Milky Way is as big as Andromeda - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 16
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*Milky Way is as big as Andromeda
A new study claims our nearest big neighbour the Andromeda galaxy M-31 and our own galaxy the Milky Way are about the same mass. The findings contradicts earlier studies which concluded that Andromeda was two to three times larger than the Milky Way.
*New Hubble constant hinting at strange new physics beyond the standard model
Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to make the most precise measurements yet of the expansion rate of the universe since it was first calculated nearly a century ago. Intriguingly, the new results are forcing astronomers to consider that they may be seeing evidence of something unexpected at work in the universe.
*The most distant supernova ever seen
Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the most distant supernova ever detected. The findings claim the huge cosmic explosion took place 10.5 billion years ago – meaning it’s taken some three-quarters of the age of the universe for light from the blast to reach Earth.
*The Science Report
Climate change now so bad that sea levels will continue to rise even if all Paris targets are reached.
Up to 30 percent of teenage school kids now involved in sexting.
The first three-dimensional computer models of the thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger.
A new study warns hackers could take control of patient’s pacemaker.
Alex on Tech looks at the latest rumours about the next iPhone.
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