Farewell Cassini - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 20 Episode 72
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly)
Today’s episode of SpaceTime with Stuart Gary is bought to you by Audible. Grab a free book and 30 days free trial, plus help support SpaceTime by visiting www.audibletrial.com/spacetime
Another way to help support SpaceTime, become a patron for as little as $3 per month. And we have rewards. Check out the details at https://www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary
- Farewell Cassini After an historic mission lasting 20 years -- including 13 years of ground breaking scientific observations of the majestic ringed world of Saturn and its many moons –Cassini’s journey of exploration has come to an end. On September 15 at 9:53 in the evening Australian Eastern Standard Time – after a five minute roll manoeuvre -- Cassini began its suicidal death plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere -- triggering the ultimate demise of the spacecraft.
*New Horizons wakes up from hibernation NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has successfully woken from hibernation as it continues its marathon mission to the distant Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69. Mission managers at the Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland say the 480 kilogram probe woke up from its five month hibernation period in good health and operating normally, with all systems coming back online as expected.
*Possible discovery of intermediate sized Black Holes Astronomers have found strong evidence for the existence of an intermediate sized black hole hidden deep inside a massive gas cloud cluster near the centre of the Milky Way. The discovery could explain how supermassive black holes are formed in the hearts of galaxies.
*The most powerful solar flare of the current solar cycle The most powerful solar flare of the current solar cycle has just erupted on the surface of the Sun. The event was one of a series of powerful explosions generating geomagnetic storms which were produced by the same active region of the Sun’s surface.
*The Science Report Fictional portrayals of autistic people such as The Big Bang Theory's Dr Sheldon Cooper reinforce autism stereotypes. The decline of the world’s cold tundra regions because of human induced climate change is now inevitable Claims that Husbands aged 50 or older-- having an obese wife – are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. New study claims changes in the brains of dinosaurs and they transitioned into birds effected skull shapes. And new technology to store quantum data in the next generation quantum internet.
For Enhanced Show Notes, including photos to accompany this episode: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetime-show-notes
Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including iTunes, audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts, Podbean, Radio Public, Tunein Radio, google play, etc
RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4642443.rss
Help support SpaceTime : The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you.
Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audio book of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com
Join our mailing list at http://www.bitesz.com/join-our-mailing-list
For more, follow SpaceTime on Facebook, twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram, Google+, Patreon and Spreaker: Facebook: @spacetimewithstuartgary twitter: @stuartgary Tumblr: http://spacetimewithstuartgary.tumblr.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spacetimewithstuartgary/ Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/2/collection/cabtNB YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhpBkuHSLfIRnliLB12HoC1QE0rwr8qRS Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/show/spacetime-...