One of Life’s Building Blocks Produced Faster than Thought

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SpaceTime 20201019 Series 23 Episode 110

*One of life’s building blocks produced faster than thought

A new study has found that stars produce carbon – one of the key building blocks of life as we know it -- 34 per cent faster than previously thought.

*OSIRIS Rex about to touch down on asteroid Bennu

The final countdown is now underway in preparation for NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to touch down onto the surface of the asteroid Bennu to collect samples for eventual return to Earth.

*North Korea’s monstrous new missile

The world got a wake-up call this week when North Korea unveiled its monstrous new intercontinental ballistic missile during a military parade in Pyongyang celebrating the dictatorships 75th anniversary.

*The Science Report

New studies show COVID-19 can survive for up to 28 days on some common surfaces.

Claims moderate exercise is just as effective as high-intensity exercise in keeping older people healthy.

Scientists focus on decimated fish populations in the Murray Darling river system.

A new species of mosasaur discovered in northern Morocco.

Skeptics guide to preparing yourself for Halloween and the spirit world.


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