The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 113*Betelgeuse closer and smaller than thoughtA new study has found the red supergiant star Betelgeuse is closer and smaller than previously thought.*Thunderbolts and lightning very very frighteningTwo extreme bolts of lightning have smashed previous records for duration and distance.*Dream chaser getting closer to its maiden flightSierra Nevada Dream Chaser spaceplane has completed its wind tunnel testing as it moves closer to its planned first mission to the International Space Station which is less than a year away -- currently slated for September 2021.*The Science ReportGreat Barrier Reef coral populations down by over 50 per cent since the mid-1990s.A new study warns that babies are consuming up to 16 million microplastic particles in each litre of formula.Scientists have set a new superconductivity temperature record.Letting your kids play in dirt may be good for their immune systems.Australian Skeptics 2020 Bent Spoon AwardSponsor Details:This episode of SpaceTime is brought to with the support of ExpressVPN - Rated No.1 by TechRadar...and as used by us. For three months free when you sign up for any 12-month package just visit www.tryexpressvpn.com/space and help support the show. LastPass password manager….it’s one we use and is a lifesaver. Check it out for free at spacetimewithstuartgary.com/lastpass and help support the show. NameCheap.com….your online presence begins with a great domain name. Find your perfect one with NameCheaps powerful tools. Visit spacetimewithstuartgary.com/namecheap for more details and help support the show. For more SpaceTime visit https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com (mobile friendly). For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotesGet immediate access to over 200 commercial-free, double and triple episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or Supercast - https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/RSS feed: https://rss.acast.com/spacetime Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.comTo receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist or visit https://www.bitesz.com/astronomy-daily Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/spacetime.
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