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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 15

 

*The vampire star

Astronomers have found a ‘vampire’ star in the midst of a feeding frenzy.

 

*Solar Orbiter launches to the Sun

The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter mission has blasted into space on its historic mission to image the Sun’s polar regions, and study its magnetic fields and its heliosphere – the Sun’s extended atmosphere created by the solar wind which fills and encircles the entire solar system.

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*Space Junk near miss

The growing problem of space junk has surfaced again with two disused satellites travelling at 28 thousand kilometres per hour missing each other by metres.

 

*The Science Report

The latest news on the coronavirus Covid-19.

The Pangolin now thought to be a vector for Covid-19.

Is China being truthful about what it knew about Covid-19 and when.

Antarctica has experienced its hottest ever recorded temperature.

New study shows smoking dope doesn’t just get you stoned – it can also give you false memories.

 

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