New Map of the Milky Way’s Halo

New Map of the Milky Way’s Halo

Stuart Gary
Stuart Gary
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 89
*New map of the Milky Way’s halo
Astronomers 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 samples
NASA’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 show
Scientists 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 discovered
Scientists 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 Report
How 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.

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