05: The Birth of a Black Hole Witnessed in Gravitational Waves

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SpaceTime Series 23 Episode 05


*The birth of a black hole witnessed in gravitational waves

Astronomers have confirmed another gravitational wave detection of neutron stars merging to create a black hole.

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*Fast Radio Bursts get even more mysterious

One of the universe’s unsolved mysteries has just become even more puzzling.

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*Evidence of active volcanism on Venus

For years astronomers have speculated that Venus has active volcanism – but while there have been lots of signs supporting that hypothesis – proof has been lacking – until now.

 

*Ground current event hits Norway

Scientists have detected a ground current event across Norway.

 

*Another 60 Starlink satellites launched

SpaceX has launched its third batch of 60 Starlink mini-satellites into orbit.

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*The Science Report

New data shows that 2019 was Australia’s hottest and driest year on record.

Claims late nights and lie-ins, along with being more of a night owl, could influence your weight.

New revelations about T-Rex.

Discovery of a two thousand-year-old stone measuring table at a dig site in Jerusalem.

Iran says it will no longer abide by restrictions on its nuclear program.

 

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