73: Andromeda’s Violent History
SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E73
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*Andromeda’s violent history
Astronomers have pieced together the cannibalistic past of our neighbouring large galaxy Andromeda, which has now set its sights on the Milky Way as its next main course.
*How old are Saturn’s rings
A team of researchers has reignited the debate about the age of Saturn’s rings with a study that dates the rings as most likely to have formed early in the solar system.
*Orion Launch Abort System test success
NASA has carried out a successful test of its new Orion capsule’s launch abort system.
*New Crew arrives on station
It’s getting crowded aboard the International Space Station with the usual six-person crew temporarily boosted to nine following the arrival of a Soyuz capsule carrying three new cosmonauts.
*China launches satellite
Beijing has launched a new meteorological satellite.
*The Science Report
Planet Earth has just experienced its hottest five year period on record.
A huge iceberg the size of Greater Sydney has carved off the Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
A new study warns that men with breast cancer are far more likely to die than women.
Paleontologists have unearthed a new Australian pterodactyl species.
New evidence shows that rather than being aloof – cats get very attached to their humans.
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