Antimatter lightning beamed from in the eyewall of a hurricane - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 43

Jun 01, 2018, 11:24 AM

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*Antimatter lightning beamed from in the eyewall of a hurricane

A beam of antimatter generated by a terrestrial gamma-ray flash has been detected for the first time shooting downwards out of the eyewall of a hurricane.

*First New Shepard flight of 2018

Blue Origin has undertaken its first New Shepard test flight for 2018 successfully pushing the envelope to an altitude of over 107 kilometres or 351 thousand feet.

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*China’s new mission exploring the far side of the Moon

China has launched the nation’s most important lunar mission to date -- an orbiter that will relay data from a lander destined to touch down on the far side or the Moon.

*June Skywatch

The June solstice and the massive Virgo Super Galaxy Cluster are highlights of our tour of the June night skies on Skywatch.

*The Science Report

Seven million people a year dying from air pollution.

How the coming 5G cell phone network could worsen weather forecasts.

Why earthquakes haven’t tumbled the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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