Stunning First Images by Solar Orbiter

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 77

*Stunning first images of the Sun sent back by Solar Orbiter

The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter has sent back its first stunning close-up images of the Sun revealing miniature omnipresent solar flares – which have been named campfires. 

*Venus showing signs of being volcanically active

A new study has identified 37 recently active volcanic structures on Venus.

*All systems go for the first helicopter flight on another planet

When NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover launches in a few days time -- bound for the red planet -- it will make history as the first mission to carry a helicopter destined to fly the skies of another world. 

*The Science Report

New COVID-19 vaccine being developed at Oxford University showing early immune responses.

Australia’s devastating bushfires caused a 14 per cent increase in the number of species now threatened.

A new study shows fewer Australians smoking and drinking but speed, E and coke on the increase.

New species of non-sauropodan sauropodomorph dinosaur discovered in China.

Dangerous bleach being sold as miracle COVID-19 cure.


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