Complex Organics Bubble up from Enceladus - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 52

Jul 04, 12:42 PM

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**Complex Organics Bubble up from Enceladus*

Large complex organic molecules have been discovered in the geysers spewing out of the Saturnian ice moon Enceladus.

**Size limits on neutron stars*

A new study has answered a long-standing mystery – finding neutron stars can at most be no more that 12 to 13.5 kilometres wide.

**New forms of Quark Matter*

There’s growing speculation in physics about the possibility of new forms of matter existing beyond the periodic table – creating a sort of continent of stability composed of exotic quark matter.

**The end of the Australian Astronomical Observatory*

The Australian National University has taken a lead in the new consortium of 13 universities which have taken over the operations of the Australian Astronomical Observatory.

**Trump directs the creation of the U.S. Space Force*

U.S. President Donald Trump has formally ordered the American military to begin the process of creating a United States Space Force.

**Dragon flies to the space station*

A Dragon cargo ship has safely docked to the International space carrying 2676 kilograms of new scientific experiments, cargo, and equipment.

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**The Science Report*

The coldest place on Earth is even colder than previously thought.

Seven-billion-dollar order for Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton unmanned maritime surveillance aircraft.

Images of an Australian cockatoo discovered in 13th-century manuscript

Convergent evolution strikes again.

New Caledonian crows memorise how to make tools.

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