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04: The First Clue To The Makeup of Dark Matter

11 Jan 2019, 14:42 UTC
04: The First Clue To The Makeup of Dark Matter
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Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com (mobile friendly). This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Use our special URL to take up our special offer of free access to the entire library of lectures. Just go to www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/space and help support the show. Thank you.*The first clue to the makeup of dark matterThere’s evidence that star formation can heat up and move dark matter around.*OSIRIS-REx enters orbit around asteroid BennuNASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has achieved orbit insertion around the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.You tube video url: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/post/181665692463 *Mystery deepens as to what powers coronae around monster black holesA new study has found magnetic fields around supermassive black holes at the centres of galaxies don’t appear to be strong enough to power the "coronae," clouds of superheated plasma seen around them.*Last year….In 2018 the Moon moved a further 3.8 centimetres away from the Earth.  The Sun lost over 174 trillion tonnes of its mass resulting in the Earth’s orbit increasing by 1.5 centimetres.  Over 150 billion new stars were formed in the visible universe.  The Andromeda Galaxy moved 3.5 billion kilometres closer to Earth.And the Universe expanded by over 60 trillion kilometres due mostly too dark energy.  What will 2019 bring?*Two more Chinese launches to end off the yearBeijing has carried out two more rocket launches to round out 2018 with no less than 39 missions – more than any other nation.*The Science ReportThe rate of men dying from malignant melanoma has risen around the world.Half of all Australian adults consuming more sugar than World Health Organisation recommendations.Archaeopteryx confirmed as the transitional fossil between dinosaurs and birds.Migrating Neolithic farmers from the East brought their dogs with them as they spread into Eurasia. 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, ACast etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime Would 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 To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist

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