Martian Dust Storm Grows Global - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 50

Jun 29, 08:06 AM

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*Martian Dust Storm Grows Global

New data from an armada of spacecraft at Mars has confirmed that a massive dust storm on the red planet has gone global.

*Rare Pulsar glitch captured

Astronomers have captured a rare glitch in the usually regular clockwork like spin of a pulsar.

*Juno solves 39-year old mystery of Jupiter lightning

Ever since Voyager 1 flew past Jupiter back in the 1970s scientists have wondered about the origin of Jupiter's lightning which seemed to be very different to lightning on Earth. Now new data from NASA’s Juno spacecraft has found that while Jovian lightning is in some ways analogous to Earth's lightning – the two types are two types are poles apart in other ways.

*The Science Report

New studies on how many alcoholic drinks per day are really good for you.

HIV-AIDS on the rise in Russia.

Koalas’ diets determined by the bacteria in their microbiome.

The real life version of Back to the Future’s flux capacitor.

Alex on Tech looks at controlling movies with your brain.

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