Venus Dominated by Atmospheric Tidal Waves

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SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 23 Episode 46

*Venus dominated by atmospheric tidal waves

A new study shows Venus’s atmosphere rotates much faster than the planet itself because of a thermal tide generated by solar heating on the planet’s dayside and corresponding cooling on its nightside.

 

*High speed turbulence preventing star birth in galactic centre

A new study claims high speed gas collisions suppress star formation along the central bar of barred spiral galaxies.

 

*X-37B Space Shuttle prepares for new mission

The US Space Force is about to launch one of its X-37B space shuttles back into orbit.  The classified OTV-6 mission is slated to fly on May 16 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from launch complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

 

*Test flight for China’s new manned capsule.

China claims it successfully launched a new prototype capsule which would eventually be used to fly crew to Beijing’s planned space station and eventually to the Moon.

 

*The Science Report

Nasal swabs have been found to have far higher concentrations of the COVID-19 virus than throat swabs.

How COVID-19 affects kids and adolescents.

Claims coins may be better than notes for paying cash without spreading bacteria.

Starting school an hour later may help our high school kids get a better night's rest.

 

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