Echoes of a galactic collision involving the Milky Way - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 77

Sep 28, 2018, 11:37 AM

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*Echoes of a galactic collision involving the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered ripples in the Milky Way galaxy most likely caused by its cannibalization of the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy.

*Net successfully snares space debris

Scientists have successfully used a satellite to remove space junk from orbit.

*Magnetic field milestone

Physicists have generated the strongest controllable magnetic field ever produced.

*JAXA launches supply mission to Space Station

After a series of delays due to bad weather and rocket engine issues -- the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has successfully launched a supply mission bound for the International Space Station.

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*India launches two scientific satellites

India has successfully launched a pair of scientific research satellites as part of a joint Australian and UK project.

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*Australian and French space agencies sign deal

Australia’s new fledgling space agency has signed their first major international deal.

*New satellite ground station opens in Adelaide

Fleet Space Technologies has opened it’s South Australian ground station at Red Banks Reservoir.

*The Science Report

HIV diagnoses at a seven-year low but it's increasing among straight people.

New study show desalination plants don’t adversely affect the local marine environment.

Australia’s south East becoming more tropical due to climate change.

Another glint of hope for the follically challenged.

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