The Earth is Spinning Faster
January 29, 2021
00:38:2235.2 MB

The Earth is Spinning Faster

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 12

*The Earth is spinning faster.

The Earth is spinning faster than it used to – in fact the planet’s fastest 28 days – based on records going back to 1960 have all occurred in the year 2020.

*Hubble pinpoints supernova blast

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have determined the epicentre of a supernova explosion that lit up the skies 1700 years ago.

*Blue Origin undertakes another successful test flight.

While Virgin Galactic is still licking its wounds following the abort of its latest Space Ship Two test flight – space tourism competitor Blue Origin carried out another successful launch to space from its west Texas test facility.

*SpaceX first launch for the year

SpaceX has commenced its 2021 launch year with the spectacular nighttime flight of a new Turkish telecommunications satellite.

*The Science Report

U.K strain of COVID-19 more deadly than original.

Scientists warn that a quarter of bee species haven’t been seen in 30 years.

New research suggests aspirin may help breast and bladder cancer patients live longer.

Scientists get to the bottom of things studying a dinosaur’s cloaca.

Alex on Tech electronic outages are just a sign of the times

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