One of Life’s Building Blocks Produced Faster than Thought
The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime 20201019 Series 23 Episode 110
*One of life’s building blocks produced faster than thought
A new study has found that stars produce carbon – one of the key building blocks of life as we know it -- 34 per cent faster than previously thought.
*OSIRIS Rex about to touch down on asteroid Bennu
The final countdown is now underway in preparation for NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to touch down onto the surface of the asteroid Bennu to collect samples for eventual return to Earth.
*North Korea’s monstrous new missile
The world got a wake-up call this week when North Korea unveiled its monstrous new intercontinental ballistic missile during a military parade in Pyongyang celebrating the dictatorships 75th anniversary.
*The Science Report
New studies show COVID-19 can survive for up to 28 days on some common surfaces.
Claims moderate exercise is just as effective as high-intensity exercise in keeping older people healthy.
Scientists focus on decimated fish populations in the Murray Darling river system.
A new species of mosasaur discovered in northern Morocco.
Skeptics guide to preparing yourself for Halloween and the spirit world.
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