Betelgeuse Closer and Smaller than Thought

Betelgeuse Closer and Smaller than Thought

Update: 2020-10-26
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The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 113

*Betelgeuse closer and smaller than thought

A new study has found the red supergiant star Betelgeuse is closer and smaller than previously thought.

*Thunderbolts and lightning very very frightening

Two extreme bolts of lightning have smashed previous records for duration and distance.

*Dream chaser getting closer to its maiden flight

Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser spaceplane has completed its wind tunnel testing as it moves closer to its planned first mission to the International Space Station which is less than a year away -- currently slated for September 2021.

*The Science Report

Great Barrier Reef coral populations down by over 50 per cent since the mid-1990s.

A new study warns that babies are consuming up to 16 million microplastic particles in each litre of formula.

Scientists have set a new superconductivity temperature record.

Letting your kids play in dirt may be good for their immune systems.

Australian Skeptics 2020 Bent Spoon Award


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Betelgeuse Closer and Smaller than Thought

Betelgeuse Closer and Smaller than Thought