Brightest Supernova Ever Seen

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 36  


*Brightest supernova ever seen

Astronomers have discovered the brightest, most energetic, and likely most massive supernova ever seen.

 

*Bepi Columbo swoops past Earth at 30 kilometres per second

The European Space Agency Bepi Columbo spacecraft has just undertaken a close gravity assist flyby of the Earth – swooping down over the South Atlantic Ocean at an altitude of just 12,677 kilometres.

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*Fine threads of million degree plasma woven through the Sun’s atmosphere

A new study has revealed the Sun’s outer layer is filled with previously unseen, incredibly fine magnetic threads filled with extremely hot, million-degree plasma.

 

*The Science Report

New studies suggest only 6% of COVID-19 cases have been identified.

Dying from COVID-19-associated pneumonia is highest in people aged over 65.

Identification of what might be the longest animal that ever lived.

The Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its third coral bleaching event in five years.

China’s disease ridden meat markets reopened.

 

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