A New Study of the Distant Oort Cloud
SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 66
*A new study of the distant Oort cloud
Astronomers have undertaken a new analysis of the Oort cloud – the sphere of some 100 billion comets and chunks of icy debris in interstellar space which is gravitationally bound to the Sun.
*Heavy metals found in comets for the first time
Two separate studies have found heavy metals in the atmospheres of comets.
*Ultraluminous X-ray sources retain their mystery
Astronomers studying a mysterious object known as an ultraluminous X-ray source. have detected unusual flaring activity.
*Flying Dragons in space
SpaceX has successfully launched a new supply mission to the International Space Station.
*The Science Report
Second hand smoke exposure as a child linked to a higher risk of ADHD symptoms.
People who get their news mostly through social media are less likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Scientists say what is now the world’s largest iceberg could be around for years.
Study claims the maximum possible age for humans could be between 120 - 150 years old.
Skeptic's guide to the Health Practitioners Regulation Agency review.
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