March 10, 2021

Space Hurricane

Space Hurricane

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 25
*Astronomers discover a space hurricane for the first time
Astronomers have discovered what they’re calling a space hurricane high up in the Earth...


The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 25

*Astronomers discover a space hurricane for the first time

Astronomers have discovered what they’re calling a space hurricane high up in the Earth’s upper atmosphere.

*Space Machines Company signs its first customer

Space Machines Company has secured a contract for its new Optimus 1 orbital transfer unit.

*SpaceX’s spectacular starship explosion after a successful flight test

The SpaceX SN10 Starship prototype test article has exploded in a spectacular orange fireball less than ten minutes after completing a successful test flight from its South Texas facility.

*Rocket Lab’s Electron to get a big brother – the Neutron rocket

Rocket Lab has unveiled plans for a new bigger rocket that could be flying by 2024.

*The Science Report

Johnson and Johnson’s new single-dose COIVID-19 vaccine.

Scientists are warning that the gulf stream is now the weakest it’s been in a thousand years.

Archaeologists at Pompeii have discovered an intact ceremonial chariot at an illegal dig site near Naples.

Too much coffee linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Skeptic's guide to misinformation on cancer cures

 

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 26

*Neutron star found in famous supernova

Astronomers believe they may have confirmed the existence of a neutron star produced by supernova 1987A

*The mystery of the Martian moons

A new study claims the two Martian moons Phobos and Demos were created through a titanic collision in orbit around the red planet over a billion years ago.

*China launches three more spy satellites

China has launched another three of what Beijing euphemistically calls remote sensing satellites.

*China’s private rocket sector continues to test new vehicles

China’s private space business is continuing to expand with a successful suborbital launch of a prototype sounding rocket.

*The Science Report

New modular protein biosensors that can rapidly detect COVID-19 virus proteins and antibodies.

A giant iceberg larger than a small county breaks off from Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf.

The maiden flight of Australia’s new Loyal Wingman autonomous unmanned aircraft.

The humble bee causes more hospitalisations than spiders and snakes.

Alex on Tech looks at the new M1 processor and rumours of a foldable iPhone

 

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 27

*A change in dark energy to try and resolve a cosmological conundrum

The universe was created by a Big Bang 13.82 billion years ago, and it’s been expanding ever since.

*Parker Solar Probe swoops past Venus at some 87 thousand KPH

NASA's Parker Solar Probe has just undertaken its latest close flyby of the planet Venus.

*A new eye in the sky to monitor Amazon deforestation

India has launched a new Brazilian Earth Observation satellite to monitor the worsening problem of Amazonian deforestation.

*The Science Report

A third of COVID-19 patients still suffering symptoms nine months later.

More evidence that the consumption of red meat and alcohol increases the risk of bowel cancer.

Palaeontologists have confirmed the discovery of Australia’s earliest skink.

The Netherlands, the U.S., Australia and New Zealand consuming the highest amounts of party drugs.

Skeptic's Guide to Tanzanian COVID-19 anti-vaxxers

 

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