New Theory to Explain How Magnetars are Made

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 31

*A new theory to explain how magnetars are made

New computer simulations have shown astronomers how Magnetars – stellar corpses with the strongest magnetic fields in the known universe – could have evolved.


*Japan’s Mission to the Martian moon Phobos

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA is planning a sample return mission to the Martian moon Phobos.


*New worlds found beyond Neptune

Astronomers have discovered more than 300 new minor planets beyond Neptune.


*Long March 7A failure

China has failed to place a new classified military spy satellite into orbit using its new generation Long March 7A rocket.


*The Science Report

Heart damage common among patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

More evidence suggesting bats were the most likely source for the coronavirus.

Warnings COVID-19 may be able to spread in swimming centres.

Discovery of three new species of fish-eating toothed pterosaurs.

A new technique to ‘build’ meat grown in a laboratory.

Homeopath accreditation being challenged in the British high court.


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