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terry
 Aug 7, 2019
Gary does an amazing job. The right mix of science and space news..delivered with intellect but in a manner, anyone can understand. Been a listener for over 20 years..from ABC radio to this podcast....and still, look forward to each episode

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 Dec 17, 2018
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19 years on Australian Public Radio (as StarStuff), 4 years of podcasting and counting. We have a lot of content to share with you. Recognized worldwide by our listeners and industry experts as one of the best and most thoroughly researched programs on Astronomy, Technology, Space, and Science News. Keep up-to-date and learn something new with every episode. 3 new episodes per week.

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The Possibility of Life Below the Surface of Mars
00:34:50

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 97

*The possibility of life below the surface of Mars

A new study suggests there’s enough evidence of liquid water below the Martian surface to make it the prime target in the search for life on the red planet.

*Rocket Lab formally licenced to launch from Wallops Island

The US Federal Aviation Administration has formally licenced Rocket Lab to begin flying its Electron rocket from its new launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility on the Virginian Mid Atlantic coast.

*The mysteries of Aurora beads

Scientists have begun to uncover some of the secrets of auroral beads -- a strange type of celestial display which drapes east to west across the night sky like a glowing pearl necklace.

*SpaceX now has 720 Starslink satellites in orbit

After several delays due to bad weather SpaceX has launched another 60 Starslink satellites bringing its total constellation to 720.

*Astronomy under threat from Elon Musk’s Starslink constellation

There’s growing concern that SpaceX’s Starslink project will seriously hamper astronomical research.

*The Science Report

Teen diagnosed with insulin-dependent diabetes after recovering from COVID-19 infection.

Lung cancer rates among social smokers about the same as pack a day smokers.

Iran now has ten times more enriched uranium than allowed under its nuclear deal.

New study to determine the true size of the monster shark Megalodon.

Are paranormal investigations in your own home a good idea

 

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Sep 18, 2020
Hubble Maps a Giant Halo Around Andromeda
00:29:49

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 96

*Hubble maps a giant halo around Andromeda

Astronomers have mapped an immense halo of gas surrounding our nearest large galactic neighbour -- the Andromeda galaxy M-31.

*Rogue planets could outnumber the stars

An upcoming NASA mission could find that there are more rogue planets - planets that float in space without orbiting a star - than what there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

*Vega’s return to flight

The European Space Agency’s Vega rocket has returned to flight status with a successful launch from the European Space Agency’s Kourou Spaceport in French Guyana. The launch -- the first since last year’s failure – placed 53 small satellites and cubesats into orbit.

*The Science Report

COVID-19 patients with long-term lung and heart damage from the infection – may improve over time.

Warm ocean water undermining Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier.

Losing consciousness from alcoholic excess may double your risk of developing dementia.

Why the future of your wallets, handbags and boots could be mushroom-based.


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Sep 16, 2020
Biggest Black Hole Collision Ever Detected
00:35:01

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 95

*Biggest black hole collision ever detected

Scientists have observed the most massive black hole collision ever seen. The event appears to have originated from a point some seven billion light-years away – at a time when the universe was just half its present age – and making it one of the most distant gravitational wave sources ever detected.

*A new estimate for the age of Earth’s core

A new study suggests the Earth’s solid inner core is between one and 1.3 billion years old.

*China launches top-secret reusable spaceplane

China has launched a new top-secret reusable spaceplane for the Peoples Liberation Army. China's state-run Global Times news agency saying Beijing should have the capability to strike anywhere on Earth within half an hour.

*The Science Report

Russia’s controversial new Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine appears to be working.

Ice loss in Greenland and Antarctica in line with worst-case climate change predictions.

A new study warns that mobile apps are harvesting data on preschool children.

The new hand-held video game console allowing indefinite gameplay without batteries.

Why educational standards plummet in Australia and the United States despite billions being spent.


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Sep 14, 2020
Earth May Have Been Wet Since it Formed
00:25:13

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 94

*Meteorite study suggests Earth may have been wet since it formed

A new study of meteorites suggests Earth may always have been wet. The findings reported in the journal Science add a new chapter in to ongoing debate about the origins of Earth’s water.

*NASA’s planet-hunting TESS spacecraft completes its primary mission

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – TESS – has finished its primary mission, imaging about 75% of the starry sky as part of a two-year-long survey.

*China launches its 189th spy satellite

China has successfully launched a new spy satellite as part of its ongoing program to provide Beijing with continuous uninterrupted satellite coverage of key strategic areas of the globe such as the South China Sea, the Taiwan straight, the border with India, Tibet, the citizens of Hong Kong and its Belt and Road initiative interests.

*The Science Report

New questions about just how effective remdesivir really is for treating COVID-19.

Mining threats to biodiversity caused by renewable energy to surpass climate change mitigation.

Why pregnant women shouldn’t have coffee.

Artificial intelligence now out flying fighter pilots in dogfights.

Skeptics guide to chiropractors


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Sep 11, 2020
The Evolving Dent in Earth's Magnetic Field
00:27:46

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SpaceTime 20200909 Series 23 Episode 93

*A small but evolving dent in Earth's magnetic field

Scientists are seeing a split in the South Atlantic Anomaly – a growing weak spot in Earth’s magnetic field.

*The strange hot world of KELT-9B

Astronomers have discovered one of the strangest most extreme worlds in the galaxy.

*Calls for development of a new satellite early warning system

The United States and Japan are looking at developing a new satellite based missile early warning system to focus on the growing threat to world peace posed by China and its North Korean ally.

*New Argentine Earth Observation satellite launched

SpaceX has launched a new Earth observation satellite for Argentina. SAOCOM 1B was launched aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air force Base in Florida.

*The Science Report

Discovery of a slink between waist size and prostate cancer.

Discovery of a blood test which could help predict those at risk of psychosis.

New intelligence shows Iran is still actively seeking technology for weapons of mass destruction.

Despite their claims of wokeness 72 percent of Generation Z won’t eat artificially lab grown meat.


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Sep 09, 2020
Finding Our Place in the Universe
00:32:30

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 92

*Finding our place in the Universe

Deep sea ocean sediments are helping scientists better understand the complicated structure of our local galactic neighbourhood.

*New Zealand’s rocket lab back in the air

Rocket Lab has successfully placed a new Earth observation satellite into orbit. The flight was the first since July’s failed launch attempt.

*Project starship gathers pace

SpaceX boss Elon Musk says his interplanetary colonial transport rocket -- Starship could undertake its first orbital test flight as soon as next year.

*Another meteor show for Sydney

Another Meteor has been spotted streaking across the Sydney night skies. The latest cosmic encounter lit up the heavens at 6 44 in the evening being witnessed by thousands of people who recorded the sky show on their cell phones and dash cams.

*The Science Report

A new study warns that about 1 in 5 kids with COVID 19 are asymptomatic.

Warnings that eating ultra-processed foods makes you age faster.

A 60 per cent chance of a weak La Niña event developing during September, October and November.

A new study warns that asphalt is a worse pollutant than both unleaded and diesel combined.

Skeptics guide -- why people cling to conspiracy theories in uncertain times.


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Sep 07, 2020
Looking at The End of The Universe
00:36:44

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 91

*Looking at the end of the universe

A new study claims the universe will end not with a bang but with a whimper facing a heat death from a black dwarf supernova

*The Pentagon looking at Shooting Star military space station

The Pentagon is looking at using Sierra Nevada’s Shooting Star cargo module as the basis for a military space station.

*NASA to begin operational Commercial Crew Program flights next month

NASA’s first operational Commercial Crew Program flight to the International Space Station has been tentatively slated to launch on October 23rd.

*September Skywatch

September marks the spring equinox south of the equator and the autumnal in the northern hemisphere as well as the annual Aurigids and Epsilon Perseids meteor showers.

 

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Sep 04, 2020
Southern Launch to Carry out its First Test Flight this Month
00:16:54

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 90

*Southern Launch to carry out its first test flight this month

Southern Launch will carry out its first suborbital test flight in the South Australian outback on September the 15th.

*Europa’s surface not connected to the core

A new look at high-resolution observations of the frozen surface of the Jovian ice moon Europa shows that it’s rotated by some 70 degrees over the last few million years.

*CHEOPs search for other planet’s like Earth

The European Space Agency’s CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite – CHEOPs –has completed its in-orbit test phase.

*The Science Report

More than 100 animals species potentially susceptible to COVID-19.

An illness slinked to COVID-19 leaving children with multiple organ dysfunction.

Worsening climate change causing Arctic sea ice cover to reach a new record low levels.

How Your cell phone can tell when your drunk.


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Sep 02, 2020
Mysterious Movements in the Heart of the Milky Way
00:27:28

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 89

*Mysterious movements in the heart of the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered mysterious cold dense blobs of gas being shot out like bullets from the centre of the Milky Way.

*New questions about the South Atlantic anomaly

A new study suggests the South Atlantic anomaly may be a recurring feature which has been around for up to eleven million years.

*Space Station leaking air

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are trying to find a leak which is slowly venting atmosphere into space from the orbiting outpost.

*The Science Report

The first case of COVID-19 reinfection.

Move evidence suggesting forest and bush fires will get worse due to global warming.

The importance of eating your broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage to stay healthy.

A new study suggests the Tasmanian Tiger was only about half as big as previously thought.

Skeptics guide to why people still believe in astrology.

 

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Aug 31, 2020
World-famous Arecibo Dish Seriously Damaged
00:29:41

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 88

*The world-famous Arecibo dish seriously damaged

The National Science Foundation has been forced to suspend astronomical observations from its iconic Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico after its 305-metre dish was seriously damaged following a cable break.

*SOHO discovers 4000th comet

Citizen scientists looking through data from NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory spacecraft -- SOHO – have discovered their four thousandth comet.

*SpaceX’s Starslink constellation reaches 655 satellites

SpaceX has completed its eleventh Starslink launch with another 58 of the broadband internet satellites placed into orbit.

*The Science Report

Warnings that the COVID-19 coronavirus could be as deadly as the 1918 flu pandemic.

Twenty-two Australian native freshwater fish are likely to become extinct within the next twenty years.

New algorithms that can distinguish between troll messages and those tweeted by public figures.

New study shows stopping for a coffee on that morning ride may help your cycling performance.

Skeptics guide to winning a quarter of a million dollars

 

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Aug 28, 2020
A Close Call for Planet Earth
00:26:12

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 87

*New record for a close call for planet Earth with an asteroid

Planet Earth’s just had another close call with an asteroid the size of a small truck narrowly missing the planet.

*The ultimate rave data set released

Some call it the ultimate rave – the release of the sixth and final data set from the RAdial Velocity Experiment or RAVE -- the largest systematic spectroscopic survey of motions of star in the Milky Way galaxy.

*Ariane 5 launches another satellite mission extension vehicle

Arianespace has launched a mission extension vehicle and two new telecommunications satellites into orbit aboard an Ariane 5 rocket.

*The Science Report

New world record high temperature set in Death Valley.

Global atmospheric methane levels are at a record high.

E-cigarettes acting as gateway drug encouraging regular cigarette smoking.

Fossils from a new species of theropod dinosaur discovered on the Isle of Wight.

 

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Aug 26, 2020
Best Place on Earth to See Stars
00:37:48

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 86

*Best place on Earth to see stars

A new study has determined that a frozen plateau in Antarctica called Dome A is the best place on Earth to see the stars.

*Dozens of brown dwarfs discovered in our neighbourhood

A new study has uncovered 95 previously unknown brown dwarfs lurking in our cosmic neighbourhood.

*The tenth pack of Starslink satellites now in orbit

SpaceX has launched its tenth Starslink mission adding another 57 broadband internet satellites to the growing constellation.

*The Science Report

Climate change pushing Greenland's ice sheet beyond an irreversible tipping point.

Common high blood pressure drug Hydrochlorothiazide slinked to increased risk of skin cancer.

Scientists turn house bricks into batteries.

Archaeologists discover 2700-Year-Old Administrative Centre remains in Jerusalem.

Can dogs sense the supernatural?


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Aug 24, 2020
Is Asteroid Psyche the Core of an Unformed Planet?
00:33:17

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 85

*Asteroid Psyche could be the core of an unformed planet

A new study of the Main Belt asteroid Psyche suggests it could be the remnant of a planet that never formed.

*New discovery about the Higgs Boson

Physicists at CERN the European Centre for nuclear research have witnessed the Higgs Boson decaying into a pair of muons.

*Satellite Navigation systems

Satellite navigation systems have become essential to our way of life – especially travel – but how do they work?

*South Korea’s first military communications satellite launched

SpaceX has successfully launched South Korea’s first military communications satellite into geostationary orbit.

 *The Science Report

COVID-19 infections are slinked to heart damage.

Kids under five may be important drivers of the COVID-19 virus.

How sleep helps improve your memory.

A new species of sauropod dinosaur discovered in China.

Beijing makes it illegal to question Traditional Chinese Medicine.

 

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Aug 21, 2020
Dangerous Alien Life Warning
00:23:54

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 84

*New study warns that alien life would be dangerous to Earthlings

Discovery that alien peptides containing two amino acids commonly found in carbonaceous meteorites would pose a serious threat to human health.

*NASA looking at a new mission to Venus

The proposed mission named VERITAS would transform sciences understanding of the internal geodynamics that shaped Earth’s sister planet Venus.

*The Kremlin tests its new anti-satellite weapon

Moscow has conducted a space-based anti-satellite weapons test-firing a projectile from its Cosmos 2543 satellite.

*China growing eyes in the sky

China has launched another high-resolution surveillance satellite part of a growing constellation of almost a hundred eyes in the sky keeping a close watch on Beijing’s friends and enemies.

*The Science Report

COVID-19 lockdowns cause the longest and most prominent reduction in man-made noise on record.

Your chances of getting COVID-19 in a commuter situation such as on a train, bus, or plane.

New Zealand's melting glaciers are ten times more like to be caused by global warming.

Paleontologists have discovered a new species theropod dinosaur in Portugal.

 

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Aug 19, 2020
Astronomers Discover a Pulsar Powering Up
00:40:04

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 83

*Astronomers discover a pulsar powering up

Astronomers have for the first time seen material spiralling into a distant neutron star and triggering a massive outburst of energy thousands of times brighter than the Sun.

*The solar system’s largest impact crater discovered on Ganymede

Astronomers have discovered what appears to be the solar system’s largest impact crater on the Jovian moon Ganymede.

*SpaceX completes test hop of its colonial transport starship prototype

A basic test article prototype of SpaceX’s future interplanetary colonial transport system starship has successfully completed a test hop at the company’s Boca Chica test centre on the Texas Gulf of Mexico coast.

*The International Space Station about to get smaller with the loss of a module

A Russian Progress cargo ship which will detach and destroy one of the modules of the International Space Station has docked with the Space Station just three hours after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan.

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*The Science Report

Vladimir Putin approves the world’s first coronavirus vaccine without proper testing.

Hundreds if not thousands of Chinese scientific papers found to be deliberate fakes.

Another secret of Stonehenge revealed.

Evidence that Torres Strait islanders were cultivating bananas more than two thousand years ago.

The skeptic’s guide to biodynamic wine.

 

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Aug 17, 2020
A Neutron Star at the Heart of Supernova 1987A
00:36:26

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 82

*A neutron star at the heart of supernova 1987A

There’s growing evidence that a neutron star was created from the explosion of supernova 1987A

*SpaceX Dragon completes its first mission carrying crew to the space station

The first-ever privately operated manned orbital space flight has returned safely to Earth.

*Stunning early morning Proton launch

A Proton rocket has transported two new telecommunications satellites into space in a spectacular nighttime launch.

*August Skywatch

The annual Perseids meteor shower is among the highlights of the night skies of August.

 

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Aug 14, 2020
Possible Origin for Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts
00:28:29

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 81

*Discovery of a possible origin for mysterious Fast Radio Bursts

Astronomers have detected mysterious signals known as Fast Radio Bursts apparently emanating from a highly magnetic neutron star known as a magnetar.

*First exposed planetary core discovered

Astronomers have discovered what appears to be the exposed core of a planet – providing an unprecedented opportunity to see inside the interior of a planet and learn about its composition.

*Virgin Galactic to start space tourist flights next year

Virgin Galactic says it expects to be carrying its first paying passengers to the edge of space in the first quarter of next year.

*The Science Report

South Australian company Vaxine is about to begin phase two trials of its new COVID-19 vaccine.

Hydroxychloroquine isn’t going away with new studies showing cuts in COVID-19 death rates.

Claims humans colonized the Americas 15 thousand years earlier than previously thought.

A new study claims there might be more to having a gut feeling than you realize – well sort of.

 

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Aug 12, 2020
Discovery of a Mysterious Ancient Stellar Cluster
00:43:18

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 80

*Discovery of a mysterious ancient stellar cluster

Astronomers have discovered the shredded remains of an ancient globular star cluster that was torn apart by our own Milky Way galaxy more than two billion years ago.

*NASA launches the most sophisticated ever mission to Mars

After more than a decade of preparation NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission has finally blasted off on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of alien life.

*Mars sample return mission

ESA has contracted Airbus to build an Earth Return Orbiter spacecraft to fly to Mars and collect geological samples of the Red Planet selected by Perseverance for return to Earth.

*The Science Report

Monash university develops a new preventative drug against heart attack and to treat COVID-19.

Scientists successfully revive dormant 101.5 million year old microbes trapped below the sea floor.

Australia’s deadly summer bushfires were so severe that their smoke reached new heights.

Eating chocolate at least once a week slinked to a reduced risk of heart disease.

The Nobel Disease -- when intelligence fails to protect against stupidity.

 

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Aug 10, 2020
Debate Continues Over the Age of the Universe
00:23:17

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 79

*Debate continues over the age of the universe

New observations by the National Science Foundation’s Atacama Cosmology Telescope have now placed the age of the universe at 13.77 billion years -- give or take 40 million years.

*Signs of a new ocean opening up in Africa

Scientists say a 60 kilometre long crack in the Ethiopian desert which first opened up in 2005 with the equivalent of several hundred years of tectonic plate movement in just days -- will continue spreading -- eventually forming a new ocean within the next five to ten million years.

*Japan and China launch separate missions to Mars 

Japan and China have each launched separate missions, within days of each other -- bound for Mars.

*The Science Report

Scientists develop a new drug which could eradicate COVID-19 from lungs in a matter of days.

The world's polar bears to be extinct by the end of the century due to climate change.

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of sauropod dinosaur in northern Switzerland.

Remember your pets when you go back to work – they could suffer separation anxiety.

There’s been a drop in vaccination rates in Australia in recent months.

 

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Aug 04, 2020
Hayabusa-2 Asteroid Sample Return Capsule to Land in Australia
00:29:08

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 78

*Hayabusa-2 asteroid sample return capsule to land in Australia

The Australian Space Agency confirms Japan’s Hayabusa 2 asteroid sample return capsule will land in the Woomera Rocket Range in outback South Australia on December the 6th.

*NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope set to fly on October 31st 2021

After decades of development NASA's James Webb space telescope has completed one of its final ground tests before next year’s launch.

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*Deep Sky imaging

We often talk about the spectacular panoramic vista provided by the Southern night skies – a view many regard as being superior to the skies of the northern hemisphere. And it’s true – the south celestial sphere contains all the good stuff.

*Converted intercontinental ballistic missile launches new spy satellite

A Northrop Grumman Minotaur IV rocket has successfully launched a classified spy satellite into orbit for the secretive National Reconnaissance Office.

*The Science Report

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine mRNA-1273 shown to boost immune response.

Malware hidden in China-mandated software is far more extensive than thought.

Paleontologists discover a new species of dinosaur in Brazil.

A slink between erectile function and watching porn.

 

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Jul 31, 2020
Stunning First Images by Solar Orbiter
00:40:01

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 77

*Stunning first images of the Sun sent back by Solar Orbiter

The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter has sent back its first stunning close-up images of the Sun revealing miniature omnipresent solar flares – which have been named campfires.

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*Venus showing signs of being volcanically active

A new study has identified 37 recently active volcanic structures on Venus.

*All systems go for the first helicopter flight on another planet

When NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover launches in a few days time -- bound for the red planet -- it will make history as the first mission to carry a helicopter destined to fly the skies of another world.

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*The Science Report

New COVID-19 vaccine being developed at Oxford University showing early immune responses.

Australia’s devastating bushfires caused a 14 per cent increase in the number of species now threatened.

A new study shows fewer Australians smoking and drinking but speed, E and coke on the increase.

New species of non-sauropodan sauropodomorph dinosaur discovered in China.

Dangerous bleach being sold as miracle COVID-19 cure.

 

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Jul 28, 2020
Alien Stellar Stream Discovered in our Neighbourhood
00:22:25

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 76

*Alien stellar stream discovered in our neighbourhood

Astronomers have discovered a stream of stars close to our own solar system that didn’t originate in our galaxy.

*Tracking satellites from the Arctic

A look at one of the most remote and inhospitable satellite ground stations on the planet.

*Red planet rush hour with three missions bound for Mars this month

It’s a busy time on the road to Mars with three missions currently targeting the red planet.

*The Science Report

The virus that causes COVID-19 found to be structurally different from its nearest bat virus relative.

COVID-19 deaths lower in areas with more widespread tuberculosis vaccination campaigns.

Global temperature to be at least 1°C above pre-industrial levels every year over the next 5 years.

The world’s population to reach 9.7 billion by 2064.

A rise in paranormal activity in the home since the COVID-19 lockdown.

 

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Jul 24, 2020
Astronomers Discover a Massive Structure Beyond Laniakea
00:25:18

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 75

*Astronomers discover a massive structure beyond Laniakea

Astronomers mapping the distribution of galaxies around the Milky Way have discovered a massive structure beyond the Laniakea galaxy supercluster.

*New hypothesis to try to explain ‘Oumuamua

Computer simulations suggest the mysterious interstellar asteroid Oumuamua probably formed its strange elongated cigar shape through gravitational tidal forces as it was cleaved off its parent body almost like a slab of rock.

*Gilmour Space completes latest hybrid rocket engine test firing

Gilmour Space Technologies has achieved one of the longest hybrid rocket engine test firings ever undertaken -- a 110-second mission duration burn of its upper stage engine.

*The Science Report

How a crucial component of the immune system responds to the spike protein of COVID-19.

Age, gender, ethnicity, and underlying medical conditions key risk factors for death from COVID-19.

The first marine fish in modern times to be declared extinct.

The science behind the lofty and elite world of professional hot dog eating championships.

 

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Jul 22, 2020
Mysterious Objects Discovered in Deep Space
00:32:26

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 74

*Mysterious objects discovered in deep space

Astronomers have discovered something new lurking out in the depths of space – a series of four faint circular radio objects they’ve dubbed odd radio circles or ORCs – which are unlike anything they’ve ever seen before.

*Square Kilometre Array construction about to begin

Construction will finally begin next year on the what will be the world’s largest telescope – the Square Kilometre Array.

*A comet sky show spectacular

Well if you’re listening in the northern hemisphere and you haven’t checked it out yet you really should go outside and scope out Comet NEOWISE.

*The Science Report

Human trials of a potential new COVID-19 vaccine have begun in Queensland.

The World Health Organization slammed after confirming that it won’t visit the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

A new study warns that animals will struggle to adapt to the warming effects of climate change.

It seems hearing could be the last sense to go during the process of dying.

Sceptics guide: 7 traits of conspiratorial thinking.

 

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Jul 20, 2020
Construction Starts on NASA’s Psyche Spacecraft
00:31:06

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 73

*Construction starts on NASA’s Psyche spacecraft

Construction is now underway on NASA’s new spacecraft to explore the metal-rich main-belt asteroid 16 Psyche.

*A new hypothesis to try to explain the Tunguska event

Scientists have come up with a new explanation for the lack of debris from the Tunguska event – the largest asteroid impact with Earth in recent history.

*Space station forced to change course because of space junk

The International Space Station has been forced to make an unscheduled course correction to avoid a possible collision with a piece of space junk.

*China launches its 92nd reconnaissance spy satellite

China’s armada of spy satellites is continuing to expand with the launch of two more high-resolution reconnaissance satellites.

*The Science Report

A new more contagious variant of the COVID-19 virus.

The loss of seagrass meadows around Australia equates to carbon dioxide emissions from 5 million cars.

New semi-transparent solar cells that can be incorporated into window glass.

A new look at the history of flowering plants.

The new AI software capable of predicting whether a person is likely to be a criminal.

 

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Jul 17, 2020
Rocket Lab Failure
00:23:56

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 72

*Rocket Lab fails on its latest mission

A full accident investigation is now underway to determine what caused the failure of an Electron rocket during the second stage of its journey to orbit.

*Strange galactic structure near the centre of the Milky Way

Astronomers studying a strange unexplained structure known as the tilted disk located near the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.

*Studying the red supergiant Antares

Astronomers have created the most detailed map yet of the red supergiant star Antares.

*The Science Report

Heatwaves becoming hotter, longer, and more frequent, all around the world.

A new study shows regardless of how you smoke – it’s still really bad for your body.

Kids with certain sleep problems in childhood at a higher risk of developing psychosis in later life.

A new study has found that humans invented string at least 120 thousand years ago.

 

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Jul 15, 2020
Dead Stars in the Galactic Centre
00:29:41

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 71

*Dead stars in the galactic centre

Astronomers have discovered a stellar graveyard near the centre of the Milky Way galaxy containing the corpses of 27 stars.

*Curiosity on the move to its next location

After more than a year exploring the so-called clay-bearing unit of Gale Crater, NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has started a new journey that will take it higher up through the foothills of Mount Sharp.

*Israel launches new spy satellite

Israel has successfully launched a new reconnaissance satellite to monitor the growing nuclear threat posed by an ever more militant Iran.

*The Science Report

Fears the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming.

Patients with COVID-19 may also be at heightened risk of stroke.

Growing calls to ban TikTok and other Chinese apps because of security concerns.

A new study into doggy years.

Anti-vaxxers better at getting their message across than doctors and medical authorities.

 

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Jul 13, 2020
Australian Space Agency to Develop New-Generation Space Suits
00:40:38

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 70

*Australian Space Agency to develop new-generation space suits

The Australian Space Agency is working with NASA and the European Space Agency on a new generation of Space Suites for astronauts.

*New type of subatomic particle discovered

Scientists have discovered a new never before seen subatomic particle.

The exotic particle is made up of four charm quarks

*New space toilet – to go where no one has gone before

NASA is seeking expressions of interest in developing a new lunar loo for its Artemis astronauts exploring the Moon.

*July SkyWatch

Earth reaches aphelion it’s most distant orbital position from the Sun and we’re being treated to two meteor showers this month the Delta Aquariids and the Alpha Capriconids.

 

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Jul 10, 2020
Discovery of a New Type of Neutrino from the Sun
00:26:37

The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 69

*Discovery of a new type of neutrino from the Sun

Scientists have discovered a new type of neutrino being produced by the Sun.

 

*Why Betelgeuse suddenly dimmed so dramatically

A new study suggests massive starspots could have caused the recent mysterious and unprecedented dimming of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse.

 

*How the European Space Agency’s dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic

With most nations in lockdown – the European Space Agency has been forced to implement work from home operations to keep its missions flying.

 

*Massive explosion at an Iranian nuclear research facility and missile factory caused by cyberattack.

 

*The Science Report

A new swine flu with pandemic potential has been identified in China.

The south pole is warming at a rate three times higher than the global average.

The giant wombat-like marsupial that roamed prehistoric Australia 25 million years ago.

A massive explosion at an Iranian nuclear research facility caused by a cyberattack.

People more likely to misinterpret unrelated events if they already believe in pseudoscience.

 

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Jul 08, 2020
Discovery of a Cosmic Ring of Fire
00:34:50

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 68

*Discovery of a cosmic ring of fire

Astronomers have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy -- described as a “cosmic ring of fire”.

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*The black hole that generated light

Astronomers have for the first-time detected light coming from the merging of a pair of black holes.

 

*A new name for an asteroid that’s about to be hit by a missile

The International Astronomical Union has approved an official name for a tiny asteroid moon set to become the first-ever target of an asteroid deflection mission.

 

*The United States Space Force launches most accurate GPS satellite ever

The United States Space Force has launched its newest and most accurate global positioning system navigation satellite.

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*The Science Report

One in seven kids who develop Kawasaki-like COVID-19 syndrome develop nerve and brain problems.

Koala populations will be extinct in New South Wales by 2050.

Scientists build the world’s smallest motor.

A new study says a little drinkie at the end of the day might not be a bad thing as you get older.

 

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Jul 06, 2020
Pluto’s Liquid Ocean
00:33:42

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 67

*Pluto’s liquid ocean

Astronomers say there’s growing evidence that Pluto and other large Kuiper belt objects started out with liquid oceans which have slowly frozen over.

 

*NASA looking at a mission to Neptune

NASA is considering a mission to study the distant world of Triton -- one of the moons of the planet Neptune.

 

*New study says there could be dozens of intelligent alien civilizations out there – or maybe not

It’s one of the ultimate questions -- Is there anyone out there – or are we alone in the universe? New guesstimates suggest there could be around three dozen intelligent alien civilizations spread around the Milky Way galaxy.

 

*The Science Report

One out of every eight animal and plant species heading for extinction.

Differences in brainstem might explain variations in attention in people with autism.

The first dinosaurs to walk the planet probably laid soft-shelled eggs.

A new study claims older planets have a better chance of supporting life.

COVID-19 conspiracy theories reach overdrive.

 

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Jul 03, 2020
Exploring the Mysteries at the Edge of the Solar System
00:26:40

SpaceTime Series 23 Episode 66

The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 66

*Exploring the mysteries at the edge of the solar system

NASA’s IBEX spacecraft has confirmed the Sun’s heliosphere is shaped like a giant comet.

https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/621539151474507776

 

*The lifespan of Neutrons

A new mission to Venus could finally determine the life span of the neutron.

 

*ESA’s mission to study the Earth’s hydrological cycle

The European Space Agency Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity or SMOS satellite has now been in orbit for more than a decade studying Earth’s water cycle and climate.

 

*China completes its military satellite navigation system

China has launched the final satellite in its Beidou military navigation system.

 

*The Science Report

Summer sea ice in the Weddell Sea area of Antarctica drops by one million square kilometres.

Record breaking heatwave conditions cooking the usually frozen wastes of Siberia.

What could be Australia’s biggest meat-eating dinosaur.

New research brings suspended animation a step closer.

 

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Jul 01, 2020
Ancient Milky Way Eruption Still Shines Bright
00:26:01

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 65

*Ancient eruption at the heart of the Milky Way still shines bright millions of years later

About 3.5 million years ago, the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy unleashed an enormous burst of energy, lighting up the surrounding space.

 

*OSIRIS-Rex asteroid sample collection set for October 20

NASA has set October 20 as the date when the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft will manoeuvre down to the rugged boulder strewn surface of the asteroid Bennu and attempt to collect a sample of the ancient space rock for return to Earth.

 

*Annular solar eclipse sweeps across Africa and Asia

People across parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific have been treated to a spectacular annular solar eclipse timed to coincide with the June solstice.

 

*China launches more spy satellites

China is continuing its push to launch a massive fleet of spy satellites designed to provide continuous coverage of the Earth’s surface. The latest flight takes Beijing’s current constellation of Earth observation satellites to over 90. 

 

*The Science Report

COVID-19 contagion suggests it may spread like a seasonal respiratory disease.

Climate change making wet seasons wetter and dry seasons even drier.

New clues about why astronauts suffer head congestion during spaceflight.

Growing concerns as more people go for homemade pet foods. 

Can a psychic help you get through these difficult COVID-19 times.

 

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Jun 29, 2020
New Hints of Hypothetical Axion Particles
00:25:49

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 64

*New hints of hypothetical axion particles

Scientists from the international XENON collaboration has come up with some exciting results that just might be opening a new window on a hypothetical particle called the axion that’s been slinked to dark matter.

 

*Solar Orbiter makes first close approach to the Sun

ESA’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft has undertaken its first close approach to the Sun reaching a comfortable 77 million kilometres from the visible solar surface.

 

*NASA’s new water hunting Lunar rover

NASA is developing a water seeking robotic lunar rover which could be exploring the Moon’s south pole in three years. The Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover – or VIPER -- will help pave the way for the return of humans to the lunar surface in 2024 aboard the Artemis 3 mission.

 

*The Science Report

One in five people at risk of severe COVID-19 infection.

The COVID-19 lockdown changes human sleeping habits in North America and Europe

China’s People’s Liberation Army Unit 61398 behind a major cyber-attack targeting Australia.

German intelligence warns that Iran is continuing efforts to obtain weapons of mass destruction.

A new study shows climate change deniers also consider the coronavirus a pseudoscience.

 

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Jun 26, 2020
Serious Questions Continue
00:36:22

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 63

*Serious questions continue over sciences understanding of cosmic history

It’s becoming increasingly clear that scientists will need to rethink their understanding of the fundamental history of the Universe.  A new set of precision distance measurements reported in the Astrophysical Journal Letters have reinforced discrepancies in two competing values for the Hubble constant which describes the expansion rate of the universe.

 

*Pilbara meteor lights up early morning outback skies

Well, despite what you may have heard elsewhere, the bright green fireball which streaked across the remote Pilbara skies last weekend was not space junk or the giant asteroid 2002 NN4 – it was just a small meteor -- and it didn’t fall to Earth -- but rather grazed the upper atmosphere before continuing on its journey through interplanetary space.

 

*SpaceX keeping a busy launch schedule

SpaceX has been maintaining a busy space launch schedule with another Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifting off with another 58 Starslink internet communications satellites as well as 3 SkySat Earth observation spacecraft.

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*The Science Report

New study confirms the use of facemasks has been effective in reducing the transmission of COVID-19.

Healthy eating rather than conforming to a single diet is the best way to lower Heart Disease risk.

Mysterious radioactive cloud over Europe came from nuclear power station.

New study confirms dogs know when they’re being treated unfairly.

 

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Jun 24, 2020
The Need to Weaponize Space
00:30:10

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 62

 

*The need to weaponize space 

The United States found the need to create a separate defence arm for the space warfare arena last year – in order to meet the growing threat posed by existing Russian and Chinese space forces which have already weaponized space. The new branch will defend American space assets including communications, navigation, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance satellites. And with Australia having contributed significant funding towards some of these spacecraft, as well its on going ground support role – comes the obvious question -- should Australia have its own space force within the ADF.

 

*Evidence of recent volcanic eruptions on Titan

Astronomers studying data from NASA’s Cassini mission to explore the ringed world of Saturn and its many moons have found evidence of recent volcanic activity on Titan.

 

*Rocket Lab launches its 12th mission

An electron rocket has successfully blasted into space carrying five satellites into orbit.

The payloads included three classified satellites for the United States National Reconnaissance Office, one for NASA, and one for the University of New South Wales.

https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/620961271015260160 

 

*The Science Report

Dexamethasone seen as a major breakthrough in saving the lives of COVID-19 patients.

New study finds young adults aren’t having as much sex as they used to.

Paleontologists say ancient footprints might have belonged to a two-legged crocodile.

We’ve all wondered -- What sort of people hoard rolls of toilet paper during a pandemic.

Anti-vaxers change their name to hide their agenda.

 

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Jun 22, 2020
First Stars Began Shining Earlier Than Thought
00:36:39

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 61

*First stars began shining earlier than thought

A new study using some of the deepest images ever taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope suggests the first stars in the universe began to shine far earlier than previously thought.

https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/620269228147245056 

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*Planet Nine may not exist

A new study suggests that the long sort after planet 9 may not exist after all. Astronomers first hypothesised the existence of a mysterious planet 9 in 2016 after observing the strange elongated orbits for 13 distant Kuiper Belt objects.

 

*Solar Orbiter passes through the tail of the Comet Atlas 

ESA’s Solar Orbiter has passed through the tail if the remains of Comet ATLAS. The recently launched spacecraft was not meant to be taking science data so soon.

 

*The Science Report

Scientists discover a part of the Earth that’s still pristine and unchanged by humans.

The Night Parrot, may not be any better at seeing in the dark than other parrots.

Discovery of the earliest and largest-known structure ever built by the Mayan civilization.

The real reason why males die younger than females.

Pete Evans fined over bio-charger claims.

 

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Jun 19, 2020
Probing the Mysteries of the Galaxy’s Fascinating Fermi Bubbles
00:28:21

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 60

 

*Probing the mysteries of the galaxy’s fascinating Fermi Bubbles

Astronomers have studied the Milky Way galaxy’s mysterious Fermi Bubbles in visible light for the first time.

 

*NASA’s new Lunar Gateway space station

NASA has finalized its contract for the crew module of its new Gateway lunar orbiting Space Station.

 

*Work begins on the Artemis 3 service module to take humans back to the lunar surface.

Work is about to get underway on the European Space Agency Service module that will power the Orion spacecraft to carry the first astronauts to walk on the Moon in more than 50 years.

 

*SpaceX launches another 60 Starslink satellites

SpaceX has launched another 60 Starslink internet satellites bring the total to 482.

 

*The Science Report

Patients with COVID-19 who undergo surgery have a higher risk of complications and death.

Gay, lesbian or bisexual people tend to show different personality traits to straights.

Big theropod dinosaurs ate pretty much everything--including each other.

Scientists well on the way to inventing an invisible man – well sort of.

 

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Jun 17, 2020
Discovery of a Twinkling Heart to the Milky Way Galaxy
00:34:24

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 59

*Discovery of a twinkling heart to the Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers have detected twinkling radio emissions from the inner edge of the accretion disk around Sagittarius A* -- the supermassive black hole at the centre of our Milky Way Galaxy.

 

*Zooming in on Fast Radio Bursts

Astronomers are slowly uncovering more of the secrets of mysterious cosmic explosions known as Fast Radio Bursts.

 

*Skywatchers get a penumbral lunar eclipse and annular solar eclipse

Sky Watchers have been treated to a penumbral lunar eclipse – which appropriately happened to be the traditional strawberry Moon marking the start of Strawberry season.

 

*The Science Report

The Lancet forced to retract its paper on hydroxychloroquine.

Carbon dioxide levels are now higher than they’ve been for the past 23 million years.

The earliest known use of a bow and arrow outside Africa.

In an emergency dogs really do want to save your life – if they know-how.

 

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Jun 15, 2020
Discovery of a Young Nearby Brown Dwarf Possibly Forming Planets
00:38:03

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 58

*Discovery of a young nearby Brown Dwarf possibly forming planets

Astronomers have discovered a brown dwarf with the protoplanetary disk system – which could potentially form planets.

 

*SpaceX’s Starship prototype destroyed in massive explosion

SpaceX’s Starship SN4 test article has exploded in spectacular fashion erupting in a massive fireball on its South Texas test stand.

 

*Russia developing a new commercial launch system

The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos says it’s working on a new more economical version of its venerable Soyuz launch system to better compete in the growing global satellite launch market.

 

*June Skywatch

The June solstice, an annular eclipse, and the Taurids meteor shower are highlights of the night skies in June.

 

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Jun 12, 2020
New Type of cosmic explosion New type of cosmic explosion
00:32:07

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 57

*New type of cosmic explosion 

Astronomers have discovered two new events similar to a strange inexplicable explosion which mysteriously blasted across the cosmos in 2018.

 

*Galactic collision may have triggered our solar system’s birth

The formation of the Sun, the Solar System and the subsequent emergence of life on Earth may be a consequence of a cosmic collision between our Milky Way Galaxy and a smaller satellite galaxy known as Sagittarius Dwarf.

 

*Europe's Spaceport back to business

The European Space Agency’s Kourou Space Port in French Guiana is beginning to get back to work following the Covid-19 coronavirus lock down.

 

*Beijing launches two more spy satellites

China is further increasing the already vast number of military spy satellites it now operates – launching a further two into orbit.

 

*The Science Report

How to stop COVID-19 spreading between family members.

Iran’s cyber-attacks designed to prevent developing a vaccine against the COVID-19 corona virus.

Climate change to make more intense droughts -- more common in Australia.

A new substance to help purify water from radioactive elements.

 

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Jun 10, 2020
Confirmation of a Second Planet Orbiting Proxima Centauri
00:38:28

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 56

*Confirmation of a second planet orbiting Proxima Centauri

Astronomers have confirmed a second exo-planet orbiting around the nearest star to the Earth other than the Sun.

 

*Discovering the universe’s missing matter

Astronomers using mysterious explosions in the distant cosmos known as Fast Radio Bursts have solved a decades old riddle about the universe’s missing matter.

 

*New type of matter inside neutron stars

A new study suggests neutron stars may contain an exotic substance known as quark matter.

 

*China ramps up its 2020 launch schedule

China is maintaining its busy launch schedule with another pair of observation satellites flown into orbit aboard Beijing’s Long March 2D workhorse.

 

*The Science Report

Half of all people who contract the COVID-19 Corona virus show no symptoms of the illness.

More than 500 vertebrate species now on the brink of extinction.

What could be the earliest known land animal?

A bit of good news for the follically challenged.

Using science to change the minds of people who don’t trust science.

 

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Jun 08, 2020
Earth’s Magnetic Field Continues to Weaken
00:28:17

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 55

*Earth’s magnetic field continues to weaken

A new study shows that the Earth’s magnetic field is continuing to weaken around the South Atlantic Anomaly – an area stretching from Africa to South America – which some scientists speculate could signify the start of a flip in Earth’s polarity.

*New results raising more questions about the foundations of the cosmos 

Scientists analysing data from particle collisions have been getting strange results which seem to be pointing to mysterious new physics.

*Chinese Internet of Things satellites placed in orbit

China has successfully launched a pair of Internet of Things communications satellites.

*The Dobsonian Telescope

Dobsonian telescopes are a type of altazimuth-mounted Newtonian telescope design, popularised by John Dobson and designed to get as much light into your telescope as possible for the least cost.

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Growing fears that COVID-19 could be transmitted through the eyes.

New evidence show that parts of the Eastern Highlands of Victoria are still growing.

Russia's new Zircon hypersonic cruise missile about to undertake its first underwater test-launch.

A colourful new species of velvet gecko from the Northern Territory’s Groote Eylandt.

Past Bent Spoon winners vie for the dishonour in 2020

 

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Jun 05, 2020
The Brightest Explosions in the Universe
00:26:57

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*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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Jun 03, 2020
American’s Fly into Space from American Soil For the First Time in Nine Years
00:41:28

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 53

*American’s fly into space from American soil for the first time in nine years

The SpaceX Demo two mission successfully blasted off from Space Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Centre at in the Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley were aboard the Crew Dragon two capsule for the historic Demo-2 mission atop a Falcon 9 rocket which successfully docked with the International Space Station 19 hours after lift-off.

 

*Astrobiologists put the technology of the new Mars rover to the test

NASA is slated to launch its Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover next month on a mission to search for signs of life on the red planet.

 

*Japan says farewell to its faithful old H2 rocket

The end of an era as Japan launches a cargo ship carrying four tonnes of supplies for the International Space Station using an H2 rocket for the last time.

 

*The Science Report

Studies show chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine offer no benefit for patients with COVID-19.

Satellite data shows climate change is turning Antarctica green.

The fastest ever internet data speed from a single optical chip.

Paleontologists discover a new Australian Dinosaur.

Woo-merchants and con-artists capitalizing on COVID-19 fear

 

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Jun 01, 2020
Comet Swan Swoops Past Earth
00:31:07

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*Comet Swan swoops past Earth

It seems to be the case of another month means another new comet as C/2020 F8 Swan is currently making its closest approach to Earth passing some 85 million kilometres away.

 

*The Jovian ice moon Europa reveals new details

New high-resolution images of the Jovian ice moon Europa are providing scientists with fresh clues about how its frozen surface formed.

 

*The Mercury Telescope

India is building a new telescope – with a difference instead of the traditional polished glass primary mirror -- this observatory will use spinning liquid mercury as the reflecting surface.

 

*Kremlin launches top-secret Tundra military satellite

Russian military forces have launched one of their most highly classified spy satellites.

The EKS Tundra early warning surveillance satellite was launched aboard a Soyuz 2.1b rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome 800 kilometres north of Moscow.

 

*The Science Report

Italian study shows a Kawasaki like disease increasing in kids with COVID-19.

880,000 people who don't smoke die prematurely every year from exposure to second-hand smoke.

Extreme environmental change most likely cause for the extinction of Australian megafauna.

T. Rex optimised for energy-efficient walking, rather than speed.

New technology to fight fake science

 

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May 29, 2020
Queensland Company Wins Australian Orbital Rocket Contract
00:25:17

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 51

*Queensland company wins Australian orbital rocket contract

The Australian Department of Defence Science and Technology has awarded Queensland-based Gilmour Space a contract to develop a new orbital rocket launch system.

 

*WFIRST Dark Energy Telescope renamed after Nancy Grace Roman

NASA has formally named its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope – WFIRST -- in honour of the agency’s first chief astronomer Nancy Grace Roman, who paved the way for space telescopes like Hubble to observe the universe from orbit – above the effects of Earth’s atmosphere.

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*Lunar tee pee

The European Space Agency has developed a new use for urine as a superplasticiser for making a robust type of concrete on the Moon.

 

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Autopsies of patients who died of COVID-19 show the virus is present in multiple organs.

New study shows COVID-19 can be passed from cat to cat but questions remain about dogs.

Global warming making cyclones and hurricanes stronger and more intense.

Scientists develop a new prototype quantum radar device.

 

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May 27, 2020
Scientists Create a New Type of Atom
00:31:20

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 50

*Scientists create a new type of atom

Physicists have created a new never before seen exotic atom called Pionic Helium. Researchers created the particle to study the properties of a subatomic particle called a meson.

 

*The Sun is less active than most stars

A new study has found the Sun is at least five times less active than other similar stars. A report in the journal Science based on an analysis of 369 Sun-like stars shows that solar brightness variations are extremely weak – just 0.07 percent -- compared to other stars.

 

*Elongating blobs of molten metals causing Earth’s magnetic north to move

New data suggests a pair of giant elongating magnetic blobs deep below the Earth’s surface are causing the planet’s north magnetic pole to move at an ever-increasing rate from its current position in the Canadian arctic towards Siberia.

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There have been positive early results from a phase 1 clinical trial of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine.

Current greenhouse gas emissions could cause more frequent and longer dust bowl heatwaves.

Archaeologists discover rare 2000 year old coin at a dig site near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

New study finds Dr Google is usually wrong.

New naturopathic centre opens in Australia’s new age hippie capital.

 

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May 25, 2020
Stunning New Images from the Surface of Asteroid Ryugu
00:25:23

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 49

*Stunning new images from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu

Astronomers have released amazing new close up high-resolution images and video of the surface of the asteroid Ryugu.

 

*Claims an extraterrestrial protein has been discovered

Scientists have found what they think could be the first known extraterrestrial protein discovered inside a meteorite.

 

*Gas giants do form differently to brown dwarfs

A new study claims gas giant exoplanets located at the outer edges of their planetary systems are formed in a different way to brown dwarfs.

 

*A Russian rocket suddenly breaks up in orbit – and no one’s really sure why

The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos says one of its rockets has suddenly broken up in orbit above the Indian Ocean.

 

*The Science Report

COVID-19 virus can be present in the semen of patients with the illness.

Temperature and latitude do not appear to be associated with the spread of COVID-19.

Iran carrying out cyber-attacks against the company making the COVID-19 drug remdesivir

Where do Southern Right Whales spend their summers?

 

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May 22, 2020
New Plan to Intercept Interstellar Visitors
00:28:47

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 48

 

*New plan to intercept interstellar visitors

NASA has provided some seed funding for an idea to develop a fleet of prepositioned spacecraft to study interstellar asteroids and comets before they zoom out of the solar system.

 

*New evidence for watery plumes erupting on Europa

New computer simulations based on data from NASA’s 1990s vintage Galileo spacecraft are providing more evidence that the Jovian ice moon Europa erupts plumes of water deep into space from its massive subsurface ocean.

 

*Perseverance Rover placed in launch configuration for its flight to Mars

NASA scientists and engineers have placed the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover into its final launch configuration in preparation for its ride to the red planet.

 

*The Science Report

Why men are suffering worse outcomes from infection with COVID-19 than women.

How to correctly disinfect your face mask.

New study to examine how speed affect the metabolism of other drugs.

The U.S. Space Force has acquired its first offensive weapon.

Skeptics look at the latest Covid-19 conspiracy theories.

 

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May 20, 2020
One of the Oldest Objects in the Milky Way
00:35:14

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 47

*One of the oldest objects in the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered an ancient globular cluster that appears to be a staggering 13.6 billion years old – making it one of the oldest known objects in the Milky Way galaxy.

 

*Growing doubts about one of the universe’s fundamental constants

A new study suggests one of the fundamental constants of the laws of physics doesn’t appear to be quite so constant across the universe and seems to change depending on where you are.

 

*Australia and United States threatened by out of control Chinese rocket

Australia and the United States have escaped being hit by a deliberately out of control Chinese rocket.

It was the most massive object to have made an uncontrolled atmospheric re-entry since the 39-tonne Russian Salyut-7 spacecraft crashed in Argentina in 1991.

 

*China’s new capsule returns to Earth following its first test flight

China claims its new prototype manned spacecraft has returned safely to Earth following a three-day orbital test flight.

 

*The Science Report

Some kids with COVID-19 antibodies now showing signs of a new inflammatory multisystem syndrome.

The Chinese Military undertake a cyber attack on the Western Australian Government.

Palaeontologists discover the oldest known Homo sapiens remains in Europe.

Evidence that scientific advice was dismissed as part of the Adani Carmichael mine approval process.

 

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May 18, 2020
Venus Dominated by Atmospheric Tidal Waves
00:28:32

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 46

*Venus dominated by atmospheric tidal waves

A new study shows Venus’s atmosphere rotates much faster than the planet itself because of a thermal tide generated by solar heating on the planet’s dayside and corresponding cooling on its nightside.

 

*High speed turbulence preventing star birth in galactic centre

A new study claims high speed gas collisions suppress star formation along the central bar of barred spiral galaxies.

 

*X-37B Space Shuttle prepares for new mission

The US Space Force is about to launch one of its X-37B space shuttles back into orbit.  The classified OTV-6 mission is slated to fly on May 16 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from launch complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

 

*Test flight for China’s new manned capsule.

China claims it successfully launched a new prototype capsule which would eventually be used to fly crew to Beijing’s planned space station and eventually to the Moon.

 

*The Science Report

Nasal swabs have been found to have far higher concentrations of the COVID-19 virus than throat swabs.

How COVID-19 affects kids and adolescents.

Claims coins may be better than notes for paying cash without spreading bacteria.

Starting school an hour later may help our high school kids get a better night's rest.

 

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May 15, 2020
Detecting Exotic Quark-Gluon Plasma
00:23:59

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*Using colliding neutron stars to detect exotic quark-gluon plasma

New computer modeling has suggested an exotic substance called quark-gluon plasma generated by the merging neutron stars could be detected through gravitational waves.

 

*Jovian like cloud bands discovered on nearest Brown Dwarf

Astronomers have discovered that the nearest brown dwarf to Earth – has cloud bands similar to those seen around Jupiter.

 

*Ariane 6 still on track for maiden flight this year

Well despite setbacks caused by the global COVID-19 corona virus pandemic – the Maiden flight of the European Space agency’s new Ariane 6 rocket is still slated to take place before the end of this year – launching 30 small OneWeb broadband satellites into orbit.

 

*The Science Report

Scientists say hydroxychloroquine worth further study as a treatment for COVID-19.

Warnings that cell phones could be acting as ‘Trojan horses’ for coronavirus.

Logging found to have had a profound effect on the catastrophic Australian bushfires.

Discovery of the most complete crazy beast fossils ever found.

Iran’s fake coronavirus detector.

 

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May 13, 2020
Discovered - Nearby Big Black Hole
00:26:11

*Discovery of the nearest black hole to Earth

Astronomers have discovered the nearest black hole to Earth located just 1120 light years away.

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*How galaxies grew so big so early

A new study suggests early galaxies first began growing big through their own internal gas reserves before they began consuming mass from other smaller nearby galaxies through galactic cannibalism.

 

*Asteroid out of know where

Astronomers have had a shock when an asteroid the size of a van suddenly swooped out of the darkness of space and streaking just 12 hundred kilometres above satellites.

 

*The Science Report

China, Russia and Iran engaged in cyber-attacks targeting research on COVID-19 vaccines.

The FDA authorizes use of the experimental COVID-19 drug remdesivir for emergency use.

The first case of COVID-19 has been detected in a family dog.

New fossil suggests the dinosaur Spinosaurus was far more at home in the water than on land.

Homeopathy banned from using CEASE treatment because it’s shonky and doesn’t work.

 

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May 11, 2020
Three Companies
00:35:06

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*Three companies selected to develop lunar module concepts to return people to the Moon

NASA has selected SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to further develop their concepts for the next generation of Lunar module.

 

*The US Navy releases its UFO videos

The US Department of Defence has now formally released those three navy videos showing encounters between F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets and a series of unexplained aerial phenomena – what most people call UFOs.

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*Progress cargo ship launch

A Russian Progress cargo ship has docked successfully with the International Space Station following a two orbit three hour fast rendezvous flight.

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*May Skywatch

The Eta Aquarids meteor shower generated by Halley’s Comet is one of the highlights of May on Skywatch.

 

*The Science Report

The first results from seven studies looking at using hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19.

Nasal swabs found to have far higher concentrations of the COVID-19 virus than throat swabs.

Bringing together the available evidence on COVID-19 in kids.

Starting school an hour later may help our high school kids get a better night's rest.

 

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May 08, 2020
Old - Very Old
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*Plate Tectonics at least 3.2 billion years old

A new study has found that planet Earth was already experiencing tectonic plate movements 3.2 billion years ago and that the plates back then were moving at similar rates to what they are now.

 

*Hubble celebrates 30 years of science

The Hubble Space Telescope has just celebrated its 30th anniversary in space. It’s hard to believe, but for more than a generation now, the Earth orbiting observatory has been redefining our view of the universe providing a new understanding of the cosmos and humanity’s place in it.

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*The Sun’s magnetic poles reversing polarity with two solar cycles active at once

There’s been more evidence that the new solar cycle is taking hold on the Sun with magnetic map images from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft showing two separate solar cycle sun spots on the solar disk at the same time.

 

*The Science Report

China threatens Australian exports over Canberra’s call for an independent enquiry into COVID-19.

Growing reports of young and middle-aged people, barely sick with covid-19, dying of strokes.

Claims 43 percent of COVID-19 sufferers show no symptoms at all.

A new study warns that global insect populations dropped 25% since 1990.

Oil and gas operations releasing the greenhouse gas methane at twice the average rate.

The healthiest way to brew a coffee.

 

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May 06, 2020
Centaurs Identified as Permanent Interstellar Visitors in our Solar System
00:31:06

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*Centaurs identified as permanent interstellar visitors in our solar system

Astronomers have identified the first known permanent population of asteroids originating from outside our solar system.

 

*Asteroid Flyby

A two kilometre wide potentially hazardous NEO or Near Earth Object has just flown past Earth space.

 

*Keeping track of Bepi Columbo

As the European Space Agency’s Mercury bound BepiColumbo spacecraft undertook its 30 kilometre per second flyby of Earth the other week scientists with the University of Western Australia were keeping a close eye on it – just to make sure things were going as planned.

 

*More Iranian rocket secrets revealed

New images of last week’s Iranian rocket launch are providing more details about the test and exactly what really happened.

 

*The Science Report

All the available data on how COVID-19 infects the human body.

Studies suggest warmer weather in the northern hemisphere may not curb the transmission of COVID-19.

COVID-19 now affecting research into global warming.

Study shows 56% of kids aged 8-12, and 69% of teens aged 13-18, watch videos online every day.

 

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May 04, 2020
When Worlds Collide – the titanic collision of two asteroids
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*When worlds collide – the titanic collision of two asteroids

Astronomers have observed an expanding cloud of icy debris caused by the catastrophic collision of two asteroids in a distant star system.

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*Why NASA chose Jezero Crater for the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover

Preparations are continuing at the Cape Canaveral air force base for July’s planned launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. The mission will study the local geology and search for signs of past life on the red planet – which is why Jezero Crater was chosen from more than 60 candidate locations.

 

*Belief in UFOs and alien abductions is falling because people have more things to worry about.

Belief in extra-terrestrial life and aliens visiting the Earth in flying saucers to engage in some late-night probing has been a mainstay of science fiction for well over a hundred years but belief in UFOs and alien abductions is falling because people have more important things to worry about.

 

*The Science Report

Growing concerns that COVID-19 is spreading simply through breathing and talking.

Paper towels are better at removing viruses that hot air hand dryers.

Amphibians including frogs and salamanders on the front line of extinction due to global warming.

Summer Arctic sea-ice is predicted to disappear before 2050 due to climate change.

COVID-19 bringing out all the usual con-artists, shonks, and woo merchants.

 

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May 01, 2020
Why the Universe Exists
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*Strongest evidence yet that neutrinos explain why the universe exists

The difference between Neutrinos and their anti-matter counterpart may provide scientists with their best evidence yet to explain why the universe exists.

 

*Possible second planet detected orbiting Proxima Centauri

Astronomers have received some tantalizing clues of a possible second planet orbiting Proxima Centauri – our nearest neighbouring star system.

 

*Cheops begins its science mission

The European Space Agency’s exoplanetary mission Cheops has successfully completed three months of in-orbit commissioning and is now ready to begin its science mission.

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*Expedition 62 returns home to a very different world

Three Expedition 62 crew members have returned safely to Earth following their seven month stay aboard the International Space Station.

 

*The Science Report

Growing international calls for an independent investigation into the COVID-19 pandemic.

New gene editing approach which can attack 90 per cent of coronaviruses, including COVID-19.

Aspirin linked to a significant reduction in the risk of developing cancers of the digestive tract.

Estuaries in south-eastern Australia warming at twice the rate of oceans and the atmosphere.

A significant step forward in understanding light–matter interactions of quantum systems.

 

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Apr 29, 2020
Einstein - Right - Again!
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*Stars dancing around a monster black hole prove Einstein was right again.

*Interstellar comet21/ Borisov originated from a red dwarf.

*May 27 named as date for American's return to launching people into space.

*Iran launches military spy satellite

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Apr 27, 2020
Superluminal Jets
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*Discovery of superluminal jets generated by colliding galaxies

Astronomers have discovered jets of charged particles bursting out at close to the speed of light from a pair of merging spiral galaxies.

 

*First ever observation of rare helium white dwarf binary

Astronomers have for the first time ever detected a rare helium white dwarf binary.

 

*Is Interstellar Comet Borisov breaking apart

Comet Borisov – the Solar Systems second confirmed interstellar visitor is breaking apart.

 

*Final preparations continue for the launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover

Final preparations are continuing Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the July launch of NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover.

 

*The Science Report

Studies show COVID-19 affects the brain and nervous system in around a third of all cases.

Smokers at greater risk from COVID-19.

Going to bed early may help reduce children’s risk of becoming overweight or obese.

New study shows cannabis can be addictive.

New research shows legalizing cannabis linked to an increase in psychotic episodes.

 

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Apr 24, 2020
Brightest Supernova Ever Seen
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*Brightest supernova ever seen

Astronomers have discovered the brightest, most energetic, and likely most massive supernova ever seen.

 

*Bepi Columbo swoops past Earth at 30 kilometres per second

The European Space Agency Bepi Columbo spacecraft has just undertaken a close gravity assist flyby of the Earth – swooping down over the South Atlantic Ocean at an altitude of just 12,677 kilometres.

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*Fine threads of million degree plasma woven through the Sun’s atmosphere

A new study has revealed the Sun’s outer layer is filled with previously unseen, incredibly fine magnetic threads filled with extremely hot, million-degree plasma.

 

*The Science Report

New studies suggest only 6% of COVID-19 cases have been identified.

Dying from COVID-19-associated pneumonia is highest in people aged over 65.

Identification of what might be the longest animal that ever lived.

The Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its third coral bleaching event in five years.

China’s disease ridden meat markets reopened.

 

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Apr 22, 2020
The Origins of Earth’s Water
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*The origins of Earth’s water

A new study claims Earth’s water was born with the planet and didn’t arrive later through asteroid or comet impacts.

 

*Parkes radio telescope upgrade

The CSIRO’s iconic Parkes radio telescope is getting an upgrade.

 

*Key pre-launch test for the James Webb Space Telescope

There’s been an important milestone in the development of NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope with a pre-launch test of its primary mirror being fully unfurled and deployed into the final configuration it will have once in orbit next year.

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*Comet Atlas breaks up

Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS which had promised to put on a spectacular display over the next few months has shattered both skywatchers expectations and itself – breaking apart into at least three or four major fragments.

 

*The Science Report

Scientists discover three distinct variants of COVID-19.

People previously cleared for COVID-19 found positive following a second round of testing.

Evidence people can infect their pets with COVID-19.

An ozone hole opening up over the Arctic.

Owner separation problems found in cats.

 

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Apr 20, 2020
Revolutionary New Images of a Quasar
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*Revolutionary new images of a quasar

Astronomers have obtained their best view yet of a massive quasar blasting out from a monster black hole a third of the way across the universe.

 

*All systems are go for Vega-C maiden flight

The European Space Agency says all systems are go for the maiden flight of Europe’s new Vega-C launch vehicle.

 

*Expedition 63 launch

The new Expedition 62/63 crew have arrived safely aboard the International Space Station following a rapid rendezvous four orbit flight from the Earth.

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*Final flight for Dragon 1

A Dragon 1 capsule has returned to Earth for the final time. SpaceX mission CRS-20’s splashdown in the North Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California marked the end of NASA’s first Commercial Resupply Services contract, and the retirement of SpaceX’s first generation Dragon cargo ships.

 

*Another Starship failure

SpaceX’s latest prototype Starship test article -- SN3 --experienced a major failure – collapsing during a pressurized cryogenic fuel test.

 

*The Science Report

New questions about corruption at the top of the World Health Organization.

A look at the links between a heightened risk of COVID-19 and heart issues.

A new warning that global warming could destroy ecosystems within the decade.

A new study claims having thick thighs may save lives.

 

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Apr 17, 2020
Are gamma ray bursts powered by a star’s collapsing magnetic fields?
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*Are gamma ray bursts powered by a star’s collapsing magnetic fields?

New research suggests gamma ray bursts -- the most powerful explosions in the universe since the big bang – may be caused by the collapse of a dying star's magnetic field.

 

*The mysteries of Uranus

A new study says the strange axis of rotation of the planet Uranus and the unusual properties of its moons and ring system were most likely caused by an ancient collision with another planet up to three times the size of Earth billions of years ago.

 

*Boeing to fly second unmanned Starliner orbital test flight

Boeing will undertake a second unmanned orbital test flight of its new CST100 Starliner spacecraft.

 

*The Science Report

More than fifty potential COVID-19 vaccines now being tested around the world.

Scientists say there’s no evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted through eating food

New study looks at how COVID-19 affects young and middle aged adults.

They’re like taxis -You wait ages for a pterosaur and then suddenly four new species come along at once.

The new smart toilet that checks your health while you go.

Flat Earther dies in steam powered rocket crash.

 

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Apr 15, 2020
Claims the expansion of the universe could be different in different directions
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*Claims the expansion of the universe could be different in different directions

One of the fundamental pillars of cosmology is the understanding that the universe is 'isotropic – in other words everything looks the same in all directions -- if you look over large enough distances. But now new observations are questioning that.

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*The importance of a planetary magnetic field for life

Astronomers searching for planets capable of supporting life –look for terrestrial worlds orbiting in the habitable zones of their host stars.

 

*Strange gravity on asteroid Bennu

Astronomers studying data from the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft orbiting the asteroid Bennu have discovered strange gravity effects on the 484 metre wide space rock.

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More confusion about whether you should wear face masks in public to fight COVID-19.

The CDC says wear the masks.

But South Korean studies say they don’t help.

Scientists have mapped the genome of the German shepherd.

A new study has found that male drivers pose a higher risk to other people.

 

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Apr 13, 2020
New Theory to Explain How Magnetars are Made
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*A new theory to explain how magnetars are made

New computer simulations have shown astronomers how Magnetars – stellar corpses with the strongest magnetic fields in the known universe – could have evolved.

 

*Japan’s Mission to the Martian moon Phobos

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA is planning a sample return mission to the Martian moon Phobos.

 

*New worlds found beyond Neptune

Astronomers have discovered more than 300 new minor planets beyond Neptune.

 

*Long March 7A failure

China has failed to place a new classified military spy satellite into orbit using its new generation Long March 7A rocket.

 

*The Science Report

Heart damage common among patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

More evidence suggesting bats were the most likely source for the coronavirus.

Warnings COVID-19 may be able to spread in swimming centres.

Discovery of three new species of fish-eating toothed pterosaurs.

A new technique to ‘build’ meat grown in a laboratory.

Homeopath accreditation being challenged in the British high court.

 

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Apr 10, 2020
Best Evidence Yet for Intermediate-sized Black Holes
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*Best evidence yet for intermediate-sized black holes.

Astronomers have their best evidence yet for the existence of intermediate-sized black holes -- a long sort after missing link in black hole observations.

 

*A new planetary defense mission to smash an asteroid

The European Space Agency and NASA are teaming up for a mission to smash into as asteroid as part of a planetary defense test.

 

*Solar wind is slowing beyond Pluto

New measurements by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has confirmed earlier data showing that the solar wind – the supersonic stream of charged particles emitted by the Sun – slows down the further away it gets.

 

*First launch for the new U.S. Space Force

The United Launch alliance has carried out its first mission for the newly constituted United States Space Force launching the sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency- or AEHF satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket.

 

*The Science Report

Claims that some COVID-19 patients who appear to have cleared the virus may still be harbouring it.

Evidence that Beijing’s coverup of COVID-19 allowed it to stockpile medical supplies from other countries.

East and West Antarctic ice sheets losing mass at unprecedented rates.

While they can't pick out precise numbers, animals can comprehend that more is, well, more!

COVID-19 What’s in a name.

 

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Apr 08, 2020
NASA Canberra Upgrade to Affect the Voyager 2 Spacecraft
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*NASA Canberra upgrade to affect the Voyager 2 spacecraft

NASA is undertaking a critical upgrade of its 70 metre Deep Space Network radio antenna near Canberra (Australia).

 

*A whole new generation of European Launch Vehicles about the fly

The European Space Agency is preparing to begin flights with two new rocket launch systems this year the Ariane 6 and the Vega-C.

 

*A new mission to study Giant Solar Particle Storms

NASA has selected a new mission to study how the Sun generates and releases giant space weather events - known as solar particle storms.

 

*More Chinese military spy satellites launched

China has launched another three Yaogan-30 signet intelligence-gathering reconnaissance satellites.

 

*The Science Report

Claims 42,000 people have died in Wuhan from COVID-19 rather than the 3,300 claimed by Beijing. 

Studies show the number of intensive care COVID-19 patients in Italy increased exponentially for 18 days.

20 percent of people over 80 infected with COVID-19 likely to require hospitalization.

Discovery of a new species of velociraptor in New Mexico.

Could Australia have the longest continuous cliff line in the world?

 

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Apr 06, 2020
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Continues to Shrink
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*Jupiter’s great red spot continues to shrink

A new study has confirmed that Jupiter’s iconic great red spot is continuing to shrink.

 

*New evidence showing Earth’s days are getting longer

A new study has used fossil mollusc shells to provide a new way of confirming the days are getting longer as the Earth’s rotation continues to slow down.

 

*New comet getting really bright really quickly

A new comet first discovered in the closing days of 2019 looks like it could put on a spectacular celestial light show over the next few months.

 

*April SkyWatch

Our nearest neighbouring star system Alpha Centauri and the Southern Cross constellation are highlights of the April night skies.

 

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Apr 03, 2020
Quasar Tsunamis Rip Across Galaxies
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*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.

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*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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Apr 01, 2020
Biggest Explosion Since the Big Bang
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*Biggest explosion since the big bang

Astronomers have detected the biggest explosion ever recorded anywhere in the universe – other than the big bang itself.

 

*Could fragments of the planet Theia be buried under the lunar surface

A new study claims fragments of the planet that hit the Earth to create the Moon may still be present below the lunar surface.

 

*More Near-Earth Objects detected

The European Space Agency’s Near-Earth Objects co-ordination centre has added another 202 asteroids to its list of potentially hazardous objects that pass close to the Earth.

 

*Soyuz launches more internet satellites

Russia has launched another 34 OneWeb broadband internet satellites into orbit for Arianespace.

 

*The Science Report

Growing calls for an international investigation into Beijing’s cover-up of the true extent of COVID-19.

New data shows social distancing measures are working to reduce the number of cases of COVID-19.

The first phase I clinical trial for a potential COVID-19 vaccine has begun in Seattle.

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine showing interesting results in the battle against COVID-19.

Australia’s recent mega bushfires were responsible for over 400 deaths.

 

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Mar 30, 2020
New Kind of Magnetic Explosion on The Sun
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*New kind of magnetic explosion on Sun

Scientists have detected a magnetic explosion on the Sun -- the likes of which has never been seen before.

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*How planets and planetesimals were formed

Data from NASA’s New Horizons mission is providing new insights into how planets and planetesimals -- the building blocks of the planets -- are formed.

 

*SpaceX to send tourists to the International Space Station

SpaceX is to start flying rich tourists to the International space station before the end of next year.

 

*Captain James Cook the navigator

While most people know Cook as the first European to circumnavigate the east coast of Australia in His Majesty’s Royal Navy Bark Endeavour -- and claim Australia in the name of mother England in 1770 – Cook was also a highly accomplished navigator – undertaking three major voyages of exploration across the largely uncharted Pacific Ocean.

 

*The Science Report

Average global temperatures now 1.1°C above pre-industrial levels.

Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets now losing ice six times faster than they were in the 1990s.

Gay and lesbian teens still primary victims physical or sexual assault.

Scientists successfully control the nucleus of an atom using only electric fields.

The oldest fossil of a modern bird ever found.

Why people go for alternative medicines.

 

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Mar 27, 2020
New Type of Pulsating Star Discovered
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*New type of pulsating star discovered

Astronomers have discovered an unusual star that pulsates on just one side. The strange tear-drop shaped star reported in the journal Nature Astronomy is part of a binary system located some 1500 light-years away.

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*SpaceX to fly astronauts to the Space Station in May

NASA has confirmed that SpaceX will fly astronauts to the International Space Station in May using a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon 2 capsule. The historic flight will be the first manned mission launched from American soil since the mothballing of the Space Shuttle fleet following STS-135 in 2011.

 

*New satellite tracking station for Alice Springs

Arianespace is to develop a new satellite tracking station at a technology centre near the outback town of Alice Springs.

 

*ExoMars mission delay till 2022

The European Space Agency and the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos have decided to postpone the launch of the second ExoMars mission to study the Red Planet until 2022.

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*SpaceX Starlink launch

Drama has surrounded SpaceX’s latest launch of another 60 Starlink broadband internet satellites into orbit.

 

*The Science Report

A special report wrapping up what we now know about the COVID-19 coronavirus.

 

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Mar 25, 2020
Dark Matter and D-Star Hexaquarks
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*Could dark matter be made up of strange particles called d-star hexaquarks

Scientists have identified a sub-atomic particle that could have formed the 'dark matter' in the Universe during the Big Bang.

 

*Rare white dwarf merger

Astronomers have identified an unusually massive white dwarf which may be the result of a rare merger between smaller two white dwarfs.

 

*New in orbit satellite salvage spacecraft begins operations

Northrop Grumman have undertaken their first in orbit satellite refuelling operation successfully linking up with an aging telecommunications satellite in geostationary orbit 36 thousand kilometres above the equator.

 

*Choosing the right telescope

Jonathan Nally from Australian Sky and Telescope Magazine tells us how to know what’s the best beginners telescope to buy.

 

*The Science Report

The Sun not responsible for global warming.

Man-made climate change made Australia’s bushfires 30% more likely to occur.

Fish oil supplements may be linked to a lower risk of death.

Claims saffron can enhance the quality of sleep.

A new study claims men can distinguish between the scents of sexually aroused and non-aroused women.

Fake news on the Covid-19 Chinese corona virus continues to grow.

 

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Mar 20, 2020
A Warp in the Milky Way Galaxy
00:33:05

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*A warp in the Milky Way Galaxy

A new study suggests that a warp in the disk of the Milky Way galaxy is probably caused by an ongoing collision with another galaxy.

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*Mars 2020 rover officially named Perseverance

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover has been officially named Perseverance.

 

*Lagrange mission to provide solar warning

The European Space Agency is planning a new mission to provide early warning of geomagnetic storms – or space weather events heading towards Earth.

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*Last flight of the original SpaceX Dragon

SpaceX has launched its 20th and final Dragon cargo ship in its original configuration to the International Space Station.

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*The Science Report

COVID-19 Chinese coronavirus fatality risk factors.

New links between early menopause and later health problems.

Social media and smartphone use linked to mental health issues among young people.

Microbes found on space station not considered harm full.

Scientists observe a new state of matter.

 

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Mar 18, 2020
Rewriting the History of Star Formation at the Heart of the Milky Way
00:39:08

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*Rewriting the history of star formation at the heart of the Milky Way

New observations have rewritten the history of star formation at the centre of the Milky Way.

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*ASA HQ officially opened

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has officially opened the fledgling Australian Space Agency’s new headquarters in Adelaide.

 

*New Russian military satellite launched

Moscow has launched a new military satellite into orbit for the Russian Ministry of Defence.

 

*March Skywatch

The March equinox -- important in astronomy because it’s used to define the celestial co-ordinate system of right ascension and declination -- which will take place at 14:49 on the afternoon of Friday March 20th Australian Eastern Daylight time -- that’s 23:49 on the evening of Thursday March 19 US Eastern Daylight Time and 03:49 in the morning of Friday March 20th Greenwich mean time.

 

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Mar 13, 2020
Volcanically Active Vesta
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*Volcanically active Vesta

New evidence shows the asteroid 4 Vesta remained volcanically active far longer than it should have.

*South Australia back in space flight this year.

It’s been many decades since the last spacecraft were launched into orbit from the Woomera rocket range in South Australia’s far north.

 *Phantom Express project scrapped

Boeing has withdrawn from the Phantom Express Experimental Spaceplane Program.

*Russia launches 34 satellites on Soyuz

A Russian Soyuz rocket has blasted into orbit carrying 34 new internet telecommunications satellites.

 

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Mar 11, 2020
Mars: Rocking and Rolling on the Red Planet
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*Mars: rocking and rolling on the red planet

New data has revealed that Mars is very geologically active with regular marsquakes occurring across the red planet.

 

*Understanding the birth of atoms

A new study will use new three-dimensional supercomputer simulations to recreate the evolution of different types of stars to better understand the origin of the first atoms and elements on the periodic table.

 

*Looks like Betelgeuse has stopped dimming – at least for now

Weeks of speculation over whether the red supergiant star Betelgeuse is about to go supernova has finally been answered – with a firm no – at least for now.

 

*Earth’s new second moon

The Earth has a new moon. That’s in addition to our regular 3475 kilometre wide Moon Luna which is orbiting some 384,400 kilometres away.

 

*Fifth Starlink launch

SpaceX has launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites.

 

*Long March 2D launches four satellites

A Chinese Long March-2D rocket has carried four new technology test satellites into space.

 

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Growing fears that the Covid-19 coronavirus is about to be declared a global pandemic.

Australia’s devastating bushfire catastrophe burnt out over 21 percent of Australian forests.

Does the tendency to have boys or girls run in families?

The giant bacteriophages that blur the line between viruses and bacteria.

New study says Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago.

 

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Mar 06, 2020
Bonus: Introducing Life's Little Mysteries
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Mar 03, 2020
Studying Jupiter’s Water Content
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*Studying Jupiter’s water content

NASA’s Juno mission has provided its first science results on the amount of water in Jupiter’s atmosphere.

 

*Building a universe without dark matter

Scientists have for the first time replicated a functioning universe without using dark matter.

 

*Where are we now at - over the idea of Life on Mars?

The possibility of life on Mars has long been a subject of significant speculation among astronomers -- especially those interested in planetary science or astrobiology. So where are we really at?

 

*13th Cygnus Cargo ship docks with space station

The thirteenth Cygnus Cargo ship carrying fresh supplies and experiments has successfully docked with the International Space Station 414 kilometres above the western Pacific Ocean.

 

*The Science Report

Warnings that ice loss in Antarctica could contribute another 58 cm to sea level rise this century.

Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts the types of gut bacteria linked to ‘healthy’ ageing.

Discovery of a new species of Tyrannosaur dinosaur.

More evidence linking whale strandings to the use of military sonar.

Well it’s now official – new research has shown that junk food can mess with your brain.

Separating the good science news from fake news.

 

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Feb 28, 2020
Mars Could Have Liquid Water on its Surface
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 17

*Mars could have liquid water on its surface

A new study suggests that Mars might have liquid salty water on its surface for a few days every year.

 

*New exoplanetary discovery

Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of a new exoplanet located some 250 light years away.

 

*Discovery of a stellar aurorae

Astronomers have detected auroral activity around a star for the first time.

 

*Iran’s fake manned space program

Straight out of the you couldn’t make this stuff up category comes news that Iran’s Information and technology minister Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi has tweeted a photo of the islamic republic’s new high tech space suite developed for the nation’s manned space program. -- Trouble is he lifted the image straight out of the Amazon fashion catalogue for kids Halloween costumes. 

 

*Second Ariane 5 launch for 2020

Arianespace has carried out its second Ariane 5 launch for the year placing the new Geo-Kompsat-2B environmental observation satellite into orbit.

 

*The Science Report

Crude from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill found far beyond the slick’s known satellite footprint.

Fears a third of planet Earth’s plant and animal species could be gone in 50 years.

Changing your intestinal microbiome to cut your risk of heart disease.

Australia’s first plant foods discovered in the Northern Territory’s Arnhem Land.

A history of ten or more lifetime sexual partners linked to an increased risk of cancer.

 

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Feb 26, 2020
Magellanic Cloud Stars Discovered in the Milky Way
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 16

*Magellanic Cloud stars discovered in the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered stars made out of material from two nearby dwarf galaxies known as the Magellanic Clouds in the Milky Way.

 

*Space Travel brain damage study

A study reported in the journal eNuro has found that exposure to chronic, low dose radiation - the conditions present in deep space – would cause neural and behavioural impairments in astronauts.

 

*Soyuz returns Expedition 61 crew

Three members of the International Space Station’s Expedition 61 crew have returned safely to Earth aboard their Soyuz MS-13 capsule.

 

*Iran satellite failure

Iran has failed in its latest attempt to launch a satellite into orbit – but the launch was very successful as a missile test.

 

*Preserving the night sky

One of the great sights in the southern nights’ skies is the iconic constellation of the Southern Cross.

 

*The Science Report

A new study warns that Arctic ice melt caused by global warming is changing ocean currents.

Researchers say probiotic bacteria, commonly used in yoghurt could help inflammatory disorders.

A new study has found teens are struggling to control their impulses online.

Ancient virus and bacteria found in ice core drill samples from Tibet.

New research claims a dog’s tendency to yawn when you do doesn’t mean they like you.

72 percent of people have used Dr Google rather than a real doctor at least once.

 

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Feb 21, 2020
The Vampire Star
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 15

 

*The vampire star

Astronomers have found a ‘vampire’ star in the midst of a feeding frenzy.

 

*Solar Orbiter launches to the Sun

The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter mission has blasted into space on its historic mission to image the Sun’s polar regions, and study its magnetic fields and its heliosphere – the Sun’s extended atmosphere created by the solar wind which fills and encircles the entire solar system.

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*Space Junk near miss

The growing problem of space junk has surfaced again with two disused satellites travelling at 28 thousand kilometres per hour missing each other by metres.

 

*The Science Report

The latest news on the coronavirus Covid-19.

The Pangolin now thought to be a vector for Covid-19.

Is China being truthful about what it knew about Covid-19 and when.

Antarctica has experienced its hottest ever recorded temperature.

New study shows smoking dope doesn’t just get you stoned – it can also give you false memories.

 

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Feb 19, 2020
New Type of Aurorae Discovered
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 14

*New type of aurorae discovered

A new type of aurora called the dunes has been discovered in the skies above Finland.

 

*Rare Atiras asteroid discovered

Astronomers have discovered a rare asteroid orbiting inside the orbit of Venus.

 

*Astronauts wrap up refurbishment of cosmic ray detector

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully completed their fourth spacewalk designed to refurbish the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.

 

*Orion spacecraft under test

NASA’s new manned spacecraft for missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond is now undergoing testing at the Plum Brook facility in Ohio.

 

*Skywatch

We check out the night skies of February on Skywatch

 

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Feb 14, 2020
Hiding In Plain Sight
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 13

 

*Giant galactic structure hiding nearby in plain sight

Astronomers have discovered a massive wave of interconnected stellar nurseries forming one of the largest coherent structures in the Milky Way Galaxy.

 

*New estimates for the age of part of the Milky Way

Astronomers have determined that one of the Milky Way Galaxy’s primary structures – its thick disk – is about ten billion years old.

 

*New evidence of frame dragging shows Einstein was right (again)

Astronomers tracking the orbit of an exotic binary star system have discovered new evidence of frame dragging – the process by which the rotation of a massive celestial object can cause the fabric of spacetime to twist.

 

*Rocket Lab launches American spy satellite

Rocket Lab has successfully launched a new spy satellite for America’s National Reconnaissance Office from its New Zealand launch pad..

 

*Calls for Australia to develop its own space command

Russia and China have had them for years and the United States has just set up its own – now the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says the Australian Defence Force needs its own space command within the air force.

 

*The Science Report

A new study has confirmed a significant link between eating meat and heart disease.

Rare dolphins under threat from exposure to increasing amounts of water contamination.

New technology from the CSIRO to pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

The ancient temple that could provide a glimpse of what the great Temple of King Solomon was like.

A new way to provide age estimates for Aboriginal rock art.

 

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Feb 12, 2020
NASA Working to try and Save Voyager 2
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*NASA working to try and save Voyager 2

Mission Managers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California are trying to restore systems after all five of Voyager 2’s science instruments suddenly stopped working.

 

*Solar Orbiter ready to launch on a mission to the Sun

It’s all systems go for this month’s launch of the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter mission to the Sun.

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*The most detailed high resolution images ever taken of the Sun’s surface

Astronomers have released the most detailed high resolution images ever taken of the photosphere – the visible surface of the Sun.

 

*New study on alien invasion

Science fiction writers often portray alien invasions attacking Earth and humanity. Well there is a strongly held hypothesis known as panspermia which suggests that microbes could be transported from one world to another as hitchhikers inside asteroids, comets and meteors.

 

*Another 60 Starlink satellites launched

SpaceX has launched its fourth batch of 60 Starlink satellites.

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*The Science Report

Fermented soy products, like miso and natto, linked to a lower mortality rate.

Kids rice snacks found to have arsenic at levels above safety guidelines.

Study warns that sunscreen chemicals are being absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream.

The new cell phone that sweats to keep cool.

Scientists have released the Kraken – or at least its genetic code.

Woo entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow’s new series promoting pseudoscientific products on Netflix.

 

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Feb 07, 2020
Growing Evidence for a Second Planet Around Proxima Centauri
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 11

 

*Growing evidence for a second planet around Proxima Centauri.

Astronomers are finding growing signs of a possible second planet orbiting Proxima Centauri.

 

*Discovery of the oldest dated asteroid impact crater

Outback Western Australia’s Yarrabubba crater has set a new date record for the Earth’s oldest discovered asteroid impact structure.

 

*Could Saturn’s moon Enceladus be habitable

Analysis of a plume of gases and frozen sea spray ejected into space from the Saturnian ice moon Enceladus suggests its interior is far more complex than previously thought.

 

*CHEOPS science instrument activated

The European Space Agency has activated the primary science instrument aboard their Characterising Exoplanet Satellite – CHEOPS to begin the mission's in-orbit commissioning phase.

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*The Science Report

Australian scientists recreate the 2019-nCoV coronavirus in the laboratory.

102 genes found to be associated with risk for autism.

Scientists date the kingdom Fungi to at least 800 million years ago.

Discovery of a new species of the deadly meat-eating dinosaur Allosaurus.

How to make the perfect espresso.

 

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Feb 05, 2020
Cracking the Standard Model of Particle Physics
00:31:11

SpaceTime 20200131 Series 23 Episode 10

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*Intriguing new results could crack the standard model of particle physics

Physicists at CERN the European Organisation for nuclear research have come up with some intriguing new results which if confirmed by follow up study could crack the standard model of particle physics – the foundation of sciences understanding of the universe.

 

*Dating a Milky Way feeding frenzy

A single bright star in the Southern Hemisphere constellation Indus has revealed new insights on the Milky Way galaxy’s cannibalization of the small dwarf galaxy Gaia-Enceladus.

 

*More evidence that asteroid impact killed the dinosaurs

There’s been another study showing how asteroid impact rather than volcanic activity caused the mass extinction event 66 million years ago which killed 75 percent of all other life on Earth including the non-avian dinosaurs.

 

*Ariane 5’s first launch for 2020

The European Space Agency has carried out its first Ariane 5 launch for the year carrying two telecommunications satellites into geostationary orbit.

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*China launches Galaxy 1

China has launched a new nano communications satellite.

 

*The Science Report

Damage to the ozone layer may be responsible for half of Arctic warming over the last 50 years.

A little bit of good news amongst the ecological disaster of Australia’s mega fires.

A link between fish oil supplements in improved sperm counts.

Scientists culture the microorganisms from which all complex life might have descended.

Have human body temperatures dropped since the 1860s.

Fire hosing is the term given to the latest strategy designed to stop intellectual debate on issues.

 

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Jan 31, 2020
A New View of the Centre of the Milky Way Galaxy
00:34:18

SpaceTime 20200129 Series 23 Episode 09 

 

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*A new view of the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomers have been shown a new never before seen glimpse of the centre of the Milky Way revealing regions of star birth and what appears to be an accretion ring of debris surrounding the galaxy’s central supermassive black hole.  

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*Supernova 1987A opens a new window in astronomy

Scientists have managed to peer deep into the past of supernova 1987A – the first nearby supernova that astronomers have been able to study in modern times.

 

*An eighth target for the Lucy Jovian trojan asteroid mission

Astronomers have found an eighth target for NASA’s Lucy mission to Jupiter’s trojan asteroids.

 

*Dragon passes its final test before manned space flights begin

NASA and SpaceX have successfully carried out their final major test flight of the Crew Dragon Two capsule prior to it being cleared to transport crew to the International Space Station.

 

*Boeing’s Starliner passes inspection following first space flight

Meanwhile, Boeing says an assessment of the Starliner capsule used for last month’s test flight shows the spacecraft has survived its journey into space and back with only minimal refurbishment needed before its next flight.

 

*First spacewalk for 2020

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have carried out their first spacewalk for the year.

 

*The Science Report

The growing global threat from a new coronavirus out of China.

2019 tops off Earth’s the warmest decade on record.

A breakthrough in laser-based weapons.

The iconic Platypus is on brink of extinction.

New study finds pop culture evolves no faster than normal animal evolution.

 

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Jan 29, 2020
New type of object discovered at the galactic centre
00:32:17

SpaceTime 20200124 Series 23 Episode 08

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*New type of object discovered at the galactic centre

Astronomers have discovered four bizarre objects near the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

 

*Tatooine like world discovered

NASA’s TESS spacecraft has discovered its first circumbinary exo-planet.

 

*New instrument to weigh planets

A new instrument designed to measure the masses of exoplanets has received first light at the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.

 

*Solar wind is slowing beyond Pluto

New measurements by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has confirmed earlier data showing that the solar wind – the supersonic stream of charged particles emitted by the Sun – slows down the further away it gets.

 

*China to undertake 50 rocket launches in 2020

China says it will undertake up to fifty rocket launches this year – dramatically upping the anti from the 34 launches it carried out in 2019.

 

*New Chinese sounding rocket test flight

Meanwhile, the private Chinese company Space Trek has launched its Tansuo-1 commercial suborbital carrier rocket on a test flight.

 

*The Science Report

Warnings that ice shelves in the eastern Antarctic Peninsula may have been predisposed to collapse.

One of the world’s largest fish has gone extinct due to overfishing and dam construction in China.

New clues about the cause of autism.

Finding out about the genetic history of the Cassowary.

Claims drinking tea at least three times a week could help you live longer.

True confessions of a phone in astrologer.

 

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Jan 25, 2020
Seven billion year old star dust discovered in meteorite
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SpaceTime 20200122 Series 23 Episode 07

 

*Seven billion year old star dust discovered in meteorite

Scientists studying the famous Murchison meteorite which fell to Earth in Victoria in 1969 have discovered seven billion year old pre-solar grains – the oldest material ever found on Earth.

 

*Farewell Spitzer

NASA is saying good bye to an old friend. One of the agencies four Great Observatories – the legendary Spitzer Space Telescope is being retired.

 

*Russian spy satellite breaks up in orbit

There’s growing evidence a top secret Russian spy satellite has broken apart in orbit.

 

*Great Melbourne Telescope back on public display

The Great Melbourne Telescope has gone on public display as part of celebrations marking its 150th Anniversary.

 

*Major milestone for Virgin Galactic’s second spaceship

Virgin Galactic’s second commercial spaceship has reached its "Weight on Wheels" milestone – in which all the major structural elements of the vehicle were assembled, and the spacecraft is sitting on its landing gear for the first time.

 

*Experimental satellite launched

China has launched a new experimental satellite into orbit.

 

*The Science Report

Australia’s devastating bushfires made drastically worse because of man-made climate change.

Study claims menopause is affected by how often women have sex when as they get older.

Moscow’s new Avangard hypersonic glide nuclear missile enters service.

Palaeontologists discover new dinosaur fossils in Queensland’s Winton Formation.

A new study into dogs ability to understand human voices and gestures.




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Jan 22, 2020
Evidence of the First Stars
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SpaceTime Series 23 Episode 06

*Evidence of the first stars

Astronomers have discovered evidence of the universe’s very first stars.

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*A third more near-Earth objects detected over the past year

The European Space Agency says there’s been a record-breaking 30 percent increase in the number of near-Earth objects discovered over the past year.

 

*NASA’s new planet hunter finds its first Earth-sized habitable zone world

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – TESS -- has discovered its first Earth-size habitable zone planet.

 

*Is dark energy real

A new study is raising questions about the existence of dark energy – the hypothetical force used to explain the accelerating expansion of the universe.

 

*The Science Report

Climate change may be responsible for the mass death of Puffin’s in the Bering Sea.

New study warns that 80% of 2-year-olds and 95% of 3-year-olds don’t meet screen time guidelines.

Eating more nuts in place of junk food could help you avoid putting on the pounds.

Growing evidence that China is behind Havana syndrome.

New findings about the origins of the Bayeux tapestry.

The woke generation’s love of woo.

 

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Jan 17, 2020
The Birth of a Black Hole Witnessed in Gravitational Waves
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SpaceTime Series 23 Episode 05


*The birth of a black hole witnessed in gravitational waves

Astronomers have confirmed another gravitational wave detection of neutron stars merging to create a black hole.

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*Fast Radio Bursts get even more mysterious

One of the universe’s unsolved mysteries has just become even more puzzling.

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*Evidence of active volcanism on Venus

For years astronomers have speculated that Venus has active volcanism – but while there have been lots of signs supporting that hypothesis – proof has been lacking – until now.

 

*Ground current event hits Norway

Scientists have detected a ground current event across Norway.

 

*Another 60 Starlink satellites launched

SpaceX has launched its third batch of 60 Starlink mini-satellites into orbit.

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New data shows that 2019 was Australia’s hottest and driest year on record.

Claims late nights and lie-ins, along with being more of a night owl, could influence your weight.

New revelations about T-Rex.

Discovery of a two thousand-year-old stone measuring table at a dig site in Jerusalem.

Iran says it will no longer abide by restrictions on its nuclear program.

 

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Jan 15, 2020
Understanding of Galactic Evolution Changes
00:36:22

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 04

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*New study changes the understanding of galactic evolution

Astronomers have discovered that galactic evolution may have begun much earlier than thought.

*CHEOPS launches into orbit

The European Space Agency’s CHEOPS spacecraft has successfully blasted into orbit on a mission to study exoplanets – world’s orbiting stars other than the Sun.

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*Solar spicules caused by magnetic reconnection

New observations suggest structures on the surface of the Sun known as solar spicules may be caused by a process called magnetic re-connection.

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*The hottest exoplanet ever discovered

Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet so hot its atmosphere is composed of vaporized heavy metals.

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*Final Rokot flight

Russia has carried out its final launch of a Rokot rocket.

*The Science Report

A 35-year data record charting sea-temperature changes.

The so-called love hormone - oxytocin - may have a role to play in sex addiction.

New study finds Australia's oldest flowering plants are 126 million years.

Iran about to unveil a new generation of uranium enrichment centrifuges.

New breeding and conservation program to try and save the endangered Sydney seahorse.

Wellington City Council wins New Zealand’s bent spoon award for pseudo-scientific piffle.

 

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Jan 10, 2020
Is Betelgeuse About to Blow?
00:26:53

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 03 

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*Is Betelgeuse about to blow?

The red supergiant Betelgeuse is dimming unusually and astronomers don’t know why. The strange activity is causing growing speculation that it may be about to go supernova --or maybe not.

*Discovery of the earliest known cannibalism

Astronomers have discovered the earliest known example of galactic cannibalism – an observation dating back some 13 billion years.

*The Milky Way galaxy

Okay, so we all know that we live on a small terrestrial planet orbiting a small yellow dwarf star in the Milky Way galaxy. But what do you really know about the Milky Way galaxy and our place in it?

*Vulcan to fly next year

The United Launch Alliance says its new Vulcan Centaur rocket is on track to have its maiden flight next year.

*China launches its most powerful rocket

China has s carried out a successful launch if its most powerful rocket – the Long March 5.

*The Science Report

New study warns that losing intact tropical forests is more devastating on climate than previously thought.

Emissions of the potent greenhouse gas nitrous oxide increasing.

Eating more ultra-processed foods linked to an increase risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Scientists think they've cracked why whales are so unbelievably huge.

Archaeologists discover two Bronze Age tombs in Greece.

 

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Jan 08, 2020
Proton Aurorae Discovered on Mars
00:32:53

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 02

 

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*Proton Aurorae discovered on Mars

Astronomers have found that a type of Martian aurora first identified by NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft in 2016 is actually the most common form of aurora occurring on the Red Planet.

 

*All systems go for the maiden flight of the new Vega-C

The European Space Agency will fly its new Vega C lightweight launch system on its maiden flight in March.

 

Russian Space Tourism back on the flight plan for Moscow

The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos plans to modify a Soyuz capsule to carry space tourists on a trip to orbit.

 

*New weather satellite launched

Russia has launched a new geostationary weather satellite into orbit.

 

*January Skywatch

This month we look at the brightest star in the night sky and cover one of the best meteor showers of the year.

 

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Jan 03, 2020
Could the Milky Way Have Two Supermassive Black Holes?
00:32:04

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 01 

 

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*Could the Milky Way have two supermassive black holes?

Astronomers are trying to discover if the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy might have a smaller companion.

 

*Solar Cycle 25 strengthens its grip

The Sun is showing more signs of moving into a new solar cycle.

 

*Starliner returns safely to Earth

After failing to reach the International Space Station on its maiden space test flight, Boeing’s new CST100 Starliner returned to Earth making a perfect pin point landing at the White Sands Missile Range in the New Mexico Desert.

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*NASA says its new SLS super heavy lift launch system is ready for flight

The core stage of NASA’s new super heavy lift rocket – the SLS – or Space Launch System -- has finally been completed in preparation of its maiden flight – possibly in June.

 

*Ring of fire solar eclipse

The Gulf, India and eastern Asia have experienced an annular boxing day eclipse.

 

*The Science Report

A special New Year’s Day look back at some of the strangest, weirdest, and most unusual science stories of 2019.

 

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Jan 01, 2020
96: How Galaxies Get Their Iconic Spirals
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 22 Episode 96 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *How galaxies get their iconic spirals A new study claims galactic magnetic fields could play an important role in shaping the elegant sweeping arms of spiral galaxies like the Milky Way. *Best ever pulsar maps and measurements Astrophysicists are literally rewriting and redrawing the textbook on pulsars after obtaining the most precise and dependable measurements of both a pulsar's size and its mass, as well as the first-ever map of hot spots on its surface. You tube video url: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189736850098  *US Space Force is now a thing U.S. President Donald Trump has formally signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act which officially establishes the United States Space Force as a new sixth branch of the American armed services. *Third AMS spacewalk Crew aboard the International Space Station have carried out the third of four planned spacewalks to service and upgrade AMS-02 – the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer -- a device designed to capture cosmic rays and antimatter particles -- and to hunt for signs of mysterious dark matter. *India spy satellite launch India has launched a new spy satellite into orbit. *Third flight in a row for same Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX has successfully launched the new JCSAT-18/Kacific1 telecommunications satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. You tube video url: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189713545878  *China’s space launch blitz continues It may be the end of year holiday season but China’s space blitz is continuing with the launch of two more BeiDou-3 navigation satellites followed by a new Sino-Brazilian Earth observation satellite. *Russia launches new navigation satellite Russian space forces have launched a Soyuz-2.1b rocket carrying a Glonass-M navigation satellite into orbit. *The Science Report Now impossible for the Earth not to increase average temperatures by two degrees in coming years. Research warns global warming makes it more difficult to predict year-to-year global climate variations. Excess salty water discharge from the Sydney Desalination Plant is attracting lots of fish.  Eating ultra-processed foods linked to an increase risk of developing type 2 diabetes. How cats use marks on their ears to communicate. SBS wins Australian Skeptic’s 2019 bent spoon award for the worst pseudo-scientific piffle of the year.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or if you’re not a fan of Patreon, go to Supercast - https://bitesz.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2019
96: How Galaxies Get their Iconic Spirals
00:36:04

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*How galaxies get their iconic spirals

A new study claims galactic magnetic fields could play an important role in shaping the elegant sweeping arms of spiral galaxies like the Milky Way.

 

*Best ever pulsar maps and measurements

Astrophysicists are literally rewriting and redrawing the textbook on pulsars after obtaining the most precise and dependable measurements of both a pulsar's size and its mass, as well as the first-ever map of hot spots on its surface.

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*US Space Force is now a thing

U.S. President Donald Trump has formally signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act which officially establishes the United States Space Force as a new sixth branch of the American armed services.

 

*Third AMS spacewalk

Crew aboard the International Space Station have carried out the third of four planned spacewalks to service and upgrade AMS-02 – the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer -- a device designed to capture cosmic rays and antimatter particles -- and to hunt for signs of mysterious dark matter.

 

*India spy satellite launch

India has launched a new spy satellite into orbit.

 

*Third flight in a row for same Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX has successfully launched the new JCSAT-18/Kacific1 telecommunications satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.

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*China’s space launch blitz continues

It may be the end of year holiday season but China’s space blitz is continuing with the launch of two more BeiDou-3 navigation satellites followed by a new Sino-Brazilian Earth observation satellite.

 

*Russia launches new navigation satellite

Russian space forces have launched a Soyuz-2.1b rocket carrying a Glonass-M navigation satellite into orbit.

 

*The Science Report

Now impossible for the Earth not to increase average temperatures by two degrees in coming years.

Research warns global warming makes it more difficult to predict year-to-year global climate variations.

Excess salty water discharge from the Sydney Desalination Plant is attracting lots of fish. 

Eating ultra-processed foods linked to an increase risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

How cats use marks on their ears to communicate.

SBS wins Australian Skeptic’s 2019 bent spoon award for the worst pseudo-scientific piffle of the year.

 

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Dec 27, 2019
95: Starliner Fails
00:34:33

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*Boeing’s new Starliner fails to reach the International Space Station

Boeing has failed in its first attempt to send its new CST-100 Starliner crew capsule to the International Space Station – instead getting the spacecraft stranded in a useless orbit.

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*The largest stellar-mass black hole ever detected

Astronomers have observed the largest stellar-mass black hole ever detected.  The black hole catalogued as LB-1 has about 70 times the mass of the Sun – more than twice the size of any previously detected stellar-mass black hole.

 

*Scientists select a site on asteroid Bennu for a sample collection

Nightingale has been selected as the primary collection site for NASA’s Osiris-Rex sample return mission on the surface of the boulder-strewn asteroid Bennu.

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*The Science Report

Deadly mega-wildfires surrounding Sydney.

Pollution by China is preventing the ozone hole over Antarctica from healing over.

A new study on the wellbeing of Australian children.

Homo-erectus – a close ancestor of modern humans -- went extinct around 108 thousand years ago.

A new study has shown that dogs may have a sense of numbers.

 

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Dec 25, 2019
95: Starliner Fail
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The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Boeing’s new Starliner fails to reach the International Space Station Boeing has failed in its first attempt to send its new CST-100 Starliner crew capsule to the International Space Station – instead getting the spacecraft stranded in a useless orbit. You tube video url: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189785819133    *The largest stellar-mass black hole ever detected Astronomers have observed the largest stellar-mass black hole ever detected. The black hole catalogued as LB-1 has about 70 times the mass of the Sun – more than twice the size of any previously detected stellar-mass black hole.   *Scientists select a site on asteroid Bennu for a sample collection Nightingale has been selected as the primary collection site for NASA’s Osiris-Rex sample return mission on the surface of the boulder-strewn asteroid Bennu. You tube video url: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=M9NrzyTKaCE&feature=emb_logo    *The Science Report Deadly mega-wildfires surrounding Sydney. Pollution by China is preventing the ozone hole over Antarctica from healing over. A new study on the wellbeing of Australian children. Homo-erectus – a close ancestor of modern humans -- went extinct around 108 thousand years ago. A new study has shown that dogs may have a sense of numbers.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or if you’re not a fan of Patreon, go to Supercast - https://bitesz.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist #astronomy #space #science #news #podcast #spacetime Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 25, 2019
94: Interstellar Comet 21 Borisov - Update
00:37:51

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 22 Episode 94

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*Interstellar comet makes its closest approach to the Sun

The Interstellar comet 21 Borisov has now sped past the Sun and has thus begun its journey back out of the solar system.

*How Enceladus got its stripes

Scientists have finally developed a model which explains how the Saturnian ice moon Enceladus got its iconic south pole tiger stripes and what keeps them open.

*New mission to track sea level rise over the next decade

The European Space Agency and NASA will monitor changes in sea levels caused by global warming over the next ten years with a new spacecraft called Sentinel six – the latest in the ongoing European Copernicus program to monitor Earth’s changing environment from space.

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*Blue Origin undertakes its 12th test flight

Blue Origin has launched another test flight from its West Texas facility flying its New Shepard rocket beyond the edge of space and returning safely to the ground.

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*Progress spacecraft docks to the International space station

It’s a busy time for the expedition 61 crew aboard the International Space Station with the arrival of another cargo ship loaded with fresh supplies. The Russian Progress MS-13 has just berthed onto the orbiting outpost’s Pirs docking port.

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*The Science Report

A new study confirmed that Greenland has lost 3.8 trillion tonnes of ice since 1992.

Kids born from IVF with frozen embryos may have an increased risk of childhood cancer.

An environmental plastics disaster continues to develop in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

A new hydrogel material that mimics biological matter such as skin, ligaments and bone.

A new study finds that if your over 38 you really should be dead.

New research suggests being bright means you’re ever so slightly more likely to be non-religious.

 

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Dec 20, 2019
94: Interstellar Comet 21 Borisov - Update
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E94 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Interstellar comet makes its closest approach to the Sun The Interstellar comet 21 Borisov has now sped past the Sun and has thus begun its journey back out of the solar system. *How Enceladus got its stripes Scientists have finally developed a model which explains how the Saturnian ice moon Enceladus got its iconic south pole tiger stripes and what keeps them open. *New mission to track sea level rise over the next decade The European Space Agency and NASA will monitor changes in sea levels caused by global warming over the next ten years with a new spacecraft called Sentinel six – the latest in the ongoing European Copernicus program to monitor Earth’s changing environment from space. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189501745368  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189525115143  *Blue Origin undertakes its 12th test flight Blue Origin has launched another test flight from its West Texas facility flying its New Shepard rocket beyond the edge of space and returning safely to the ground. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189655369638   *Progress spacecraft docks to the International space station It’s a busy time for the expedition 61 crew aboard the International Space Station with the arrival of another cargo ship loaded with fresh supplies. The Russian Progress MS-13 has just berthed onto the orbiting outpost’s Pirs docking port. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189644707098   *The Science Report A new study confirmed that Greenland has lost 3.8 trillion tonnes of ice since 1992. Kids born from IVF with frozen embryos may have an increased risk of childhood cancer. An environmental plastics disaster continues to develop in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. A new hydrogel material that mimics biological matter such as skin, ligaments and bone. A new study finds that if your over 38 you really should be dead. New research suggests being bright means you’re ever so slightly more likely to be non-religious.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or if you’re not a fan of Patreon, go to Supercast - https://bitesz.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist  #astronomy #space #science #news #sciencenews #podcast #spacetime #stuartgary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2019
93: Size Matters
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SpaceTime 20191218 Series 22 Episode 93  The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Forget what you’ve heard: size really does matter when it comes to galactic rotation A new study has found that the direction in which a galaxy rotates depends on its mass. *The most massive star ever known to be destroyed by a supernova explosion Scientists have discovered the most massive star ever known to be destroyed by a supernova explosion. *Bennu’s Mystery Particles Shortly after NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, an unexpected discovery by the mission's science team revealed that the asteroid could be active, or consistently discharging particles into space. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189622417638  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189622444283  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189500934603  *Near Earth Objects update With the year not over yet 2019 has already broken the record for the most amount of asteroids discovered. *Electron rocket launches shooting star satellite Rocket Lab has successfully carried out its tenth Electron launch carrying the Japanese shooting star satellite into orbit. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189638173383  *China undertakes two launches in six hours China has just carried out two space launches in less than six hours from the same facility. *The Science Report Global emissions of nitrous oxide, the third most important greenhouse gas accelerating. Social media leading teens down a worrying path of body image issues and eating disorders. A new study says designer babies are still some way off. A new strain of malicious wiper malware being deployed by Iran’s state sponsored hackers. New research claims dogs can distinguish familiar words, even when spoken by unfamiliar people.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or if you’re not a fan of Patreon, go to Supercast - https://bitesz.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2019
93: Size Matters
00:47:04

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*Forget what you’ve heard: size really does matter when it comes to galactic rotation

A new study has found that the direction in which a galaxy rotates depends on its mass.

 

*The most massive star ever known to be destroyed by a supernova explosion

Scientists have discovered the most massive star ever known to be destroyed by a supernova explosion.

 

*Bennu’s Mystery Particles

Shortly after NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, an unexpected discovery by the mission's science team revealed that the asteroid could be active, or consistently discharging particles into space.

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*Near Earth Objects update

With the year not over yet 2019 has already broken the record for the most amount of asteroids discovered.

 

*Electron rocket launches shooting star satellite

Rocket Lab has successfully carried out its tenth Electron launch carrying the Japanese shooting star satellite into orbit.

YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189638173383 

 

*China undertakes two launches in six hours

China has just carried out two space launches in less than six hours from the same facility.

 

*The Science Report

Global emissions of nitrous oxide, the third most important greenhouse gas accelerating.

Social media leading teens down a worrying path of body image issues and eating disorders.

A new study says designer babies are still some way off.

A new strain of malicious wiper malware being deployed by Iran’s state sponsored hackers.

New research claims dogs can distinguish familiar words, even when spoken by unfamiliar people.

 

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Dec 17, 2019
92: Neutrino's - A New Measurement
00:43:08
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E92 The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *A new measurement for the mass of the most common particle in the universe Scientists have set the upper limit for the mass of the neutrino -- the most common particle in the universe. *Wreckage found from India’s crashed lunar lander NASA has found the remains of India’s ill-fated Vikram lunar lander which crashed on to the surface of the Moon during a failed landing attempt in September. *All systems go for CHEOPS launch The European Space Agency’s Exoplanetary explorer spacecraft CHEOPS has been slated for launch on December 17. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189501277263  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189501323158  *December Skywatch Heading towards the December Solstice and the rock comet 3200 Phaethon about to display the annual Geminids meteor shower.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or https://bitesz.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist #astronomy #space #science #podcast #spacetime Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2019
91: Biggest Supermassive Black Hole in the Local Universe
00:51:01
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E91  *Biggest supermassive black hole in the local universe Astronomers have identified a record-setting supermassive black hole – some 40 billion times the mass of our Sun –making it easily the biggest in the local universe. *The Sun’s secrets being revealed The first detailed results from NASA’s Parker Solar Probe are revealing some surprising secrets about the Sun. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189488131203 *Determining the size of a proton Physicists are getting closer to solving the proton radius puzzle with one of the most precise new measurements of the charge radius of the proton. *SpaceX Dragon launch  A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship carrying a garage for robots has successfully docked with the International Space Station.  *2020 Australasian Sky Guide released The 2020 Australasian Sky Guide has been released providing stargazers with everything they need to know about the southern night skies and tips on how best to view them. To buy your copy use this link https://amzn.to/2Pt0nmk *The Science Report 2019 wrapping up a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea level rises. One in four kids uses their smartphones in a way consistent with a behavioral addiction. Gender Dysphoria linked to changes in brain network activity rather than incorrect brain sex. Archeologists discover an ancient temple complex in the Golan Heights. Deciphering subtle differences in cats' faces that reveal their mood. Samoa declares a state of emergency as a deadly measles outbreak worsens.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interviews bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2019
90: Have Scientists Detected a Mysterious Fifth Force in Nature?
00:31:42
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 22 Episode 90 The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).    *Have scientists detected a mysterious fifth force in nature Scientists with CERN the European Organisation for Nuclear Research are investigating fresh claims of the detection of an unknown particle that could carry a fifth force of nature. *Record-setting X-ray burst Instruments aboard the International Space Station have detected their brightest ever X-ray burst. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FkoWncpMYg  *Rewriting the text books on the origins of globular clusters Astronomers have discovered relatively young globular clusters in a giant galaxy – contradicting the idea that all globular clusters are very ancient objects. *Ariane 5 carries out its fourth launch for the year An Ariane 5 rocket has blasted into space carrying two new telecommunications satellites into orbit. https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189348074453 *India has successfully launched new spy satellite The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched a new high-resolution spy satellite into orbit. *Celebrating Eleanor Margaret Burbidge one of the greats in astronomy Australian Sky and Telescope celebrates the birth 100 years ago of astrophysicist Eleanor Margaret Burbidge. *The Science Report Scientists warn of climate tipping points leading to rapid runaway climate change. Noise from boats reducing the ability of migrating humpback whales to communicate with each other. The perfect storm that wiped out the Neanderthals. Aerogel shields could be the answer to making plants grow on Mars. Making biodegradable plastic bags out of banana plants.   Sponsor Link: To take up our special free offer from the Great Courses Plus….just visit www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space    Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist  #astronomy #space #science #technology #news #astrophysics #NASA #esa #cern Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2019
89: Massive Explosion Rocks the Centre of the Milky Way
00:39:07
SpaceTime 20191204 Series 22 Episode 89  Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *A massive explosion rocks the centre of the Milky Way Astronomers have found evidence of a cataclysmic flare that exploded out from the centre of the Milky Way effecting the Magellanic stream linking our galaxy with two nearby dwarf galaxies 200,000 light-years away.   *Milky Way stealing galaxies from its neighbours A new study has found that the Milky Way galaxy has been stealing satellite galaxies from a nearby galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud.   *Global storms launch dust towers into the Martian sky A new study suggests massive global dust storms on the red planet might provide a means of transporting Martian water into space.   *Ariane 5 ECA launches Intelsat 39 and EDRS-C An Ariane 5 ECA heavy lift rocket has carried two new satellites into orbit. https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189346736313    *Russia launches top secret spy satellite Russia has launched a classified military surveillance satellite from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome 800 kilometres north of Moscow.   *China ramps up its rocket launch schedule Meanwhile, China’s busy end of year launch schedule is continuing to ramp up without any signs of a let up in flights.   *The Science Report The growing effects of climate change becoming more apparent. Scientists use annual coral spawning to help restock the Great Barrier Reef. Beijing using mass surveillance techniques to feed an algorithm to target people for investigation. Archaeologists uncover mummified lion cubs in a necropolis south of Cairo. People with manipulative tendencies more likely to believe in conspiracy theories. Anti-vaxxers come up with a new con trick to discourage people from getting vaccinations.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2019
88: Wolfe Creek Crater Younger Than Thought
00:35:56
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E88  *Wolfe Creek Crater younger than thought Wolfe Creek Crater, one of the world's largest meteorite impact structures is much younger than previously thought. *The first global map of Titan completed The first map showing the global geology of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, has been completed revealing a dynamic world of dunes, lakes, plains, craters and other terrains. *Astronauts carry out space walks to service the AMS Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have carried out the first two of a planned four space walks to service Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer -- a vital instrument which is studying antimatter, cosmic rays, and dark matter – some of the biggest issues in astronomy and physics today. You Tube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189225425423  *Planet’s unlike anything in our solar system discovered in nearby space NASA’s newest planet-hunting satellite has discovered a pair of mini-Neptune sized exo-planet’s orbiting a nearby star – a type of planet not found in our solar system. *The Science Report Warm-tolerant species of fishes replacing their cold-tolerant counterparts due to climate change. New study finds omega-3 fish oil supplements improve attention among some kids with ADHD. People with literally half a brain have stronger connections between different functional brain networks. A tiny deer – not seen for 30 years has been rediscovered in Vietnam. Scientists develop virtual skin. Spotting fake news is difficult enough these days – but what about spotting fake or junk science news.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist   #astronomy #space #science #spacetime #spaceexploration #podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2019
87: Gamma Ray Bursts Reveal More of Their Secrets
00:29:49
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E87  *Gamma Ray Bursts reveal more of their secrets A violent explosion in a distant galaxy has broken the record for the brightest source of high-energy electro-magnetic radiation in the universe. *Evidence of missing neutron star inside Supernova 1987A Astronomers have finally uncovered evidence of the missing neutron star that has been hidden at the heart of Supernova 1987A for over 30 years. *Blobs said to be evidence of life on Mars As scientists continue their research to determine whether life has ever or could ever have existed on Mars – an Ohio University Professor claims his analysis of images from NASA rovers on the red planet’s surface shows evidence of Martian life. *Starship failure SpaceX’s new interplanetary experimental Starship has experienced a slight setback after spectacularly failing a tank pressurisation test. *The Science Report Atmospheric CO2 levels reach a new global peak of 407.8 parts per million in 2018. Providing free HIV self-test kits to detect infections that would otherwise be missed. New fossils of an ancient legged snake sheds light on the origin of the slithering reptiles. The link between parents that smoked dope and kids who smoke, drink and do drugs. The National Seniors Lobby group nominated for the Australian Skeptics bent spoon award.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2019
86: Unexplained Martian Oxygen Levels
00:39:49
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Unexplained seasonal changes discovered in Martian oxygen levels Scientists have detected mysterious seasonal changes in oxygen levels in the air directly above the surface of Gale Crater on Mars. *Water detected on interstellar visitor Astronomers have detected signs of water spewing from the interstellar comet 2i Borisov which is about to make its closest approach to the Sun before beginning its trek back out of the solar system. *Hundreds more Near Earth Objects detected The European Space Agency’s Near Earth Objects Co-ordination Centre has detected another 350 previously unknown NEO’s or Near Earth Objects over the past month. *New class of black holes Scientists have proposed a new class of black holes – smaller than stellar-mass black holes – but larger than hypothetical primordial black holes. *Sixty more Starlink satellites launched SpaceX has launched another 60 Starlink microsatellites as part of its plans to establish a global high speed internet satellite network. YouTube URL https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189165885578  *China’s busy launch schedule continues Beijing has shifted into high gear with an accelerating launch schedule during the closing months of the year. *The Science Report Antarctica likely to drive rapid sea-level rise under climate change. Has your Apple Watch ever told you that your heartbeat is irregular? Pollution caused by people’s use of antidepressants found to disrupt the behaviour of fish. Phosphate mining affecting the health of coral reefs Discovery of a new health risk from spaceflight that could have deadly consequences. Britain’s National Health Service has issued warning of the anti-vaccination claims of homeopaths.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Sponsor Links: This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus - Lifelong learning from the best in their field. To take up our special free trial offer, just go to www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space  Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2019
85: Mars 2020 Rover - The Hunt Is On
00:41:21
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E85  *Mars 2020 rover to search for microscopic fossils NASA’s Mars 2020 rover will land on the Red Planet’s JEZERO Crater. The landing site was selected as it’s considered the best place on the planet to look for signs of microscopic fossils and ancient life. YouTube URL https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189029639023    *New comet interceptor mission The European Space Agency is planning a new mission to study a comet. The comet interceptor mission will follow on from the Rosetta spacecraft mission which spent two years studying the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. YouTube URL https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189030191948    *New Pluto orbiter mission planned NASA has funded Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado to study the important attributes, feasibility and cost of a possible future Pluto orbiter mission.   *How Supernova 1987A revealed some of its secrets It took over thirty years and some of the most remote deserts in Australia for astronomers to uncover some of the deepest secrets of Supernova 1987A.   *Studying space weather’s effect on the ionosphere NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite ICON has been successfully launched into orbit on a mission to study the ionosphere and how space weather from above impacts terrestrial weather from below. YouTube URL https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189166024543    *Hayabusa 2 on its way back home Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission is on its way back home after spending the last year and a half studying the Near-Earth Asteroid Ryugu.   *The Science Report Growing evidence that vaping may harm the heart and circulatory system. Facebook software caught covertly activating i-phone users cameras. First evidence of feathered polar dinosaurs in Australia. Iran has begun enriching uranium at a secret underground nuclear plant in breach of UN agreements. A new study finds people who tend to believe in conspiracy theories are often very lonely   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate access to over 170 commercial-free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com   Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2019
84: Measuring the Higgs Boson
00:42:47
The astronomy and space science news podcast. SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E84 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).    *New measurement for the mass of the Higgs boson Physicists have achieved a new level of precision in their efforts to measure the Higgs boson – finding it to have a mass of 125.35 GeV with a precision of 0.15 GeV -- an uncertainty of roughly 0.1%.    *Voyager 2 illuminates the boundary of interstellar space Scientists publish five new research papers detailing the stunning findings of Voyager 2 from the boundary between the solar system and interstellar space.   *Climate satellite celebrates ten years in orbit The European Space agency’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity or SMOS satellite has just celebrated its tenth year in orbit. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188733609933    *Cygnus 12 launch A Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo ship has successfully docked with the International Space Station. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188776061253   *The Science Report Kids exposed to traffic exhaust have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia. Study shows many over-50s diagnosed with autism later in life grew up believing they were bad people. A radical plan to save the critically endangered mountain pygmy-possum. Research shows lonely people with heart problems are more likely to die. Study shows dog owners have a significant reduction in loneliness. 60% of Americans now say that all UFO sightings can be explained by human activity.   Sponsor Link: This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus.....lifelong learning from the best in their fields. For your special free trial, just use this link:  www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space Check out our recommended course - A Field Guide To The Planets presented by Professor Sabine Stanley. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Get immediate to over 170 commercial free, double episode editions plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com   Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist    For more, follow SpaceTime on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, Google+, Patreon, and Spreaker: Facebook: @spacetimewithstuartgary Twitter: @stuartgary Tumblr: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spacetimewithstuartgary/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/spacetimewithstuartgary  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/show/spacetime-with-stuart-gary-2017   If you're enjoying SpaceTime, please help out by sharing and telling your friends. The best recommendation I can get is one from you. Thank you… #astronomy #space #science #technology #news #astrophysics #NASA #podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2019
83: Tossed Out
00:33:53
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).    *Star thrown out of galaxy by a black hole Astronomers have detected a star that’s being flung out of the Milky Way galaxy at a record breaking speed of over six million kilometres per hour by the super massive black hole at the galactic centre. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189025267073    *Signs of the next solar cycle increase There’s more confirmation today that the Sun’s magnetic poles have flipped marking the start of solar cycle 25.   *Gaia’s astronomical revolution The European Space Agency’s Gaia spacecraft has now completed its initial five year mission and has entered its first mission extension. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188697338008    *Starliner launch abort test issue A problem with the deployment of one of the parachutes blemished an otherwise successful test of Boeing’s new manned capsule the CST 100 Starliner which will eventually ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.   *Iran accelerates its missile and nuclear programs with claims of another space flight plan  Iran has announced plans to accelerate its missile development and nuclear programs.   *The Science Report Warnings that the Measles Virus could cause long term damage to the immune system. Doctors carry out a successful penis transplant. Fears diseases could spread more quickly through marine mammals due to climate change. Paleontologists find the fossils of a huge clawed predatory dinosaur on Victoria’s Otway coast. Studies show no increase in looney behaviour or accidents during a full moon.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  If you'd like access to the special double episode, commercial free edition with bonus content of SpaceTime, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you.   Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2019
82: Stars Stick In Families
00:35:23
The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *SpaceTime 20191108 Series 22 Episode 82  *New Gaia data shows stars stick in families New data shows that newborn stars don’t simply drift away from their stellar nurseries – but rather stick together in long-lasting, string-like groups. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/187341898803    *This week’s Transit of Mercury The transit of Mercury happens this month on Remembrance day - November 11 as the tiny innermost world of our solar system crosses the face of the Sun. The rare event only happens 13 times a century.   *What could be the Solar System’s smallest dwarf planet Astronomers have spotted what might well be the smallest dwarf planet in the solar system. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188697832768  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188698028463  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188698059138    *Gigantic Jet spotted A pilot flying at 35 thousand feet over the Gulf of Mexico managed to video a rare upwards shooting lightning bolt called a gigantic jet.   *The Science Report New study exposes how petrochemical multinationals denied the science of climate change.  Youngest kids in class more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD. Smoking now costing the Australian community almost 137 billion dollars a year. Archaeologists uncover a 2000 year old pilgrimage road used by Jews in Jerusalem. Good news for coffee drinkers. The National Health & Medical Research Council releases its finished draft report on homeopathy.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Join the SpaceTime team and get immediate access to over 170 commercial free, double episodes of SpaceTime plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you.   Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com   Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2019
81: Quantum Squeezing
00:35:37
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).    SpaceTime 20191106 Series 22 Episode 81 *Quantum squeezing to detect every stellar-mass black hole merger in the universe Scientists have found a way to detect virtually every stellar black hole collision in the universe by refining a technique called quantum squeezing.   *New evidence that the first stars formed very quickly Astronomers studying and ancient quasar have discovered a primitive gas cloud providing new clues about the birth of the universe’s first stars.   *A mission to slam an impactor into an asteroid NASA and the European Space Agency are planning a double mission to slam an impactor into a pyramid sized moon orbiting a mountain sized near Earth asteroid. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188695195458    *Military space shuttle returns after a record breaking flight of over two years The United States Air Force’s X-37B space shuttle has returned to Earth after a record breaking 780 days in orbit.   *The Science Report Paracetamol use during pregnancy linked to autism and ADGD in children. A new study suggests disease could lie behind religious beliefs in good and evil. Warnings that global warming may increase undernutrition through the effects of heat exposure. A major game-changer for the electric car. Dinosaur footprints suggest that one of the most common dinos preferred to chill at the beach. The dark and deadly side of the growing demand for so-called healing crystals.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Join our listener community and get immediate access to over 170 double episode, commercial free episodes plus bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop is now open. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more. Check out the range and do your wardrobe a favour: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you.   Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com   Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com   To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2019
80: Construction About to Begin for the Lucy Trojan Asteroid Mission
00:31:10
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  SpaceTime 20191101 Series 22 Episode 80   *Construction about to begin for the Lucy trojan asteroid mission NASA’s Lucy mission to study Jupiter’s trojan asteroids has passed its final design review and has now moved into the construction phase -- bringing it one step closer to its 2021 launch date. You tube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188537172673    *Solar Orbiter on its way to the launch pad The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft has completed its test campaign in Europe and is now on its way to Cape Canaveral ahead of its launch in February 2020.   *ESA’s climate change effort Copernicus is the European Union's Earth observation programme. Operated by the European Space Agency – the Copernicus Sentinel satellites provide continuous monitoring of Planet Earth’s environment and how and why that’s being altered by climate change.   *No sign of India’s failed lunar lander NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has failed to find any trace of India’s Vikram lunar lander.   *November Skywatch This month brings us three meteor showers – the November Orionids, the Taurids, and the Leonids.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you.   Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com   To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist or visit www.bitesz.com/astronomy-daily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2019
79: The Universe is Expanding More Rapidly Than Predicted
00:45:43
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  SpaceTime 20191030 Series 22 Episode 79   *The universe is expanding more rapidly than predicted New observations suggest the universe is expanding far more rapidly that current models are predicting.   *Solving one of the planet’s greatest who done its! A new study has confirmed it was the asteroid impact rather than volcanism which triggered the mass extinction event 66 million years ago that wiped out 75 percent of all life on Earth – including all non-avian dinosaurs.   *A vital test for the world’s largest telescope project Astronomers and engineers have completed a test run to determine if today’s technology can cope with the enormous amounts of data expected to be streaming in once the world’s largest telescope – the Square Kilometre Array – or SKA – is up and running. You tube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188536560628    *Living off the land on the Moon Space experts from all over the world have met in the European municipality of Luxembourg for a conference on utilising space resources to explore the solar system. You tube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188535447383  You tube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188535462808    *The Science Report Modern human origins localized to Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe, south of the Zambezi River. Climate change induced warming has shifted El Niño events and made them more extreme. A quantum computer has just performed a calculation that the best supercomputers can’t reproduce. Relocating koalas out of overpopulated areas improves their chances of survival. One in five people don’t wash their hands after going to the dunny. New nominations for Australian Skeptics bent Spoon award.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc   RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you.   Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com   Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com   To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2019
78: Some Water On the Moon May Be Fairly Recent
00:35:59
The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).    SpaceTime 20191025 Series 22 Episode 78 *Some water on the Moon may be fairly recent A new study suggests water ice discovered on the lunar surface didn’t all arrive at once by may have accumulated over billions of years with some deposits being relatively young.   *New organic compounds found in Enceladus ice New kinds of organic compounds, the ingredients of amino acids, have been detected in the plumes erupting from Saturn’s ice moon Enceladus.   *What happens under the Yellowstone volcano A new study has found that the deep mantle plume which feeds the Yellowstone super volcano originates from the core mantle boundary under Baja California – more than a thousand kilometres southwest of the caldera’s current location.   *Another look at Ultima Thule An evocative new image sequence from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft offers a departing view of the Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 -- nicknamed Ultima Thule -- the target of its New Year’s 2019 flyby.   *NASA’s Space Launch System production line about to get underway NASA has ordered ten Space Launch System rocket core stages – suggesting as many as ten Artemis missions will be flown.   *New Zealand launches its ninth Electron rocket An Electron rocket has successfully placed a new technology demonstrator satellite into orbit. YouTube URL https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188425235018    *Southern Launch signs a deal to fly Perigee rockets Perigee Aerospace has signed an agreement with Southern Launch to start flying rockets from its proposed Whalers Way launch complex near Port Lincoln on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.   *The Science Report Air pollution linked to increased cardiovascular and respiratory death rates. Replacing meat for vegetarian foods would halve the amount of land needed for food production. People who believe in luck are more likely to become problem gamblers. The homing abilities of the world’s largest reptile – the Estuarine or Salt Water crocodile. The dangers of feeding your pets raw meats. Australian Skeptics release details of Skepticon 2019.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes   Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc   RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Help support SpaceTime: The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com   Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com   To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2019
77: Another Near Miss
00:35:55
The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  SpaceTime 20191023 Series 22 Episode 77   *Earth escapes another asteroid near miss It’s been revealed that astronomers discovered a new asteroid some seven and a half hours after it swooped just 37,399 kilometres above the Earth’s surface – that’s closer than some satellites.   *Astronomers focus on our new interstellar visitor Astronomers have taken their best and sharpest look yet at a comet that’s entered our solar system from interstellar space.   *New history of Earth’s crust A new study has found that more crust was formed on the early Earth than previously thought.   *Crops grown successfully in Martian soil simulant Scientists have successfully grown crops using simulated Martian and lunar soils.   *NASA’s new space suits NASA has released its latest space suits to be worn by crews flying aboard the new Orion capsule.   *New era begins for satellite operations A new era for commercial satellite operations has begun with the launch of a spacecraft specifically designed to extend the life of existing satellites.   *Earth imaging satellite launch A Chinese Long March-4C rocket has carried Beijing’s new Gaofen-10 Earth observation satellite into orbit.   *The Science Report How your teenage self could determine if you end up with dementia at the other end of life. The biggest challenge in keeping astronauts healthy in space. Scientists have cracked a key step in nature’s water-splitting recipe. A new SMS scam targeting Australia post users. The mainstream media in a tizzy over a yellow slime mould. Study shows people believing in conspiracy theories tend to also believe in paranormal pseudoscience.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes   Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audiobook of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com   Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2019
76: Saturn Surpasses Jupiter
00:32:27
SpaceTime Series 22 Episode 76   The astronomy and space science news podcast. Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).    *Saturn surpasses Jupiter after the discovery of 20 new moons  Move over Jupiter; Saturn is the new moon king following the discovery of 20 new moons orbiting the ringed world.     *How asteroids affect Earth’s climate About 466 Million years ago a pair of asteroids collided between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.     *A summer without sunspots   The Sun is undergoing a remarkable period of sun-spotlessness.     *Orbital hotel   Promoters claim the world’s first space hotel could be operational by 2025.     *New Russian military spy satellite launched Moscow as launched a top secret military spy satellite -- designed to monitor enemy missile launches.     *ChinaSat 18 fails after launch   Beijing is yet to confirm reports that its new next-generation ChinaSat 18 telecommunications satellite has failed shortly after being placed in orbit.     *Australian Sky and Telescope  A new issue of Australian Sky and Telescope magazine has hit the news-stands. This month’s cover story looks at the science of X-ray telescopes.     *Air quality: Take a deep breath   ESA’s Copernicus mission Sentinel 5 pre-curser spacecraft is the latest weapon in orbital atmospheric pollution monitoring.     *The Science Report Another dramatic loss of arctic sea ice over the northern summer. Mentally healthy teetotallers more likely to develop dementia than people who consumed a little alcohol. Five kilometre deep sea canyons discovered in the Coral Sea. New studies claim plate tectonics evolved gradually over 2.5 billion years as Earth cooled. The prevalence of overweight dogs is markedly larger among overweight owners. Skeptics guide: France to end healthcare refunds for homeopathic treatments.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes   Sponsor Links: This episode of SpaceTime has been brought to you with the support of The Great Courses Plus...lifelong learning from the best in their field. To take up our special one month free trial offer, just go to www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc   RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special double episode, commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com   To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2019
75: Galaxies Sitting In Serene Halos of Gas
00:35:19
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E75 Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).    *New discoveries show galaxies sit in serene halos of gas Astronomers studying the origins of a mysterious cosmic blast known as a Fast Radio Burst have unexpectedly uncovered important clues about the properties of the vast halos of gas surrounding galaxies.    *The Milky Way’s active galactic halo A new study has discovered that the Milky Way galaxy is constantly exchanging matter with the neighbouring intergalactic medium.    *The origins of the Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov  A new study claims the recently discovered interstellar comet 2I Borisov probably came from a nearby binary system called Kruger 60.   *The 2019 Nobel Prizes awarded in Sweden  The 2019 Nobel prize for physics has been awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz.    *Soyuz M-12 returns to Earth A Russian Soyuz capsule has returned safely to Earth landing on the windswept Kazakhstan step following a 203 day mission to the International Space Station.     Russia launches satellite on converted nuke missile   Russia has launched a new gravitational Geodesy satellite into orbit.   China launches two new BeiDou navigation satellites   China has launched two new BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into orbit.     *The Science Report An Antarctic polar vortex driving Australia’s extreme hot dry conditions. High visibility reflective safety vests found to cause first degree burns. A new study looks at the suicidal thoughts and behaviours among LGBTIQ youth. Archaeologists discover a 5,000-year-old city and a 7,000-year-old temple in northern Israel. And bad news for chocolate lovers.   For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime  Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary    Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com   To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
74: Cometary Orbital Gateway Discovered
00:33:59
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E74

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 *Cometary orbital gateway discovered
Science’s understanding of how comets are funneled into the inner solar system may have fundamentally changed following the discovery of an orbital gateway.   

*ASA and NASA sign formal agreement to work together
ASA the Australian Space Agency has signed a formal agreement to work closely with NASA on future robotic and manned missions including America’s return to the Moon and eventually Mars and beyond.   

*Japan launches new cargo ship to the International Space Station
Japan has finally launched its latest HTV cargo ship loaded with supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station.   

*October Skywatch
The majesty of the Magellanic Clouds and three meteor showers are highlights of October on Skywatch. 

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Oct 11, 2019
73: Andromeda’s Violent History
00:40:23
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E73

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*Andromeda’s violent history
Astronomers have pieced together the cannibalistic past of our neighbouring large galaxy Andromeda, which has now set its sights on the Milky Way as its next main course.      

*How old are Saturn’s rings
A team of researchers has reignited the debate about the age of Saturn’s rings with a study that dates the rings as most likely to have formed early in the solar system.   

*Orion Launch Abort System test success
NASA has carried out a successful test of its new Orion capsule’s launch abort system.   

*New Crew arrives on station
It’s getting crowded aboard the International Space Station with the usual six-person crew temporarily boosted to nine following the arrival of a Soyuz capsule carrying three new cosmonauts.   

*China launches satellite
Beijing has launched a new meteorological satellite.   

*The Science Report
Planet Earth has just experienced its hottest five year period on record.
A huge iceberg the size of Greater Sydney has carved off the Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
A new study warns that men with breast cancer are far more likely to die than women.
Paleontologists have unearthed a new Australian pterodactyl species.
New evidence shows that rather than being aloof – cats get very attached to their humans.   

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Oct 09, 2019
72: Indian Moon Hopes Fade
00:33:35
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E72

*Indian Moon hopes fade
Hopes are fading for Indian space officials to re-establish contact with their lost Vikram lunar lander.  

*The Moon camera
The story of the camera Apollo astronauts took to the Moon.
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*Roscosmos keeping quiet about leak
A Russian Board of Enquiry says it’s found the cause of a leak which began venting atmosphere into space from the International Space Station a year ago.  

*Another near miss in orbit
There’s been another near-miss in orbit as two disused spacecraft came close to colliding 515 kilometres above the ground in the past week.  

*United States Space Command becomes operational
The United States Space Command has officially commenced operations.  

*South Australia to build a rocket launchpad
The South Australian state government has given its support to proposals to establish a new orbital rocket launch complex at the bottom of Eyre Peninsula.  

*Beijing launches its new Smart Dragon One rocket
China has launched three new satellites using its new Jielong or Smart Dragon One solid fuelled rocket.  

*US Navy confirms UFO footage is real
The US Navy has confirmed that it can’t explain footage from F/A-18 fighters showing unidentified aerial phenomena – NAVY speak for UFOs.  

*Area 51 raid
UFO fans from around the world have beamed into to the sleepy town of Rachel Nevada for what was planned to be a raid on the nearby Nevada Test and Training Range – better known around the world as Area 51.  

*The Science Report

Studies fail to establish any link between Cell phone use and brain cancer.
Heavy cannabis use associated with poor sperm quality.
Habitat loss found to be a major problem for hundreds of endangered Australian bird species.
China confirmed behind cyber security attacks against Australia.
Facial-recognition databases to be restricted in the United States.
A paranormal investigator claims there are Big Foots in New Zealand – but few believe him. 

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Sep 27, 2019
71: The Day The Dinosaurs Died
00:27:29
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E71

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*What the geologic record tells us about the day the dinosaurs died
A new study has provided scientists with their most detailed look yet at the events which ended the age of dinosaurs – creating one of the Earth’s worst-ever mass extinction events.

*Asteroid triggered ice age changed life on Earth forever
Scientists have found that a cataclysmic collision in the main asteroid belt 466 million years ago eventually lead to a major ice age on Earth which changed the evolution of life on the planet forever.  

*Most massive neutron star ever detected
Astronomers have discovered the most massive neutron star ever detected.  

*Meteor spotted over southern Australia
A meteor has flashed across the evening skies of Victoria, Tasmania, and southern New South Wales.  

*A blacker black
Remember Vantablack – the blackest black ever made – so dark that it would absorb 99.96% of all visible light that hit it.  

*China launches three new satellites
China has launched a new Earth observation satellite.  

*The Science Report
A new study finds air pollution can enter the placenta.
Victoria’s conservation reserves are failing to protect threatened species.
Software issues prevented skype from working correctly through Microsoft operating systems.
Using the cold of space to generate light.
A new study shows different dog breeds look to their owners for help to different degrees.
One of the world’s leading consumer electronics shows held in Berlin.  

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Sep 25, 2019
70: The Monster at the Centre of the Milky Way Is Getting Active
00:24:19
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*The monster at the centre of the Milky Way is getting active
There’s growing evidence that the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy is getting more active. 

*Nitrogen explosions may have created lakes on Titan
New research suggests the lakes of liquid methane on Saturn’s largest moon Titan were probably formed by pressurized nitrogen exploding just below the moon’s surface. 

*Water detected for the first time on a potentially habitable planet
Water vapour has been detected for the first time in the atmosphere of a habitable zone exoplanet.
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Short people may be at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Dolphins in the English Channel have some of the highest levels of mercury ever found.
Newly discovered species of pterosaur among the largest ever flying animals.
Dead Sea Scrolls still offering surprises.
Researchers studying playful behaviour in animals have taught rats to play hide and seek.
Dealing with science deniers. 

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Sep 20, 2019
69: Towering Radio Bubbles Discovered at the Galactic Centre
00:37:25
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*Towering radio bubbles discovered at the galactic centre
Astronomers have discovered a pair of enormous radio-emitting bubbles towering hundreds of light-years above and below the centre of our Milky Way galaxy. 

*A newly discovered interstellar visitor
Astronomers may have detected another interstellar comet. The newly discovered object -- designated C/2019 Q4 Borisov – was discovered on by Gennady Borisov at the MARGO observatory in the Crimea on August 30th. 

*Astronomers shed light on galactic evolution
Astronomers are able to classify galaxies according to their physical properties rather than just human interpretation of a galaxy’s appearance thanks to a technique called Integral Field Spectroscopy. 

*Scientists measure the exact size of the proton
Physicists have carried out the most precise measurement of the size of the proton ever undertaken – finding it to be smaller than expected. 

*Atlas V launches new generation military communications satellite
The world’s most advanced military telecommunications satellite has successfully been placed into geostationary orbit.
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*New advanced GPS satellite launched
A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket has blasted into orbit carrying the second of a new generation of global positioning system satellites.
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*The Science Report
A new study warns that mint-flavored e-cigarettes could be a cancer trigger.
How a vegan diet could improve body weight, body composition and blood sugar control.
Oil from BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster will keep polluting for 30 years.
New species of electric eel produces the highest voltage discharge of any known animal.
Scientists find significant amount of eel DNA in Loch Ness.
Alex on tech – Apple releases their new iPhones.  

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Sep 18, 2019
68: Monster Black Hole Firing an Energy Beam Towards Earth
00:29:04
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*The Monster black hole firing an energy beam towards Earth
New observations of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy suggest it’s shooting a powerful energy beam almost directly towards our solar system.

*Discovery of eight more repeating Fast Radio Bursts
Astronomers may be a step closer to finally solving the mystery of Fast Radio Bursts following the discovery of eight rare repeating bursts.

*A treasure trove of ancient galaxies uncovered in the distant universe
Astronomers have discovered vast treasure trove of previously unknown ancient massive galaxies.

*Second EDRS laser satellite reaches orbit
Europe’s second EDRS laser communications satellite has been successfully launched into orbit.
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*The Science Report
Cancer is now the leading cause of death in high-income countries.
A new study says there’s still no consistent evidence that cell phones cause cancer.
Giant 150 square kilometre raft of pumice rock drifting towards Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
New questions about the evolution of some of homo-sapien’s earliest ancestors.
A new study on how people understand colour.
Irlen Institute pushing its controversial coloured filters in Australian Schools.

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Sep 13, 2019
67: India Fails to Land on The Moon
00:31:21
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*India fails to land on the Moon
India has failed in its attempt to land a spacecraft onto the lunar surface.
 
*872 asteroids considered risky to Earth
The European Space Agency’s Near Earth Objects co-ordination centre says there are now some 872 known Near Earth Objects or NEOs that pose a risk to planet Earth.

*Wind mystery inside gas giant Saturn begins to unravel
A new study suggests Saturn’s interior flows like honey due to its magnetic field.

*Another claim of Microbial fossils discovered in a Martian meteorite
There’s been another study suggesting possible fossilized evidence of past microbial life has been discovered inside a Martian Meteorite.

*Iran missile test failure confirmed
Iran has now confirmed that a missile exploded on the launch pad at its top-secret Imam Khomeini Space Centre due to a malfunction during testing last month.
 
*The Science Report
The CDC getting reports of people dying from severe respiratory illnesses after vaping.
A new study has concluded that there is no single “gay gene”.
Scientists find an association between drinking sugary or artificially-sweetened drinks and early death.
Mystery explosion at secret Russian Naval research station was linked to nuclear reactor explosion.
911 firefighters show greater risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Sep 11, 2019
66: Catastrophic Iranian Rocket Failure
00:28:23
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*A catastrophic rocket failure at a top-secret Iranian missile complex
New satellite images show what appears to have been a catastrophic rocket failure at a top-secret Iranian missile complex.

*India’s manned space mission set for 2022 launch
India has ordered Russian technology for its first manned space mission.

*Indian space junk remains a problem
A new report claims there are still more than a hundred pieces of space debris floating around in orbit from an Indian anti-satellite missile test.

*Unmanned Soyuz test flight forced to abort docking with the space station
A special unmanned test flight of a new Soyuz launch system was forced to abort a docking attempt with the international space station after failing to lock on to target.
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*Another delay for the first Starliner test flight
The first test flight of Boeing’s new CST100 Starliner crew transfer capsule has been delayed.

*September Skywatch
Skywatchers are in for two meteor showers this month with the Aurigids and the Epsilon Perseids providing a sky show.

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Sep 06, 2019
65: Earth Faces Asteroid Close Encounters
00:32:04
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*Earth faces asteroid close encounters in three days
Astronomers have been kept busy with four big asteroid close encounters with Earth in just three days.

*Asteroid Ryugu found to be a fragile cosmic rubble pile
Astronomers have concluded that the 850 metre wide near-Earth asteroid Ryugu is little more than a fragile cosmic rubble pile.

*Star stuff discovered in Antarctic snow
Scientists have discovered supernova remnants from a long-dead star in Antarctic snow.

*Dragon splashdown
The SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon capsule has returned to Earth safely splashing down in the North Pacific Ocean.

*Arrow 3 undertakes a successful test
The United States has successfully test-fired its new Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile system.

*New Israeli satellite launched
SpaceX have successfully placed a new Israeli telecommunications satellite into geostationary orbit.
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*Sudden explosion in orbit
An old disused European Space Agency Ariane 4 rocket has suddenly exploded in orbit.

*Japan to set up its own space force
Japan is looking at creating its own military space wing. The move would bring it in line with Russia and China which already have strong military space forces, and with the United States which announced similar plans earlier this year.

*The Science Report
Scientists have for the first time grown miniature brains from human stem cells that produce brain waves.
The disastrous Amazon rainforest wildfires are continuing to spread.
Bank customers have had their details and personal data exposed in another cybersecurity breach.
A last-ditch effort to try and save the Northern White Rhino from extinction.
A new study suggests that caring for a pet may help you maintain a healthy heart.
Apple expected to release its new i-phone 11 on September 10.

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Sep 04, 2019
64: A New Map of the Milky Way’s Place In the Universe
00:29:14
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*A new map of the Milky Way’s place in the universe
A new map of the local universe has confirmed that the large scale structure of the universe appears to be a honeycomb-like pattern composed of interconnecting filaments and strands full of galaxies, galaxy clusters, and superclusters surrounding vast empty voids.

*Mission to Jupiter's Icy Moon Confirmed
NASA has approved a new mission to study Jupiter’s ice moon Europa.

*The Science Report
A big turn-around by the Heart Foundation greenlights full-fat milk, yogurt and cheese as healthy eating.
Living in cities with high traffic pollution may increase your risk of macular degeneration.A new threat from climate change.
New study warns using antibiotics could increase your risk of bowel cancer.
The blood test that tells you when you’ll die.
New study of on-line health stories finds most are either fake or at best misleading.

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Aug 30, 2019
63: Four Potential Sites for Asteroid Sample Return Mission
00:30:55
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*Four potential sites for asteroid sample return mission
NASA has selected four potential sample sites for its OSIRIS-Rex mission to the asteroid Bennu.
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*Scientists expose one of the secrets of the neutrino
Scientists have finally determined the upper mass boundary of the lightest known neutrino – finding the abundant ‘ghost’ particle to be at least 10 million times less massive than an electron.

*Mars at Solar Conjunction
The red planet Mars is about to reach Solar Conjunction – the period in its orbit when it’s directly behind the Sun as viewed from Earth.

*ASA and ESA sign agreement
ASA – the Australian Space Agency has agreed to a formal partnership with the European Space Agency – ESA.
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*Another successful launch for New Zealand’s Electron Rocket
Rocket Lab has carried out its eight mission successfully flying four satellites into orbit.

*The Science Report
Earth’s lungs on fire as the Amazon rainforest burns.
We’re all consuming significant amounts of microplastics.
Scientists create the first ring-shaped molecule of pure carbon comprising a circle of 18 atoms.
A banana-killing fungus that’s decimated crops in Asia and Africa spreads to the Americas.
A new study has concluded that British food isn’t that terrible after all.
Samsung releases its long-awaited Galaxy Note 10.

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Aug 28, 2019
62: A New Type of Pulsating Star
00:31:53
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*A new type of pulsating star
Astronomers have discovered a new type of pulsating subdwarf star.

*A glitch in a neutron star
Astronomers are a step closer to solving one of the great mysteries of neutron stars – why they glitch.

*Massive radiation leak from secret Russian weapons project blast
New readings are showing gamma radiation levels 16 times higher than the normal background in town and villages up to 30 kilometres from a Russian Missile test site which was rocked by a massive explosion last week.

*China launches three new spy satellites
Beijing has launched three new Yaogan-30 spy satellites for the Chinese military.

*First ever Chinese private-sector launch.
China’s rapidly expanding private sector aerospace industry has successfully launched its first commercial rocket.

*Japan rocket failure
A new privately developed Japanese sounding rocket has failed in its latest launch attempt.

*Special Sky and Telescope feature on the Moon
Jonathan Nally -- editor of Australian Sky and Telescope Magazine – previews an in-depth look at our nearest celestial neighbour – Lunar – better known to most of us as the Moon.

*The Science Report
New study finds fracking causes significant atmospheric increase in the greenhouse gas methane.
Doctors call for agriculture and food producers to cut antibiotic use on farm animals.
Hackers using the sounds of you typing to access your data.
A Jurassic World of around 100 ancient volcanoes discovered deep under central Australia.
The general public’s trust in science is increasing while politicians and commentators flat line.
New study shows Earth’s climate is changing faster than at any other time in the last 2000 years.

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Aug 23, 2019
61: Black Hole Detected Devouring Neutron Star
00:29:02
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*The historic first-ever detection of a Black Hole devouring a Neutron Star
The astronomical community is in overdrive following reports of the possible first-ever detection of gravitational waves generated by a black hole devouring a neutron star.

*Jupiter’s ancient planetary collision
A new study claims the solar system’s largest planet – the gas giant Jupiter – may have been involved in a colossal planetary collision 4.5 billion years ago.
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*India Moon mission enters lunar orbit
India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, has successfully entered lunar orbit.
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*Cheops preparing for launch
Final preparations are continuing to get the European Space Agency’s Cheops spacecraft ready for its launch in November
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*The Science Report
Childcare centres on busy roads facing increased air pollution.
New climate change warnings that arctic sea ice could disappear completely during summer.
A new cybersecurity warning following discovery of BlueKeep.
What super-deep diamonds can tell science about Earth’s ancient rocks.
Women no better at multitasking than men.

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Aug 21, 2019
60: Earth’s Last Magnetic Field Reversal Took Far Longer Than Once Thought
00:23:33
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*Earth’s last magnetic field reversal took far longer than once thought
A new study suggests Earth’s magnetic poles may take far longer to flip than previously thought.

*Astronomers find traces of one of the first stars
Astronomers have found the ghostly remains of one of the Universe's first stars inside a rare, ancient star on the other side of the galaxy.

*China Space Station falls back to Earth
A small experimental Chinese space station has successfully burnt up during atmospheric re-entry.

*The Science Report
Study casts doubt on the ability of Vitamin D supplements to protect people from diabetes.
Warm waters and overfishing may be increasing the levels of mercury in seafood.
Discovery of fossils of what’s now thought to be the world’s largest ever parrot.
The platypus is in far greater danger than people realize.
Workers expanding a highway discover a hoard of two thousand year old ancient coins

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Aug 16, 2019
59: Watching How Massive Stars Are Made
00:39:32
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E59

*Watching how massive stars are made
Astronomers are studying an unusual stellar nursery which is rapidly collapsing and giving birth to massive stars.

*New tool to study the earliest galaxies
First light has been achieved using new technology designed to help astronomers determine the distances and ages of distant galaxies.

*SpaceX plans first astronaut flight before the end of the year
SpaceX says it hopes to fly its first crew aboard its new CrewFalcon2 capsule in December.

*Record third Dragon flight
SpaceX has delivered another two and a half tonnes of supplies and equipment to the International Space Station.

*Progress does a fast track rendezvous with the space station
A Russian Progress cargo ship carries 2.7 tonnes of food and supplies has successfully docked with the International Space Station after just two orbits.

*Russian military satellite launch
A new Russian military communication satellite has been launched aboard a Soyuz 2.1a rocket from the Plesetsk cosmodrome north of Moscow.

*Russian Meteor-M weather satellite launched
Russia has launched its new Meteor-M meteorological satellite together with 32 smaller satellite payloads.
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*The Science Report
The World Meteorological Organization says July was world's hottest month on record.
An alarming surge in drug resistant HIV.
Meanwhile, a new experimental mosaic HIV vaccine is about to begin trials.
Calls for more action to safeguard shark populations at risk from overfishing.
A new model to predict where on a volcano future eruptions are likely to occur.
Yellow tinted glasses don’t really help with night vision despite the ads.
Workers expanding a highway discover a hoard of two thousand year old ancient coins

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Aug 14, 2019
58: The Birth of Our Milky Way Galaxy
00:34:03
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SpaceTime 20190809 Series 22 Episode 58

*The birth of our Milky Way galaxy
Astronomers have opened a new window on the birth of the Milky Way finding the galaxy we have today was formed out of the collision of two major components ten billion years ago.

*LightSail-2 successfully demonstrates solar sail space flight
After years of computer simulations and countless ground tests -- the Planetary Society’s crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft has successfully demonstrated spaceflight by light -- raising its orbit solely on the power of sunlight.

*Skywatch August
The best known meteor shower of the year, the Perseids, are back. But...this year's shower will have to contend with a bright Moon on the peak nights. Still, you could see a dozen or more meteors per hour, including the occasional very bright fireball.

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Aug 09, 2019
57: Near-Earth Asteroid Near Miss
00:27:07
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SpaceTime 20190807 Series 22 Episode 57

*Near-Earth asteroid near miss
An asteroid as large as a football field has just flown past the Earth – with astronomers not detecting it until just hours before its close approach.

*Australian rocket test fails to launch
An Australian suborbital test flight has failed before even getting off the ground.

*SkyMapper surveying the southern heavens
The Australian National University’s skymapper telescope has now released well over 18 terabytes of southern sky survey imagery.

*Falcon Heavy’s third flight
SpaceX has launched its Falcon heavy rocket for the third time.  The mission carrying 24 research satellites was a proving flight for the United States Air Force Space Test Program and designated STP-2. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/185928069233 

*The Science Report
Taking more vitamin-A could help lower your risk for some skin cancers.
Some medicines prescribed to reduce stomach acid linked to increased risk of developing allergies.
New study finds recent global warming events unmatched in the past 2000 years.
New sextortion e-mail threats on the rise.
Talking to your kids about safe sex encourages them to practice safe sex.
Sydney’s University of technology joins the 21st century dropping classes in traditional Chinese medicine.

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Aug 07, 2019
56: Phew! We're Officially In The Clear
00:27:30
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SpaceTime 20190726 Series 22 Episode 56

*ESA confirms asteroid will miss Earth in 2019
Astronomers have confirmed that Asteroid 2006 QV89 won’t hit the Earth when it makes its close approach on September 9th.

*A planetary defence exercise sharpens both scientists and emergency teams
A recent planetary defence exercise designed to see whether the Earth really could protect itself from a major asteroid impact didn’t do so well -- with scientists failing to save New York City from a major asteroid impact.

*SpaceX Dragon test failure find fault
Investigators have blamed a leak of propellant due to the failure of a titanium check valve -- for the explosion which destroyed a Crew Dragon 2 capsule during tests at Cape Canaveral in April.

*Russian Spektr space telescope launched
The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos has successfully launched Moscow’s new Spektr-RG X-ray space Telescope.

*The Science Report
Unravelling the structure of the influenza A virus genome.
A new study finds Autism Spectrum Disorder is mostly genetics based.
The Agent Smith malware infecting millions of android devices globally.
Development of a super-fast version of the central building block of a quantum computer.
The magic crystals of Peter Brock’s energy polarizer.

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Jul 26, 2019
55: Apollo 11 - Disproving Conspiracy Theories
00:32:39
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SpaceTime 20190724 Series 22 Episode 55

*Disproving conspiracy theories about the Apollo Moon landings
Following the global celebration marking half a century since humans first walked on the surface of another world – comes the whine of the conspiracy theorists who despite the overwhelming evidence scientific, eye witness, and anecdotal – still insist Apollo 11 was faked.

*Another touchdown for Hayabusa2
Japan’s Hayabusa2 has carried out a second successful touchdown on the asteroid Ryugu collecting more samples for eventual return to Earth.

*Atomic rockets are back on the agenda
The US Congress has approved 125 million dollars in seed funding for the development of a nuclear thermal propulsion rocket system.

*The Science Report
A possible link between drinking lots of sugary beverages and an increased risk of cancer.
A new study claims vitamin supplements could be doing you more harm than good.
Australia’s ‘once in a century drought’ caused mass ecosystem collapse.
The world’s biggest seaweed bloom.
The advantages of men having cosmetic facial surgery.
More 5G cell phones hit the markets.

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Jul 24, 2019
54: Spooky Quantum Entanglement
00:21:33
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SpaceTime 20190719 Series 22 Episode 54

*The first image of spooky quantum entanglement in action
In an incredible first, scientists have captured the world's first actual photo of quantum entanglement -- the strange phenomenon Albert Einstein famously described it as 'spooky action at a distance'.

*Discovery of the asteroid with the shortest year
Astronomers have spotted an unusual asteroid with the shortest “year” known for any asteroid.

*Military Space Station planned
The Pentagon is looking at developing an autonomous military space station.

*Vega spy satellite rocket failure
The European Space Agency and Arianespace have launched in independent inquiry commission after a Vega rocket carrying a spy satellite failed two minutes after launch.

*The Science Report
*People suffering from mental illness face drastic challenges with life expectance reduced by 20 years.
*Seagulls may be threatening more than your fish and chips.
*Archaeologists discover the ancient biblical city of Ziklag.
*New DNA evidence confirms the Philistines were Greek.
*A new world Circumnavigation Speed Record.
*A new survey claims a fifth of Brits believe the Loch Ness monster is real.

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Jul 19, 2019
53: Man on the Moon: Apollo 11 Celebrates Half a Century
00:39:49
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 22 Episode 53  
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*Man on the Moon: Apollo 11 celebrates half a century
A special SpaceTime documentary looking back at what is arguably the greatest scientific achievement of mankind. 50 years ago, on July 20th, 1969 human’s set foot on the surface of another world for the first time.

SpaceTime places the Apollo 11 mission into its true context with its origins in the pure evil of Nazi Germany and its political weaponization during the height of the cold war.

We tell the story of the intense rivalry of the superpowers during the space race and how Apollo 11 became victorious.

Included are the actual newsreels of the day and the key events as they unfolded through NASA live transmissions.

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Jul 18, 2019
52: A New Window On Matter
00:25:57
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SpaceTime 20190712 Series 22 Episode 52

*A new window on matter
New research suggests the detection of Merging Neutron Stars could provide scientists with new insights in to the fundamental properties of matter

*World’s most powerful supercomputers for the SKA project
The giant Square Kilometre array project which is building the world’s biggest telescope in Western Australia and Southern Africa has finally completed design work on the world’s most powerful supercomputer – which will be needed to power the massive observatory.

*New Zealand’s latest orbital space flight
Rocket Lab has successfully carried out its seventh mission in a spectacular late afternoon launch.

*Sydney Uni wins rocketry contest
The University of Sydney Rocketry Team has won its category in the Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico.

*The Science Report
Living in an area with higher air pollution may be linked to having lower levels of a female fertility marker.
Space radiation not putting astronauts at higher risk of cancer or heart disease in low Earth orbit.
Not all crocodiles from the age of dinosaurs were meat-eating killers.
The malicious software hidden in your apps.
Employees who watch porn costing companies millions in wasted time and doing real harm.
New study finds nine out of ten Australians really do believe in ghosts.

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Jul 12, 2019
51: First Images of the Origins of FRBs
00:35:42
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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E51

*First images of the origins of Fast Radio Bursts
Astronomers have for the first time ever imaged the exact location of a one-off Fast Radio Burst – one of the most mysterious events in the universe.

*All systems go for a new spacecraft to study the Sun
The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter is continuing with a long series of tests as mission managers prepares the 1.8 tonne spacecraft for its seven year mission to study the Sun.

*Dust rings around Venus could provide clues to unchartered asteroids
Astronomers studying dust rings in the inner solar system tracing the orbits of Mercury, Venus, and Earth, believe the Venus ring could hint at unchartered asteroids.

*Space Station crew returns to Earth
Three members of the Expedition 59 crew have returned safely to Earth after spending six months aboard the International Space Station.

*The Science Report
New questions about the real dangers of saturated fats in our diets.
Australia records the lowest number of HIV diagnoses since 2001
Environmental disaster as massive mangrove dieback hits Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria.
Iran breaches its nuclear deal again.
New research confirms salads don’t scream when you eat them.
The Blackberry Key2 review

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Jul 10, 2019
50: New Idea to Explain Ancient Supermassive Black Holes
00:36:10
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*A new idea to explain ancient supermassive black holes
A new hypothesis has been developed claiming supermassive black holes can be created without first needing a star or stellar remnant to collapse.

*NASA opens the Space Station to the tourism trade
NASA is about to follow in the footsteps of the Russians and start carrying space tourists up to the International Space Station.

*The mystery of the galaxy with no dark matter solved
Astronomers think they’ve finally developed an explanation for a mysterious galaxy that appears to have no dark matter.

*July Skywatch
On average July is the coldest month of the year in the southern hemisphere -- which is experiencing winter -- and also marks the time when Earth is at aphelion – it’s furthest orbital position from the Sun – and the planet Saturn in opposition.

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Jul 05, 2019
49: Searching for Life on Titan
00:23:21
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*NASA’s Dragonfly to search for life on Titan
NASA has announced a new mission called Dragonfly to study the unique, richly organic world of Titan.
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*The Neutrino Observatory at the bottom of the sea
Astronomers are using a huge underwater telescope at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea to study neutrinos generated by some of the most powerful and mysterious events in the universe.

*Scientists get a reality check on detecting potentially Earth impacting asteroids
Astronomers have successfully detected a potentially threatening Near Earth Object or NEO – but were only able to confirm it would hit the planet – after it had already impacted.

*South American Solar eclipse
Residents of Chile and Argentina have just experienced a spectacular sunset solar eclipse.

*The Science Report
Europe’s deadly heatwave sets new temperature records.
Exposure to solvents while pregnant may raise the risk of your child having autism.
Israeli intelligence says Russia is behind a sudden spate of GPS failures.
Fossils from one the largest non-dinosaurian birds ever discovered found on the Crimean Peninsula.
A new study says it’s time for people to free the feet.

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Jul 03, 2019
48: Mars Methane
00:27:08
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*Curiosity detects unusually high methane levels on Mars
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has detected the highest methane levels ever measured on the red planet.

*Rover to explore Martian moons Phobos and Deimos
Japan has announced plans to send a sample return mission to explore the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos.

*Astronomers spot snoopy
Astronomers believe they may have found Snoopy – the Apollo 10 lunar module. The spacecraft was jettisoned after completing critical practice maneuvers fifty years ago.

*Understanding how galaxies die
Researchers have reported the discovery of so-called cold quasars -- galaxies featuring an abundance of cold gas that still can produce new stars despite having an active supermassive black hole – or quasar -- at its centre. Astronomers say the discovery writes a new chapter in how galaxies die.

*Quantum gravity has no symmetry
A new study suggests that symmetry is not possible when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics.

*Radarsat constellation reaches orbit
Canada’s RADARSAT Constellation has been successfully launched into orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/185765344583 

*The Science Report
Study shows smoking dope while pregnant increases your risk of having a preterm birth.
Himalayan glaciers are melting much faster than before.
The alarming extent of the current drought in Australia.
Wind farms found to produce audible and potentially annoying low-frequency noise.
New study shows bees may be capable of connecting symbols to numbers..

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Jun 28, 2019
47: New Mission to Intercept a Comet
00:34:01
SpaceTime 20190626 Series 22 Episode 47
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*New Mission to intercept a comet
The European Space Agency has announced a new mission to study a comet. The new Comet Interceptor mission will visit a pristine comet or interstellar asteroid making its first orbit around the Sun.

*The warm glow of Uranus’ rings
A new study of the rings of Uranus have found them to have a temperature of just 77 degrees above absolute zero -- the boiling temperature of liquid nitrogen.

*Celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 lunar landing
The world is gearing up to celebrate what is arguably the most significant date in human history – the day man set foot on the surface of another world for the first time.

*Plate tectonics may have driven Cambrian Explosion
The quest to discover what drove one of the most important evolutionary events in the history of life on Earth has taken a new, fascinating twist.

*Ariane 5’s second launch of 2019
An Ariane 5 rocket has carried two telecommunications satellites into a geostationary transfer orbit.https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/185763182473

The Science Report
Eating yoghurt could help men avoid bowel cancer.
A new study claims sexually active high school kids tend to engage in responsible sexual behaviour.
Permafrost across the Canadian arctic thawing much faster than predicted due to climate change.
Largest plant survey ever undertaken has revealed alarming extinction rates.
How honest are you when it comes to finding a lost wallet?
Apple’s new iOS13 iPhone operating system -- expected to be launched in September.

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Jun 26, 2019
46: Hunting for Dark Galaxies
00:29:16
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*Hunting for dark Galaxies
An ancient collision with a newly discovered dark dwarf galaxy may be responsible for the Milky Way’s characteristic outer disk ripples.

*Massive Martian ice discovery opens a window into red planet's history
Scientists say newly discovered layers of ice buried almost two kilometres beneath the Martian north pole are the remnants of ancient polar ice sheets -- and could be one of the largest water reservoirs on the planet.

*Earth's mantle is far more intricate than thought
A new study has revealed the Earth’s mantle to be a far more geochemically diverse mosaic than previously thought.

*The ticking time bomb of Betelgeuse
Betelgeuse is a massive ticking time bomb – destined to explode as one of the nearest supernovae to Earth – and it could happen any time now.

*Russia launches new military navigation satellite
Russian space forces have launched a new military navigation satellite.

*Moscow’s most powerful communications satelliteA
Russian proton rocket has launched the nation’s most powerful ever telecommunications satellite.

*India launches a new Earth observation satellite
India has successfully launched its new RISAT-2B Earth observation radar imaging satellite.

*The Science Report
Increasing red meat intake -- especially processed meats -- may be leading you closer to the grave.
A new study warns that if your teen is sexting they’re probably having sex.
The Internet found to produce both acute and sustained alterations in specific areas of the brain.
Scientists confirm when it comes to dating -- people really do have a type.
The biomarkers which influence male sexual orientation.
Iran has increased its production of enriched uranium.
The fantasy some people are condemned to live..

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Jun 21, 2019
45: A Giant Mass Anomaly
00:31:36
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*A giant mass anomaly detected under the Moon's largest crater
A mysterious large mass of material has been discovered deep beneath the Solar System’s largest impact crater -- the Moon's South Pole-Aitken basin.

*Discovery of the UK’s biggest ever meteor impact site
Scientists have finally pinpointed the impact site of a giant kilometre wide asteroid which slammed into what is now North Western Scotland 1.2 billion years ago.

*Asteroid with 1 in 7000 chance of hitting the Earth in September
Time for a bit of doomsday click bait and dangling at the end of our hook this month is asteroid 2006 QV89 – a thirty-metre-wide chunk of rock which has a one in 7299 chance of hitting the Earth on September 9th this year.

*Turning sea bed into diamonds
Most diamonds found on Earth are made from carbon recycled from the seabed and cooked deep inside the planet’s mantle. Now, Scientists have for the first time recreated the salts found trapped inside these diamonds – a key step in confirming the process.

*Dragon returns to EarthA SpaceX Dragon cargo ship has splashed down safely an hour after firing its thrusters to begin its de-orbit burn.https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/185671774148 

*Soyuz places telcom satellites in orbit
A Russian Soyuz ST-B rocket has blasted off from the European Space Agency’s Kourou space port in French Guiana carrying the final four satellites in the O3b constellation.http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184001320093 

*The Science Report
Scientists agree to designate a new geologic epoch — the Anthropocene.
Why people love fermented foods like yogurt.
Iran’s fake news disinformation campaign unmasked.
Australia’s nuclear research reactor at Lucas Heights is getting a big boost.
The long-awaited 5G network formally launched in Australia.

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Jun 20, 2019
44: New Questions About the Origin of Earth’s Water
00:31:48
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*New questions about the origin of Earth’s water
There’s a new chapter in the on-going search for the origin of Earth’s water.

*Changes in Jupiter's Magnetic Field
Scientists have discovered that Jupiter’s magnetic field changes over time.

*China’s new family of launch vehicles.
China is working on a new generation of launch vehicles designed to improve Beijing’s access to space.

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Jun 14, 2019
43: Mars Insight’s Drill Fails
00:28:55
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*Mars Insight’s drill failsScientists and engineers are trying to figure out why a key instrument on NASA’s Mars Insight lander has stopped working.
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*New research explains differences between the Moon’s near and far sides
Asymmetry between the Moon’s near and far sides may have been caused by a massive impact with a dwarf planet early in the solar system’s history.

*NASA ramps up its return to the Moon
NASA has selected three commercial lunar landing service providers to deliver science and technology payloads under its Artemis program to have humans back on the surface of the Moon by 2024.

*NASA to launch rockets from the Northern TerritoryNASA has announced plans to launch sounding rockets from a new space base to be built in the Northern Territory.

*The first Starlink satellites launchedIn what some are describing as the next big revolution of the internet and others are calling a blow to astronomy – a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has carried the first 60 Starlink satellites into orbit.

*The Science Report
The giant Adani coal mine moves a step closer.
China believed to be behind a major cyber security breach at the ANU.
Beijing expected to double its nuclear arsenal with-in the next ten years.
North Korea’s 2017 nuclear blast now thought to be 16 times bigger than Hiroshima.
Intelligence agency warnings say Iran remains fully committed to weapons of mass destruction.
A new study confirms that when you’re all stressed out -- your dog can feel it too.
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or iPhone 5s users won’t be getting Apple’s new ios13 operating system..

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Jun 13, 2019
42: A Hundred Years of Gravity
00:22:20
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*A hundred years of gravity
It was a hundred years ago this month that observations performed during a total solar eclipse by Author Eddington proved for the first time that light can be physically bent by gravity.
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*New general relativity theory clocks experiment
In 2020 the International Space Station is expected to host the most precise clocks ever to leave Earth.

*Discovery of one of the oldest known globular clusters
Astronomers have discovered one of the universe’s oldest known globular star cluster – dating back some 12.8 billion years.

*India launches spy satellite
India has successfully launched a new spy satellite aboard its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle – the PSLV..

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Jun 05, 2019
41: A Potential Risk
00:36:12
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*The potential risk of the Taurid Meteor Swarm
A new study claims the Taurid meteoroid stream could pose a risk to planet Earth.
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*How the Formation of the Moon might have brought water to Earth
A new study claims Earth’s water arrived with Theia during the giant impact which created the Moon.

*Another meteor flashes across Australian skiesHot on the heels of last week’s meteor which lit up the midnight skies of Central Australia – people across Australia’s southeast have just experienced their own celestial light show with a meteor lighting up the skies over Victoria and South Australia.

*Jupiter's unknown journey revealed
A new study claims the solar system’s largest planet Jupiter probably formed about four times further away from the Sun than where it is now.

*Dragon launches safely to the space station following test pad explosion
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship has successfully launched to the International Space Station despite the earlier destruction of another Dragon capsule in a spectacular explosion.
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*The Science Report
China is responsible for a rise in emissions of ozone layer-destroying chemical chlorofluorocarbon.
A newly discovered Australian Lizard species may already be extinct.
A new study claims women perform better in math and verbal tests at higher room temperatures.
Scientists find the earliest known fungi.
The CSIRO discovers gold-coated fungi.

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May 30, 2019
40: Shrinking Moon Causing Moonquakes
00:29:51
SpaceTime 20190524 Series 22 Episode 40
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*The incredibly shrinking Moon causing Moonquakes
Astronomers say moonquakes are being generated as the Moon continues to cool and contract.

*A new way to form volcanoes
Scientists have discovered a new way to form volcanoes. Geoscientists have discovered the first direct evidence that material from deep within Earth's mantle transition zone - a layer rich in water, crystals and melted rock - can percolate to the surface to form volcanoes.

*Central Australian meteor
A meteor has lit up the night skies of the Australian outback with witnesses reporting a flash of light briefly turning night into day.
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*The Science Report
Scientists create living colonies of E. coli bacteria using DNA constructed by humans, not nature.
Dudes continuing to use steroids despite warnings about the potentially life-limiting side effects.
Australia’s Cocos Islands are littered with an estimated 414 million pieces of plastic debris.
Half of the Internet’s most popular websites are at risk of malicious activity.
Parents aged between 22 to 37 year old were the more likely to be on their phones while driving.
Credibility of Southern Cross University in question after introducing naturopathy course..

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May 24, 2019
39: The Riddle
00:31:44
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*The riddle of the most distant object ever explored
Scientists with NASA’s New Horizons mission say mystery still surrounds the formation of the most distant world ever explored.  

*Solving the century-old mystery of ancient Egyptian Desert Glass
Scientists have solved a hundred year old mystery discovering that glass found in the Egyptian desert was created by a meteorite impact, rather than atmospheric airburst.

*Changé 4 reveals new secrets from the Moon’s far side.
China’s Changë 4 lander and its robotic Yutu 2 rover has found the geologic history of the Moon’s far side is far more complicated than scientists had originally thought.

*New Military communications satellite launched
A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket has blasted into orbit carrying a new US Air Force telecommunication satellite.
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The endangered Black Throated finch could be threatened by the massive Adani coal mine project.
Regular use of glucosamine supplements may help lower one's risk of heart disease.
It’s official the kilogram is dead – long live the kilogram.
A cybersecurity issue has been discovered in Facebooks WhatsApp smartphone messaging app.
Giant 40 tonne dinosaur may have walked in a ‘high-heeled’ fashion.

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May 23, 2019
38: 'Blue Moon' Lunar Lander Unveiled
00:30:18
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*Blue Moon lunar lander unveiled
The world’s richest man -- Amazon boss Jeff Bezos –– says his Blue Origin aerospace company could have people walking on the Moon by 2024.  The 2024 date was proposed by the Trump administration earlier this year after NASA had originally suggested a return of manned missions to the Moon in 2028.
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*Dark matter detector observes rarest event ever recorded
How do you observe a process that takes more than one trillion times longer than the age of the universe? The XENON Collaboration research team did it with an instrument built to find the most elusive particle in the universe - dark matter.

*Preparing for Vega-CThe European Space Agency is expected to launch an upgraded version of its Vega rocket before the end of the year.
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*Italian science satellite reaches orbit
Italy’s new PRISMA Earth observation satellite has been successfully launched into orbit. The flight aboard a Vega rocket blasted off from the European Space Agency’s Kourou Spaceport in French Guiana.
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*The Science Report
Only 37 percent of the world’s longest rivers remain free-flowing.
Changes to the Great Barrier Reef due to pollution and climate change are now visible from space.
Whole body scans may be a quicker and cheaper way of detecting cancer.
A small metre high - new relative of the famous Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in New Mexico.
Scientists may have a solution for eye and vision changes affecting astronauts on long space missions.
Study finds plastic entanglement has increased by 10 times from 2000.
A new survey shows people are becoming increasingly sceptical of science..

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May 17, 2019
37: Neutron Star – Black Hole Merger Detected
00:32:48
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*First possible Neutron Star – Black Hole Merger detected by LIGO
Astronomers may have just detected their first case of a neutron star being devoured by a black hole. If confirmed, the long predicted but never before seen event on April 26 would be history making.
*Massive Milky Way collision triggers starburst
Astronomers have identified a massive collision between our Milky Way galaxy and a neighbouring satellite galaxy that triggered a sudden burst of new star formation which increased the number of stars in our galactic disk by more than fifty percent.
*Explosions of universe's first stars spewed powerful jets
A new study suggests that instead of exploding out evenly in all directions as originally thought -- supernovae generated by the death of the universe’s first stars more likely exploded in elongated jets of energy and plasma.
*New Zealand’s Electron rocket flies again
New Zealand’s Rocket Lab has successfully launched another Electron rocket placing three satellites into orbit for the United States Air Force. The launch from the North Island’s Mahia Peninsula was the second this year for the company – coming just five weeks after the company’s last flight.
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*The Science Report
A new report warns a million species doomed for extinction because of human activities.
Global alcohol consumption to increase from 5.9 litres a year per adult in 1990, to 7.6 litres by 2030.
Newly-discovered fossilised dinosaur had bat-like membrane wings.
The history of Australia’s blue tongue lizards goes back 25 million years.
A new study finds over half of British men and women aged 16-44 have sex less than once-a-week.

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May 16, 2019
36: Magma and the Moon
00:28:17
SpaceTime 20190510 Series 22 Episode 36
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*Magma is the key to the Moon's makeup
New computer simulations have provided some new clues about the birth of the Moon.

*Meteorite grain holds new clues to solar systems origins
A tiny grain of dust -- older than our solar system -- is shining new light on how planetary systems are formed.

*China expects to have operational Moon base within ten years
Beijing says it will have an operational lunar base on the surface of the Moon within ten years. The official Xinhua news agency says the facility will be position at the Moon’s south pole.

*The Science Report
Greenhouse gas emissions linked to patterns of drought.
Common diabetes drug metformin may help maintain long-term weight loss.
Health care workers in intensive care units not regularly cleaning their hands.Anti-satellite laser base discovered in China's western Xinjiang Province.
Tumblr hosts almost half a billion blogs and it could be on the market.
The new bridge design that could span the Strait of Gibraltar.
And the dumbest story of the week about a so-called alien base found on the Moon..

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May 10, 2019
35: Black Hole Twisting Spacetime
00:33:58
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*Black Hole twisting spacetime
Astronomers have witnessed a black hole twisting the fabric of spacetime by its rotation. The black hole’s powerful gravitational pull is dragging nearby spacetime causing jets of fast-moving energy and plasma being expelled from the area surrounding the black hole to wobble so fast that their change in direction can be seen in periods as short as minutes. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184592196418 Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184592228498 

*The strange star from out of town
Astronomers have discovered a star in the Milky Way with a chemical composition unlike any other star in our galaxy.  The chemical composition of the strange star has previously been seen in a small number of stars in dwarf galaxies orbiting the Milky Way.

*Another successful Blue Origin test flightBlue Origin has carried out another successful test flight of its rocket designed to carry tourists into space.The company’s latest suborbital flight from their West Texas launch pad reached an altitude of over 106 kilometres or 346,406 feet – well above the 100 kilometre high Karmen line which marks the internationally recognized official start of space. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184612938953   

*The first commercial launch for the world’s most powerful rocket
SpaceX has successfully carried out their first commercial flight using the company’s new Falcon heavy launch vehicle – the world’s most powerful rocket. Youtube video URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184312024383 

*The Science Report
Climate change is forcing reef corals to move away from the equator and towards the poles.
Scientists have devised a decoder that can transform brainwaves into speech.
Spending time online or watching TV, especially before bedtime may not be so bad for you after all.
The twins' astronaut experiment provides valuable new insights on living in space.
New research suggests women may have a better poker face than men when it comes to hiding an affair.
Healers frog poison treatment banned following a patient’s death.

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May 08, 2019
34: First Results from ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter
00:27:46
SpaceTime 20190503 Series 22 Episode 34
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*First results from ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter
During its first year in orbit, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has made some surprising discoveries about the impact of the recent global Martian dust storm and an apparent lack of methane in the red planet’s atmosphere.

*Dragon spacecraft destroyed in dramatic explosion
The first crew Dragon two capsule which successfully flew to the International Space Station in March has been destroyed in a major explosion at the Cape Canaveral air force station in Florida.

*Stratolaunch test flight
Stratolaunch has successfully undertaken the first test flight of the company’s behemoth twin fuselage six engine jetliner designed to launch satellites into space.  

*May Skywatch
We tour the night skies of May which play host to the annual Eta-Aquarids meteor shower generated by Halley’s Comet..

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May 03, 2019
New Model for Nova Explosions
00:34:15
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*New model for Nova explosions
Scientists will need to go back to the drawing board to come up with new ways in which powerful explosions -- known as novae – can occur on the surfaces of white dwarf stars.

*Explaining super-luminous novae
Astronomers have discovered that shockwaves generated during nova explosions can dramatically amplify their power and brightness.

*NASA's InSight Detects First Likely 'Quake' on MarsNASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely "marsquake."

*New physics needed to explain differences in the Hubble Constant
New observations are showing that differences in how fast the universe is expanding now compared to how fast it was expanding billions of years ago are no statistical accident.
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*The Science Report
Climate change is now threatening the world’s doomsday vault.
The world's second largest colony of emperor penguins almost wiped out.
Extreme ocean winds and wave heights are increasing around the globe.
A small bone behind the knee, which was once rare in humans is becoming more common.
Paleontologists have unearthed a new species of hadrosaur dinosaur in Mongolia.
History revisionists spewing lies and cherry-picked half-truths for racist and political propaganda.

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May 01, 2019
Beyond Einstein and the Black Hole Singularity
00:28:23
SpaceTime Series 22 Episode 32
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*Beyond Einstein and the black hole singularity
Physicists have reached beyond Albert Einstein to develop new equations that hypothesize that singularities don’t exist inside black holes.

*Meteoroid strikes eject precious water from Moon
Scientists have discovered that streams of meteoroids striking the lunar surface are blasting a thin shower or water vapor into the Moon exosphere – it’s tenuous atmosphere.
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*Boeing delays capsule's first space test flight
Boeing has pushed back the date for the first test flight of their new space station crew transfer capsule – the CST 100 Starliner.

*Cygnus lift off
A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket has blasted into orbit carrying a Cygnus cargo ship loaded with fresh supplies bound for the International Space Station. The CRS-11 mission was launched from NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility on the Virginian mid-Atlantic coast.
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*The Science Report
Scientists have restored functions in brains of pigs, four hours after they were killed and decapitated.
A new study warns the even moderate meat eaters have an increased risk of bowel cancer.
New research suggests that 7.6 percent of boys have had sex before the age of 13.
A new study has found that the Arctic is now the warmest it's been in 10,000 years.
Archeologists have unearthed a 2000-year-old Jewish settlement in the Negev Desert of southern Israel.
Ten percent of Australian drinkers account for more than half of the country’s entire alcohol consumption.
Measles cases hit a five year high in Australia and have jumped globally by 300 percent.

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Apr 26, 2019
The First Direct Image of a Black Hole
00:32:28
SpaceTime Series 22 Episode 31  The astronomy and space science news podcast.

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*Astronomers capture the first ever direct image of a black hole
Astronomers have successfully captured one of the most important pictures in scientific history – an actual image of a supermassive black hole.  This breakthrough was announced in a series of six papers published in a special issue of The Astrophysical Journal Letters, and at a co-ordinated series of special press conferences held simultaneously around the globe.

*Mercury has a solid inner core
Scientists have determined that the planet Mercury has a solid metallic inner core similar in size to the Earth’s. The findings reported in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, help scientists better understand Mercury while at the same time offering clues about how the solar system formed and how rocky planets evolve over time.

*Preparing CHEOPSThe European Space Agency’s mission to study strange worlds orbiting distant stars has moved a step closer to launch with the spacecraft now fully assembled and tested in preparation for launch. The CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite or CHEOPS has finally left the cleanroom in Switzerland and is now in Madrid for further launch preparations. Youtube video URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/183443264918 

*If at first you don’t succeed
Despite much hope, the private Israeli bid to land a spacecraft on the surface on the Moon has failed. But like the proverbial phoenix rising from the ashes, supporters from around the world have rallied around the company Space IL -- determined to try again.

*The Science Report
Scientists at Tel Aviv University successfully print the world's first 3D vascularised engineered heart.
Some four thousand European Alpine glaciers will lose half their ice by 2050.
An El Niño which began forming late last year is now fully entrenched across the Pacific Ocean.
Fossils from a previously unknown member of the human family tree discovered in the Philippines.
Why it’s better to keep your cats indoors.
Moves to stop claims by promoters of alternative medicines – but is it enough?

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Apr 24, 2019
More confirmation of methane spikes on Mars
00:25:30
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*More confirmation of methane spikes on Mars
A re-analysis of data collected by the European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter has corroborated NASA’s Curiosity rover’s detection of methane on the red planet’s surface.

*America to be back on the Moon within five years
US President Donald Trump has called for a spark of urgency to speed up NASA’s plans to place US astronauts on the Moon by 2024 rather than the 2028 target originally set by the space administration.

*Progress docks with space station after a fast track two orbit rendezvous
Russia has launched a new Progress cargo ship loaded with fresh supplies for the International Space station.

*South Korea accelerates its space race
South Korea has successfully tested a locally developed liquid fuelled rocket engine.

*300th Long March rocket launched
Beijing has launched it 300th Long March rocket sending a new telecommunications satellite into geostationary orbit.

*Australian Sky and Telescope
What the Saturnian moon Titan can tell us about the origins of life.

*The Science Report
Dietary fibre may be a new tool in the prevention of progressive lung disease.
A new study looks at why some kids get bullied more than others.
Melting glaciers contributed some 27 millimetres to global mean sea-level rise between 1961 to 2016.
Dolphin survival rates dropped by 12 percent following the 2011 ocean heatwave.
Archeologists discover a 2000-year-old Jewish settlement in the Negev Desert of southern Israel.
Drinking a daily glass of wine for health reasons may not be so healthy after all..

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Apr 12, 2019
Bennu's Rugged Surface
00:37:09
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*Potentially deadly asteroid has a far more rugged surface than expected
New close up observations of the near-Earth asteroid Bennu shows its surface to be far rockier and rougher than expected.

*Dark matter is not made up of tiny black holes
A new study has ruled out primordial black holes as a possible explanation for that mysterious substance called dark matter.

*Saturn’s rings coat tiny moons
Newly processed close up images of five of Saturn’s moons shows they’re being coated with ice particles, dust and debris from the planet’s ring system and from its ice moon Enceladus.

*Israeli spacecraft achieves lunar orbit
Israel’s Beresheet or Genesis spacecraft has successfully entered lunar orbit and is expected to touch down on the surface of the Moon on April 11.

*Rocket Labs first launch for the year
An Electron rocket has carried out its first flight for the year sending a United States Defence Department research satellite into orbit.

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*India slammed for its anti-satellite test
NASA says India’s anti-satellite missile test has created a cloud of over 400 pieces of orbital debris which is now spreading around the planet some 300 kilometres above the ground.

*The Science Report
One in five deaths globally associated with poor diet.
Dramatic crashes in Great Barrier Reef coral populations numbers following mass bleaching events.
Iran in increasing its rate of cyber attacksArchaeologists discover 2,600-year-old artifacts dating back to the time of the first temple in Jerusalem.
GPS systems have just survived their own version of the Y2K bug.
Scientists confirm that cats really do know their names – just like dogs.

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Apr 11, 2019
Rivers Raged on Mars Late Into its History
00:33:03
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*Rivers raged on Mars late into its history
A new study has found that significant quantities of water was still flowing down Martian rivers much later than expected.

*Girls night out scrubbed
NASA’s plans for what was to be the first ever all female space walk as a way of marking International women’s day didn’t go to plan after a wardrobe malfunction --- of sorts.

*Indian missile blows up satellite
New Delhi had deliberated fired an ASAT missile at a disused Indian satellite -destroying both spacecraft and leaving a cloud of shrapnel and debris orbiting the Earth some 300 kilometres above the ground.

*April Skywatch
The second major meteor shower of the year – the Lyrids – provides their celestial splendour..

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Apr 05, 2019
Discovery of Galaxies Without Dark Matter
00:29:30
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*Discovery of galaxies without dark matter
Astronomers have discovered two galaxies that appear to contain little or no dark matter.

*Earth confirmed as a less volatile version of the Sun
A new study has confirmed that the Earth is made out of the same elements as the Sun – but has less of the volatile elements such as hydrogen, helium, oxygen and nitrogen.

*New evidence of deep groundwater on Mars
A new study claims liquid water could still be present at multiple locations deep below the Martian surface.

*Genesis grabs the Moon
Israel’s Beresheet or Genesis lunar lander has successfully carried out one of its most crucial engine firings.
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Climate change predicted to increase the threat and exposure to mosquito born diseases.
Shift workers face an increased risk of developing heart disease.
Teens who believe everything happens by chance more likely to become smokers or risky drinkers.
New species of butterflies and moths discovered in a Northern Australian conservation hotspot.
Enzymes that explain the sensitivity of wheat plants to salty soils.
Still no scientific reason to explain why people get grumpy due to a lack of enough sleep.
Flat Earthers to launch an expedition to the end of the world. .

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Apr 03, 2019
Could Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts be Magnetars?
00:24:25
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*Could mysterious Fast Radio Bursts be Magnetars
Astronomers have discovered a highly magnetic neutron star called a magnetar which appears to have a lot of the characteristics of mysterious high energy pulses known as Fast Radio Bursts.  

*Bering Sea meteor blast
The Earth’s been hit by its biggest meteor blast since the 2013 Chelyabinsk event in Russia.

*Israeli Moon mission on track
Israel’s first mission to land on the Moon is continuing nominally despite an early glitch with the spacecraft’s navigation system.

*The Science Report
High fructose corn syrup linked to increased intestinal cancer tumour growth.
Alcohol responsible for 45.1% of third party road deaths and 14.9% of violence-related deaths.
Excess time lounging around is linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK.
Illegal deforestation in Brazil could increase the land surface temperature by up to 1.45°C.
A new environmentally friendly, cost-effective method of sterilising water.
A new study suggests rogue waves are occurring less often but becoming more extreme.
New study on genetically modified foods confirms the famous Dunning Kruger effect in action.

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Mar 29, 2019
Giant Asteroid Impact Crater
00:39:58
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*Giant asteroid impact crater discovered in Western Australia
Scientists have discovered a giant 12 to 16-kilometre wide asteroid impact crater in Western Australia.

*A new discovery of matter-antimatter asymmetry
Physicists have for the first time, witnessed the matter-antimatter asymmetry known as charged parity or CP violation -- in a particle known as the D0 meson.

*Giant X-ray chimneys discovered at the core of the Milky Way
Astronomers have discovered two colossal chimneys funneling material from the vicinity of the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole into two huge cosmic bubbles.

*Another Super Moon
As well as ushering in a change of seasons – the March equinox also brought with it a so-called supermoon.

*The Science Report
Compounds in coffee which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.
People who use dope on a daily basis three times more likely to be diagnosed with psychosis.
The world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex.
Tumblr loses a hundred million views per month since after banning adult content.
Using plant waste to make new high-density jet fuel.
Why we set our air conditioners at 21 degrees C.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia calls on pharmacies to stop stocking homeopathy products.

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Mar 27, 2019
83 Super-massive Black Holes Discovered in the Early Universe
00:29:59
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*83 Supermassive black holes discovered in the early universe
Astronomers have discovered 83 monstrous black holes feeding in the early universe.

*Einstein’s still right
Scientists with the GRAVITY Collaboration have put general relativity to its strongest test yet – this one involving the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.  

*World’s biggest telescope moves a step closer to fruition

Development of the world’s largest telescope – the Square Kilometre Array – has moved a step closer with the formal signing of an international treaty establishing the intergovernmental organisation that will oversee the delivery of the project.

*The Science Report
More than one-in-five pancreatic cancers traced back to smoking.
Low-dose aspirin shows little effect on reducing the overall risk of death from prostate cancer.
The world's oceans absorbing nearly a third of human-caused carbon emissions.
Doubt cast on the likely cause of the collapse of the city state of Angkor.
The glass surface that never gets dirty and never needs cleaning.
A new study claims humans may be able to sense the Earth’s magnetic field.
Skeptics guide to some of the crazy things people believe in.

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Mar 22, 2019
Milky Way Warped and Twisted
00:32:01
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*New studies show the Milky Way is warped and twisted
The first accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way shows that the galaxy is warped and twisted.

*Asteroid Bennu spinning faster over time
Astronomers have found that the asteroid Bennu is gradually spinning faster over time.

*Second giant impact crater found in Greenland
Scientists have discovered a possible second impact crater buried under more than a kilometre and a half of ice in northwest Greenland.
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*New crew blasts into orbit bound for the space station
A Russian Soyuz rocket has blasted into orbit carrying the Expedition 59 crew bound for the International Space Station.
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*The Science Report
Modern coal-fired power stations found producing more ultrafine dust particles than road traffic.
New study claims air pollution is now causing an estimated 8.8 million extra deaths globally each year.
Daughters of moms who smoke during pregnancy likely to grow up short and develop obesity.Iran launching heavily armed drones in the skies above the highly strategic Strait of Hormuz.
A new dinosaur species discovered in Australia.
Civilian doctors will need to brush up on their knowledge of space medicine as space tourism takes off.
Real Clear Science’s top ten biggest junk science stories of 2018

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Mar 21, 2019
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
00:33:54