First Stars Began Shining Earlier Than Thought

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 61

*First stars began shining earlier than thought

A new study using some of the deepest images ever taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope suggests the first stars in the universe began to shine far earlier than previously thought.

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*Planet Nine may not exist

A new study suggests that the long sort after planet 9 may not exist after all. Astronomers first hypothesised the existence of a mysterious planet 9 in 2016 after observing the strange elongated orbits for 13 distant Kuiper Belt objects.

 

*Solar Orbiter passes through the tail of the Comet Atlas 

ESA’s Solar Orbiter has passed through the tail if the remains of Comet ATLAS. The recently launched spacecraft was not meant to be taking science data so soon.

 

*The Science Report

Scientists discover a part of the Earth that’s still pristine and unchanged by humans.

The Night Parrot, may not be any better at seeing in the dark than other parrots.

Discovery of the earliest and largest-known structure ever built by the Mayan civilization.

The real reason why males die younger than females.

Pete Evans fined over bio-charger claims.

 

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