Exploring the Mysteries at the Edge of the Solar System
July 01, 2020
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Exploring the Mysteries at the Edge of the Solar System

SpaceTime Series 23 Episode 66

The astronomy, technology and space science news podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 66

*Exploring the mysteries at the edge of the solar system

NASA’s IBEX spacecraft has confirmed the Sun’s heliosphere is shaped like a giant comet.

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*The lifespan of Neutrons

A new mission to Venus could finally determine the life span of the neutron.

 

*ESA’s mission to study the Earth’s hydrological cycle

The European Space Agency Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity or SMOS satellite has now been in orbit for more than a decade studying Earth’s water cycle and climate.

 

*China completes its military satellite navigation system

China has launched the final satellite in its Beidou military navigation system.

 

*The Science Report

Summer sea ice in the Weddell Sea area of Antarctica drops by one million square kilometres.

Record breaking heatwave conditions cooking the usually frozen wastes of Siberia.

What could be Australia’s biggest meat-eating dinosaur.

New research brings suspended animation a step closer.

 

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