Opportunity Still Silent - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 79

Oct 05, 10:57 AM

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*Opportunity still silent

Scientists are increasing the frequency of commands being sent to the still silent Opportunity Mars rover on the surface of the red planet.

*Neutrino experiment records its first tracks

The world’s largest liquid-argon neutrino detector has just recorded its first particle tracks.

  • One-hundredth Ariane 5 launch

Arianespace has successfully carried out its 100th Ariane 5 launch.

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*October Skywatch

A busy month with three meteor showers in October–the Draconids, the Taurids and the Orionids.

*The Science Report

A new class of antibiotics to combat the growing problem of deadly multi-drug resistant bacteria.

New solar flow battery that both soaks up sunlight and stores it as chemical energy for later use.

How bombing air raids during World War Two affected the ionosphere.

Warnings that industries dominated by the opposite sex tend to have higher rates of divorce.

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