SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 17 Sep 2021, 06:48 UTC The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 105*Astronauts smell smoke and burning on Russian Space Station moduleThere have been more problems aboard the Russian section of the International Space Station with the smell of burning plastic triggering a smoke alarm in the Zvezda service module.*NASA set to extend the life of the Mars Ingenuity helicopter indefinitelyNASA mission managers are so pleased with the performance of their tiny Mars Ingenuity helicopter – they’re planning an indefinite mission extension.*The history of constellationsA constellation is an area on the celestial sphere in which a group of visible stars forms a perceived outline or pattern, typically representing an animal, mythological person or creature, or some inanimate object. Today there used to identify a specific region in the sky – but they originally started out as a way for prehistoric people to relate stories about their beliefs, experiences, creation, or mythology.*Another Chinese Earth observation satelliteBeijing has successfully launched another new Earth-observation satellite.*The Science ReportThe delta variant of COVID-19 doubles hospitalisation compared with the alpha variant.COVID-19 survivors still have some symptoms a year after infection.Transgender people are twice as likely to die compared to cisgender men and women.Scientists developing new synthetic biofuels ...
AstrotalkUK 6 Aug 2021, 10:10 UTC The idea of Panspermia, that life exists throughout the universe and spreads via asteroids, comets and cosmic dust, has been around for a long time. Two of the strongest advocates were Professor Fred Hoyle and Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe.
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary 4 Aug 2021, 08:34 UTC The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 89*New map of the Milky Way’s haloAstronomers have developed a new map of the galactic halo – the outermost region of our Milky Way galaxy.*Mars Perseverance Rover ready to collect its first samplesNASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover has laid the groundwork for the mission’s next major milestone – collecting its first samples from the red planet for eventual return to Earth.*Norway treated to a spectacular meteor light showScientists scouring the forests and hill sides near the Norwegian capital of Oslo looking for the remains of a big meteor which blazed across the night sky illuminating much of southern Scandinavia.*Oldest fossils of methane-cycling microbes discoveredScientists have discovered the oldest known fossils of methane-cycling microbes.*SpaceX wins NASA’s Europa Clipper launch contract.NASA has selected SpaceX to launch its Europa Clipper mission to the Jovian system in 2024.*The Science ReportHow to identify long COCVID.Warnings that that most of Australia’s 1300 threatened plant species aren’t being monitored.Russia tests its new Zircon hypersonic cruise missile.Claims excessive caffeine consumption could increase your risk of osteoporosis.Alex on Tech: Apple releases its IOS 14.7 update to combat the highly successful Pegasus spyware.For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ