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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 29

*First drive for the new Mars Perseverance rover

NASA’s new Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has undertaken its first tentative test drive across the red planet’s surface.

*A new map of binary star systems near the Sun

Astronomers have developed the most comprehensive map ever achieved of binary star systems within the Sun’s local neighbourhood -- covering some 1.3 million binary star systems within three thousand light-years from the Sun.

*New satellite to monitor Russia’s northern frontier

Russia has launched its first Arctic climate satellite. The Arktika-M spacecraft was launched aboard Soyuz 2.1b rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan.

*The Science Report

The South African Variant of COVID-19 even stronger than thought.

Mushrooms found to boost antioxidants and control sugar levels.

Neandertals found to perceive and produce human speech.

The International Atomic Energy Agency is deeply concerned with nuclear material in Iran.

Alex on Tech looks at the problem with Zoom

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