June 3, 2020

The Brightest Explosions in the Universe

The Brightest Explosions in the Universe

The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 54


The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 54

*The brightest explosions in the universe

Mystery still surrounds events known as superluminous supernovae -- which are the brightest explosions in the universe.

*The mysterious X-37B Space Shuttle launches on another classified mission

The United States Space Force has launched one of its mysterious X-37 B space shuttles on another classified orbital mission.

*Virgin Orbit crash and burns on its maiden flight

Virgin Orbit’s new LauncherOne rocket launch system has a failure during its maiden flight.

*The Science Report

Unsuccessful trials for a new HIV-AIDS based combination treatment for COVID-19.

Reducing weight regain in patients after gastric bypass surgery.

Radiocarbon dating – long used to determine the precise age of ancient artifacts – is being recalibrated.

Why it’s so hard to wake up and get out of bed on a cold winter's morning.

 

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