SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

Stuart Gary

19 years on Australian Public Radio (as StarStuff), 4 years of podcasting and counting. We have a lot of content to share with you. Recognized worldwide by our listeners and industry experts as one of the best and most thoroughly researched programs on Astronomy, Technology, Space, and Science News. Keep up-to-date and learn something new with every episode. 3 new episodes per week.

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Betelgeuse Closer and Smaller than Thought
October 26, 2020
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Betelgeuse Closer and Smaller than Thought

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 113 *Betelgeuse closer and smaller than thought A new study has found the red supergiant star Betelgeuse is closer and smaller than previously thought. *Thunderbolts and lightning very very frightening Two extreme bolts of lightning have smashed previous ...

Nearby Supernova Exploded Just Two and a Half Million Years Ago
October 23, 2020
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Nearby Supernova Exploded Just Two and a Half Million Years Ago

*Nearby supernova exploded just two and a half million years ago Scientists have found telltale chemical signatures of a massive star between 11 and 20 times the mass of our Sun going supernova just two and a half million years ago in our stellar neighbourhood. *A successful 13th test flight for New...

The Neutron Star Collision That’s still Producing X-rays Three Years Later
October 21, 2020
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The Neutron Star Collision That’s still Producing X-rays Three Years Later

*The Neutron Star collision that’s still producing X-rays three years later Astronomers are still detecting X-rays being emitted from where two neutron stars collided three years ago. *Record-setting flight to the space station The expedition 64 crew has safely arrived aboard the International Space...

One of Life’s Building Blocks Produced Faster than Thought
October 19, 2020
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One of Life’s Building Blocks Produced Faster than Thought

*One of life’s building blocks produced faster than thought A new study has found that stars produce carbon – one of the key building blocks of life as we know it -- 34 per cent faster than previously thought. *OSIRIS Rex about to touch down on asteroid Bennu The final countdown is now underway in p...

If Not for Jupiter
October 16, 2020
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If Not for Jupiter

*Venus might have been a habitable world if not for Jupiter A new study claims Venus might not be the sweltering, waterless hellscape it is today if Jupiter hadn't altered its orbit around the Sun. *A new view of the northern sky NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – TESS – has provided ast...

NASA’s Dragonfly Drone Mission to Titan
October 14, 2020
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NASA’s Dragonfly Drone Mission to Titan

*NASA’s Dragonfly drone mission to Titan A new study has found relatively fresh exposed water ice in impact craters on the surface of the Saturnian moon Titan. The findings could prove beneficial in plans for the proposed Dragon fly mission to send a drone aircraft to Titan. *Mars Close Approac...

More Liquid Water Lakes Found on Mars
October 12, 2020
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More Liquid Water Lakes Found on Mars

*More liquid water lakes found on Mars Researchers have found evidence of a patchwork of salty liquid water lakes below the surface of the red planet Mars. *Einstein’s description of gravity just got harder to beat They say you don’t bet against Einstein – and that’s been proven yet again in a new s...

Discovery of an Unknown Stellar Population at the Galactic Centre
October 09, 2020
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Discovery of an Unknown Stellar Population at the Galactic Centre

*Discovery of an unknown stellar population at the galactic centre Astronomers have found an unknown population of stars near the very heart of the Milky Way galaxy. *Sweden to stop helping China’s space program Stockholm has announced that Sweden will cease providing satellite ground station servic...

A Missing Ingredient in Dark Matter Theories
October 07, 2020
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A Missing Ingredient in Dark Matter Theories

*A missing ingredient in dark matter theories Astronomers have discovered that there may be a missing ingredient in our cosmic recipe of how dark matter behaves. *First detection of a planet larger than the star it’s orbiting For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered a giant exoplanet orb...

Answering the Question: Is Anyone Out There?
October 05, 2020
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Answering the Question: Is Anyone Out There?

*Answering the question: is anyone out there? Forget what you’ve seen on Star Trek, it looks like our part of the Alpha Quadrant is quite devoid of advanced alien life. *Second alignment plane of solar system discovered Astronomers have found a second alignment plane in the solar system. The finding...