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The Possibility of Life Below the Surface of Mars

The Possibility of Life Below the Surface of Mars

Update: 2020-09-18


The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 97

*The possibility of life below the surface of Mars

A new study suggests there’s enough evidence of liquid water below the Martian surface to make it the prime target in the search for life on the red planet.

*Rocket Lab formally licenced to launch from Wallops Island

The US Federal Aviation Administration has formally licenced Rocket Lab to begin flying its Electron rocket from its new launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility on the Virginian Mid Atlantic coast.

*The mysteries of Aurora beads

Scientists have begun to uncover some of the secrets of auroral beads -- a strange type of celestial display which drapes east to west across the night sky like a glowing pearl necklace.

*SpaceX now has 720 Starlink satellites in orbit

After several delays due to bad weather SpaceX has launched another 60 Starlink satellites bringing its total constellation to 720.

*Astronomy under threat from Elon Musk’s Starlink constellation

There’s growing concern that SpaceX’s Starlink project will seriously hamper astronomical research.

*The Science Report

Teen diagnosed with insulin-dependent diabetes after recovering from COVID-19 infection.

Lung cancer rates among social smokers about the same as pack a day smokers.

Iran now has ten times more enriched uranium than allowed under its nuclear deal.

New study to determine the true size of the monster shark Megalodon.

Are paranormal investigations in your own home a good idea


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The Possibility of Life Below the Surface of Mars

The Possibility of Life Below the Surface of Mars