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66: Ultra-bright early galaxies may be less common than we think

24 Aug 2018, 08:02 UTC
66: Ultra-bright early galaxies may be less common than we think
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Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). *Ultra-bright early galaxies may be less common than we thinkAstronomers have discovered that one of the brightest galaxies in the distant universe isn’t so far away after all. The findings have profound implications for models of how galaxies formed when the universe was in its infancy.*Early opaque universe linked to relatively few galaxiesAstronomers have discovered that the most opaque place in the universe 12 and a half billion years ago -- contained relatively little matter. The new findings may eventually shed light on another phase in cosmic history.*Mysterious interstellar rogue planet could be a brown dwarfAstronomers have discovered a mysterious object in interstellar space which appears to be right at the boundary between a giant planet and brown dwarf. The object is more than a dozen times more massive than Jupiter and has a surprisingly strong magnetic signature.*Gilmour Space achieves record thrust in hybrid rocket engine testGold Coast based space systems start up Gilmour Space Technologies, has conducted its most powerful orbital engine test so far – achieving 80 kilonewtons or 18,000 pounds of thrust during a 17 second burn of its experimental hybrid rocket engine.You tube video url: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/177186040933 *Electron rocket launch delayedNew Zealand space launch company Rocket Lab has delayed their next orbital flight until November because of technical issues. The Auckland based company says ongoing concerns with the Electron launch vehicles motor controllers are behind the delays*The Science ReportNew drugs in the battle against escalating rates of obesity and associated metabolic diseases.Australians living far longer than their British and American counterparts.3.4 billion year old fossils from Western Australia found to be chemically similar to modern bacteria.The world's oldest cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb..Alex on Tech: new smart phones here but people are waiting for 5G to come.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 etc RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4642443.rssWould 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 Join our mailing list at http://www.bitesz.com/join-our-mailing-list

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