Measuring the Rotation of the Milky Way’s Central Black Hole

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 126

*Measuring the rotation of the Milky Way’s central black hole

Astronomers have for the first time measured the rotational spin of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.

*The Jovian ice moon Europa glows in the dark

Scientists have discovered that the Jovian ice moon Europa doesn’t just shine in reflected sunlight – it actually glows in the dark.

*The latest launch failure of a Vega rocket

The European Space Agency has set up an independent board of inquiry into the November 17 launch failure of a Vega rocket.

*The Science Report

Sexual activity and dating app use declines during the coronavirus lockdown.

A neuron-growing ink that uses the body’s electrical signals to precisely guide the growth of nerve cells.

One of the planet’s greatest mass extinction events caused by a spate of huge volcanic eruptions.

Russian and North Korean cyber-attacks target research into COVID-19 vaccines.

Alex on tech looks at new Macs, new Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X and the futuristic Sound Beamer.

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