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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 37 

 

*Discovery of superluminal jets generated by colliding galaxies

Astronomers have discovered jets of charged particles bursting out at close to the speed of light from a pair of merging spiral galaxies.

 

*First ever observation of rare helium white dwarf binary

Astronomers have for the first time ever detected a rare helium white dwarf binary.

 

*Is Interstellar Comet Borisov breaking apart

Comet Borisov – the Solar Systems second confirmed interstellar visitor is breaking apart.

 

*Final preparations continue for the launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover

Final preparations are continuing Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the July launch of NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover.

 

*The Science Report

Studies show COVID-19 affects the brain and nervous system in around a third of all cases.

Smokers at greater risk from COVID-19.

Going to bed early may help reduce children’s risk of becoming overweight or obese.

New study shows cannabis can be addictive.

New research shows legalizing cannabis linked to an increase in psychotic episodes.

 

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