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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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The Riddle

The Riddle

2019-05-2300:31:59

SpaceTime 20190522 Series 22 Episode 39  The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *The riddle of the most distant object ever exploredScientists 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 GlassScientists 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 launchedA United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket has blasted into orbit carrying a new US Air Force telecommunication satellite. You tube URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/183532526093  *The Science ReportThe 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. 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 (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, 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 at 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
The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Blue Moon lunar lander unveiledThe 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. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184798221523  *Dark matter detector observes rarest event ever recordedHow 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. Youtube video URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/183115333828  *Italian science satellite reaches orbitItaly’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. Youtube video URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/183691168383  *The Science ReportOnly 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..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 at 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
The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *First possible Neutron Star – Black Hole Merger detected by LIGOAstronomers 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 starburstAstronomers 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 jetsA 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 againNew 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. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184780630358  *The Science ReportA 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. 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 (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, 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 at 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
Magma and the Moon

Magma and the Moon

2019-05-1000:31:25

SpaceTime 20190510 Series 22 Episode 36 The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Magma is the key to the Moon's makeupNew computer simulations have provided some new clues about the birth of the Moon. *Meteorite grain holds new clues to solar systems originsA 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 yearsBeijing 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 ReportGreenhouse 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..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 (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, 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 at 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
The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Black Hole twisting spacetimeAstronomers 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 townAstronomers 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 rocketSpaceX 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 ReportClimate 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. 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 (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, 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 at Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  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
SpaceTime 20190503 Series 22 Episode 34 The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *First results from ExoMars Trace Gas OrbiterDuring 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 explosionThe 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 flightStratolaunch has successfully undertaken the first test flight of the company’s behemoth twin fuselage six engine jetliner designed to launch satellites into space.  *May SkywatchWe tour the night skies of May which play host to the annual Eta-Aquarids meteor shower generated by Halley’s Comet..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 (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, 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 at 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
The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *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 novaeAstronomers 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 ConstantNew 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. Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184452090523 Youtube video URL: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184452028938  *The Science ReportClimate 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. 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 (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, 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 at 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
SpaceTime Series 22 Episode 32 The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Beyond Einstein and the black hole singularityPhysicists 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 MoonScientists 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. Youtube video  : http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184248094578  *Boeing delays capsule's first space test flightBoeing has pushed back the date for the first test flight of their new space station crew transfer capsule – the CST 100 Starliner. *Cygnus lift offA 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. Youtube video URL: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/184311389053  *The Science ReportScientists 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.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 at 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
SpaceTime Series 22 Episode 31  The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Astronomers capture the first ever direct image of a black holeAstronomers 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 coreScientists 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 succeedDespite 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 ReportScientists 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? For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes 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
The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *More confirmation of methane spikes on MarsA 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 yearsUS 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 rendezvousRussia has launched a new Progress cargo ship loaded with fresh supplies for the International Space station. *South Korea accelerates its space raceSouth Korea has successfully tested a locally developed liquid fuelled rocket engine. *300th Long March rocket launchedBeijing has launched it 300th Long March rocket sending a new telecommunications satellite into geostationary orbit. *Australian Sky and TelescopeWhat the Saturnian moon Titan can tell us about the origins of life. *The Science ReportDietary 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..This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by our major sponsor ... The Great Courses Plus. For our special free trial offer just visit www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space so they know you came from us.Learn from the World's Greatest ProfessorsStream thousands of videos on Science, History, Travel, Health & Wellness, Professional Development, Photography, Cooking, and much more!New subjects, lectures, and professors are being added every month.Watch it all on your TV, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.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 (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, 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 at 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
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bogdan

very informative , well done, I listen to every single one with great pleasure

May 15th
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