SpaceTime with Stuart Gary

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary

19 years on Australian Public Radio (as StarStuff), 7 years of podcasting and counting. We have a lot of content to share with you.
Recognized worldwide by our listeners and industry experts as one of the best and most thoroughly researched programs on Astronomy, Space, and Science News.
Hosted by Stuart Gary, a veteran radio science reporter, broadcaster and now podcaster.
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Do you want to gain new insights into the emergence of life on Earth? Are you curious to know the potential role of iron particles in the formation of organic compounds? If so, you won't want to my analysis on the latest findings. I'll be sharing a new scenario proposed for the emergence of the first building blocks of life on Earth. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the secrets of life's beginnings! In this episode, you will be able to: · Be captivated by the latest advancements in space science, as featured on the SpaceTime podcast. · Understand Virgin Galactic's pursuit to transform the future of space tourism. · Investigate an innovative concept regarding the formation of life's primary constituents on Earth. · Stay current with NASA and ESA's mission to retrieve Martian samples with potential breakthroughs. · Recognize the real-world dangers posed by fungi on animals, The resources mentioned in this episode are: · Read the research article in Science Reports about the emergence of life on Earth. · Learn more about the Mars sample return mission and follow its progress. · Consider booking a commercial space tourism flight with Virgin Galactic. · Visit NASA TV for updates on space missions and discoveries. · Check out the Mars yard at ESA's Planetary Robotics Lab for an immersive experience. · Explore the safety upgrades made to Virgin Galactic's fleet of spaceplanes. · Follow the Italian Air Force's journey as they prepare for their space tourism flight with Virgin Galactic. · Watch the Unity 25 mission video to see the latest test flight in action. The First Mars Sample Return Mission In a notable step towards further exploration of Mars, NASA and the European Space Agency have initiated a mission to bring back samples from the Red Planet. This challenging endeavor will require at least two more Earth to Mars flights, with the Mars Perseverance Rover currently being used to collect half of the samples, while the other half will be gathered using a Mars Descent Vehicle. During the SpaceTime podcast, the host, Stuart Gary discusses the intricacies of this ambitious mission. To achieve their objective, the Mars Ascent Vehicle will launch into space and reunite with the prepositioned Earth Return Orbiter. Before returning to Earth, the sample will be sealed in a special biocontainment system to ensure no contamination from unsterilized Martian material occurs. Once the Earth Entry capsule descends through a parachute, scientists can then begin studying the prized Martian samples. Increased understanding of the potential role of iron particles in the formation of organic compounds, leading to insights into the emergence of life. Research into the emergence of life on Earth never ceases to fascinate and intrigue both scientists and enthusiasts alike. The latest breakthrough in this field revolves around the potential role of iron particles in the formation of organic compounds, which paved the way for the appearance of life on Earth. . Fungal Threats and the Last of Us Zombie apocalypses may seem like a figment of fiction, but the science behind some fungi's ability to manipulate animal behavior is quite real. These fungi can pose significant threats to animals and have a profound impact on their behavior and actions, bringing into focus the idea of infectious, zombie-like control over them. In the SpaceTime podcast, host Stuart Gary and guest Tim Mendham explore the fascinating world of fungal threats to animals. Citing a study about a fungus called alpha cordisps unilateralis, they discussed its impact on ants: forcing them to climb up plants, drop down, and then spread more of the fungi. While it may not transform animals into actual zombies, the duo emphasized the potential risks some fungi pose and their consequences on affected species.
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Previous episodes

  • 986 - S26E69: Unlocking the secrets of the first building blocks of life with iron particles 
    Fri, 09 Jun 2023
  • 985 - S26E68: Ten-thousand-kilometres high waterspout discovered on Saturn’s ice moon & Other Space News 
    Wed, 07 Jun 2023
  • 984 - S26E67: Profound new discoveries about mysterious Fast Radio Bursts & Other Astronomy News 
    Mon, 05 Jun 2023
  • 983 - S26E66: Ancient galaxy dies suddenly // Inmarsat denies cyber-attack // Meteorite rocks Queensland // June Skywatch 
    Fri, 02 Jun 2023
  • 982 - S26E65: Polar Cyclone - on Uranus // Lightning’s role in the creation of life // SpaceX’s latest space tourism flight 
    Wed, 31 May 2023
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