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The new home of the ABC’s (Australia) popular astronomy podcast (formerly known as StarStuff). Recognized worldwide by our listeners and industry experts as one of the best programs on Astronomy and Space Science.

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*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 the Arctic ice melt caused by global warming is changing ocean currents. Researchers say probiotic bacteria, commonly used in yogurt 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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
15: The Vampire Star

15: The Vampire Star

2020-02-1900:38:03

*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. https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190750490113 https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/188696969778 https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190567268193  https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190567347598 *Space Junk near miss The growing problem of space junk has surfaced again with two disused satellites traveling 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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 175 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://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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 For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 175 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://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
13: Hiding In Plain Sight

13: Hiding In Plain Sight

2020-02-1200:34:12

*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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 182 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://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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. https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190567549738 https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190567100048 *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. https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190624308463 *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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 175 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://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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. https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190567673973 *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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 175 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://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ RSS feed: https://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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. https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190309723403  *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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Get immediate access to over 175 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://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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.   https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190113830498    *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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Sponsor Link: 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 limited time half-price offer, visit www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space Get immediate access to over 175 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://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly). *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 *Russian spy satellite breaks up in orbit *Great Melbourne Telescope back on public display *Major milestone for Virgin Galactic’s second spaceship *Experimental satellite launched *The Science Report For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*Evidence of the first stars Astronomers have discovered evidence of the universe’s very first stars. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190093052438  Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190093013803 *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. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Sponsor Link: 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. For your free, month-long trial with full access to the entire site, visit www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space 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 for a Patreon alternative, visit Supercast - https://bitesz.supercast.tech/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190115456628  Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190113243778  Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190113197973    *Fast Radio Bursts get even more mysterious One of the universe’s unsolved mysteries has just become even more puzzling. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190114043483    *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. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/190158976223    *The Science Report 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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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. YouTube URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/183443264918  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189772522708  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189737222958  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189526035153  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/187788895688  YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189732468618  *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. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189098693008  *The hottest exoplanet ever discovered Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet so hot its atmosphere is composed of vaporized heavy metals. YouTube URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184779857363 *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.   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://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly *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.   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://rss.acast.com/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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
*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. Video: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/189873919583    *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.   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://rss.acast.com/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  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The astronomy and space science news podcast. *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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
95: Starliner Fails

95: Starliner Fails

2019-12-2500:35:24

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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 22 Episode 94 The astronomy and space science news podcast. 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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
93: Size Matters

93: Size Matters

2019-12-1700:47:55

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 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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bogdan

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