A Total Solar Eclipse Over South America
December 18, 2020
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A Total Solar Eclipse Over South America

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 136

*A Total Solar Eclipse Over South America

The good citizenry of Chile and Argentina have experienced a total solar eclipse.

*The space station gets a new air lock

A new Air lock has arrived aboard the International Space Station. The equipment was flown up on a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft on the latest resupply mission to the orbiting outpost.

*Golden Wattles fly into orbit

The latest Dragon cargo mission to the space station also took on a bit of Australian flavour with Australian Golden Wattle seeds included in the payload.

*The stunning images of Earth seen from space

NASA’s Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit guide the astronauts as they observe and document changes on Earth -- then make those photographs accessible to scientists and the public.

*Chuck Yeager dies at 97

The first man to break the sound barrier Chuck Yeager has passed away aged 97.

*The Science Report

Australia’s threatened native plant species suffer catastrophic 70 percent decline in population numbers.

Restricting meat consumption linked to greater cardio benefits than a traditional Mediterranean diet.

Being obese for longer periods of time is associated with a higher risk of disease.

Echidnas, wombats and bilbies join platypus in having biofluorescent fur.

Skeptic's guide to Science: The World Health Organisation trashing what’s left of its reputation.

 

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