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76: Saturn Surpasses Jupiter
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SpaceTime Series 22 Episode 76
 
The astronomy and space science news podcast.
Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly). 
 
*Saturn surpasses Jupiter after the discovery of 20 new moons 
Move over Jupiter; Saturn is the new moon king following the discovery of 20 new moons orbiting the ringed world.  
 
*How asteroids affect Earth’s climate
About 466 Million years ago a pair of asteroids collided between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.  
 
*A summer without sunspots  
The Sun is undergoing a remarkable period of sun-spotlessness.  
 
*Orbital hotel  
Promoters claim the world’s first space hotel could be operational by 2025.  
 
*New Russian military spy satellite launched
Moscow as launched a top secret military spy satellite -- designed to monitor enemy missile launches.  
 
*ChinaSat 18 fails after launch  
Beijing is yet to confirm reports that its new next-generation ChinaSat 18 telecommunications satellite has failed shortly after being placed in orbit.  
 
*Australian Sky and Telescope 
A new issue of Australian Sky and Telescope magazine has hit the news-stands. This month’s cover story looks at the science of X-ray telescopes.  
 
*Air quality: Take a deep breath  
ESA’s Copernicus mission Sentinel 5 pre-curser spacecraft is the latest weapon in orbital atmospheric pollution monitoring.  
 
*The Science Report
Another dramatic loss of arctic sea ice over the northern summer.
Mentally healthy teetotallers more likely to develop dementia than people who consumed a little alcohol.
Five kilometre deep sea canyons discovered in the Coral Sea.
New studies claim plate tectonics evolved gradually over 2.5 billion years as Earth cooled.
The prevalence of overweight dogs is markedly larger among overweight owners.
Skeptics guide: France to end healthcare refunds for homeopathic treatments.
 
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Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSpaceTime Series 22 Episode 76 The astronomy and space science news podcast.Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/spacetime (mobile friendly).  *Saturn surpasses Jupiter after the discovery of 20 new moons Move over Jupiter; Saturn is the new moon king following the discovery of 20 new moons orbiting the ringed world.   *How asteroids affect Earth’s climateAbout 466 Million years ago a pair of asteroids collided between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.   *A summer without sunspots  The Sun is undergoing a remarkable period of sun-spotlessness.   *Orbital hotel  Promoters claim the world’s first space hotel could be operational by 2025.   *New Russian military spy satellite launchedMoscow as launched a top secret military spy satellite -- designed to monitor enemy missile launches.   *ChinaSat 18 fails after launch  Beijing is yet to confirm reports that its new next-generation ChinaSat 18 telecommunications satellite has failed shortly after being placed in orbit.   *Australian Sky and Telescope A new issue of Australian Sky and Telescope magazine has hit the news-stands. This month’s cover story looks at the science of X-ray telescopes.   *Air quality: Take a deep breath  ESA’s Copernicus mission Sentinel 5 pre-curser spacecraft is the latest weapon in orbital atmospheric pollution monitoring.   *The Science ReportAnother dramatic loss of arctic sea ice over the northern summer.Mentally healthy teetotallers more likely to develop dementia than people who consumed a little alcohol.Five kilometre deep sea canyons discovered in the Coral Sea.New studies claim plate tectonics evolved gradually over 2.5 billion years as Earth cooled.The prevalence of overweight dogs is markedly larger among overweight owners.Skeptics guide: France to end healthcare refunds for homeopathic treatments. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Sponsor Links: This episode of SpaceTime has been brought to you with the support of The Great Courses Plus...lifelong learning from the best in their field. To take up our special one month free trial offer, just go to www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/spaceSubscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Castbox, iHeartRadio, Radio Public, TuneIn Radio, Spreaker, Deezer, ACast, etc RSS feed: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/spacetime Would you prefer to have access to the special double episode, commercial-free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe via Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary  Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com/mailinglist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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