Determining How Super-Earths and Mini-Neptunes Are Made

The Astronomy, Technology and Space Science News Podcast.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 24 Episode 21

*Determining how Super Earths and Mini-Neptunes are made

Astronomers have now found over four thousand exoplanets – planets orbiting stars other than the Sun.

*How far are we from nuclear powered space transport

A new report by America’s National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine think tank warns that NASA will need to pursue an aggressive and urgent nuclear technology development program to properly support a human mission to Mars in 2039.

*Russian spaceship out of control

Russian cosmonauts were forced to take over control and manually guide a Progress cargo ship into a docking port aboard the International Space Station after the automated system suddenly failed.

*Falcon 9 lost at sea

SpaceX has lost a Falcon 9 booster during a landing attempt following what otherwise -- had been another successful launch carrying 60 more Starlink satellites into orbit.

*The Science Report

At least half of all COVID-19 infections come from people who aren't showing symptoms.

There’s new evidence that air pollution can make you go blind.

How the Moon affects our sleep.

First impressions really are accurate.

Skeptic's guide to hearing voices that aren’t there


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