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26: Could Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts be Magnetars?

29 Mar 2019, 07:22 UTC
26: Could Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts be Magnetars?
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Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Could mysterious Fast Radio Bursts be MagnetarsAstronomers have discovered a highly magnetic neutron star called a magnetar which appears to have a lot of the characteristics of mysterious high energy pulses known as Fast Radio Bursts.  *Bering Sea meteor blastThe Earth’s been hit by its biggest meteor blast since the 2013 Chelyabinsk event in Russia. *Israeli Moon mission on trackIsrael’s first mission to land on the Moon is continuing nominally despite an early glitch with the spacecraft’s navigation system. *The Science ReportHigh fructose corn syrup linked to increased intestinal cancer tumour growth.Alcohol responsible for 45.1% of third party road deaths and 14.9% of violence-related deaths.Excess time lounging around is linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK.Illegal deforestation in Brazil could increase the land surface temperature by up to 1.45°C.A new environmentally friendly, cost-effective method of sterilising water.A new study suggests rogue waves are occurring less often but becoming more extreme.New study on genetically modified foods confirms the famous Dunning Kruger effect in action.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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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