Dec. 11, 2020

The Star Making Enough Dust to build an Earth-sized Planet Every Year

The Star Making Enough Dust to build an Earth-sized Planet Every Year

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 133
The star-making enough dust to build an Earth-sized planet every year


The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 133

*The star-making enough dust to build an Earth-sized planet every year

Astronomers have discovered a Wolf-Rayet star system producing enough material to make a planet the size of Earth every year.

*The threat of Apophis refuses to go away

A new threat to the Earth is being posed by the asteroid Apophis.

*Fears it could take a year to fix a problem aboard the Orion capsule

Engineers with NASA and Lockheed Martin are trying to work out how to repair a key electronic component that’s failed deep inside the Orion Artemis 1 spacecraft.

*The Science Report

The smartwatches that can detect if you have COVID 19 before symptoms appear.

Plastic pollution to reach 90 million tonnes annually within ten years.

Scientists identify two distinctly different states of liquid water.

Revealing the secrets of the North American Mastodon.

Alex on Tech: Microsoft’s latest push to stop you using IE11.

 

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