Biggest Explosion Since the Big Bang

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 26

*Biggest explosion since the big bang

Astronomers have detected the biggest explosion ever recorded anywhere in the universe – other than the big bang itself.

 

*Could fragments of the planet Theia be buried under the lunar surface

A new study claims fragments of the planet that hit the Earth to create the Moon may still be present below the lunar surface.

 

*More Near-Earth Objects detected

The European Space Agency’s Near-Earth Objects co-ordination centre has added another 202 asteroids to its list of potentially hazardous objects that pass close to the Earth.

 

*Soyuz launches more internet satellites

Russia has launched another 34 OneWeb broadband internet satellites into orbit for Arianespace.

 

*The Science Report

Growing calls for an international investigation into Beijing’s cover-up of the true extent of COVID-19.

New data shows social distancing measures are working to reduce the number of cases of COVID-19.

The first phase I clinical trial for a potential COVID-19 vaccine has begun in Seattle.

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine showing interesting results in the battle against COVID-19.

Australia’s recent mega bushfires were responsible for over 400 deaths.

 

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