life.

Kids who live at high altitudes are born shorter and grow more slowly.

A new study shows seagulls look to see what you’re looking at.

Skeptics guide to the Mandela effect.


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