The Brightest Explosions in the Universe

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 54

*The brightest explosions in the universe

Mystery still surrounds events known as superluminous supernovae -- which are the brightest explosions in the universe.

*The mysterious X-37B Space Shuttle launches on another classified mission

The United States Space Force has launched one of its mysterious X-37 B space shuttles on another classified orbital mission.

*Virgin Orbit crash and burns on its maiden flight

Virgin Orbit’s new LauncherOne rocket launch system has a failure during its maiden flight.

*The Science Report

Unsuccessful trials for a new HIV-AIDS based combination treatment for COVID-19.

Reducing weight regain in patients after gastric bypass surgery.

Radiocarbon dating – long used to determine the precise age of ancient artifacts – is being recalibrated.

Why it’s so hard to wake up and get out of bed on a cold winter's morning.

 

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