Mystery Objects & The Supermassive Black Hole - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 49

Jun 22, 2018, 06:16 AM

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**Mystery objects discovered near supermassive black hole*

Astronomers have discovered several bizarre objects at the galactic centre that are concealing their true identity behind a smokescreen of dust; they look like gas clouds but behave like stars.

** Life rebounded within a few years after the dinosaur-killing asteroid hit*

A new study claims life quickly returned to the dinosaur-killing KT boundary event asteroid impact site.

**New Kepler mission*

NASA former planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is on a new mission studying the secrets of open star clusters

**SpaceX celebrates eight years with a spectacular night launch*

SpaceX marked the eighth anniversary of the first successful launch of a Falcon 9 rocket with spectacular night launch of its Falcon 9 off the same launch pad.

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**Japan’s latest spy satellite takes to the skies*

Japan has launched another spy satellite to keep an eye on its aggressive neighbours North Korea and China.

**China launches new weather satellite*

China has successfully launched a new advanced weather satellite into geostationary orbit.

**i-Space and OneSpace both undertake their maiden flights*

China is seeing an influx of private companies trying to cash in on the growing commercial satellite launch market. Two new companies i-Space and OneSpace have each carried out sub orbital test flights from opposite ends of the country.

**The Science Report*

High blood pressure linked to dementia in later life.

Iconic Baobabs mysteriously dying.

Intel launches its powerful new Core i7-8086K CPU.

Bluetongue lizards use their tongues to avoid being eaten

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