Biggest Black Hole Collision Ever Detected

Biggest Black Hole Collision Ever Detected

Update: 2020-09-14
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The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

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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Biggest Black Hole Collision Ever Detected

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