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Universe Today Podcast Fraser Cain

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Space news, interviews, Q&As, and exclusive content from Universe Today.
Audio versions of Fraser Cain YouTube channel.

    [Space Bites] Mars Methane Mystery // BepiColombo In Trouble // Crazy Auroras

    [Space Bites] Mars Methane Mystery // BepiColombo In Trouble // Crazy Auroras

    A new answer for Mars methane, BepiColumbo is having thruster problems, three of the oldest stars in the Universe found nearby, and the best auroras in decades.


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    00:00 Intro
    00:14 Mars Methane Mystery


    https://www.universetoday.com/167003/new-answers-for-mars-methane-mystery/

    02:50 BepiColombo in Trouble


    https://www.esa.int/Enabling_Support/Operations/Glitch_on_BepiColombo_work_ongoing_to_restore_spacecraft_to_full_thrust

    04:40 Oldest Stars in the Universe


    https://www.universetoday.com/167001/three-of-the-oldest-stars-in-the-universe-found-circling-the-milky-way/

    06:19 Crazy Auroras


    https://www.universetoday.com/166955/what-a-weekend-spectacular-aurora-photos-from-around-the-world/

    07:35 Vote results
    08:14 Supermassive Black Holes' Origin


    https://www.universetoday.com/166947/supermassive-black-holes-got-started-from-massive-cosmic-seeds/

    10:12 Bright star mystery


    https://www.universetoday.com/167007/a-star-became-1000-times-brighter-and-now-astronomers-know-why/

    11:36 Amazing Hubble images
    12:59 More space news
    13:57 How to see an aurora


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    • 16 min
    [Interview] Here's Why GAIA Is My Absolute Favourite Telescope

    [Interview] Here's Why GAIA Is My Absolute Favourite Telescope

    How exactly does Gaia operate? What should we expect from it in the near future? When and why will it come to an end? And what comes after Gaia? Finding out the answers with Dr Berry Holl.


    👉 Gaia Black Hole 3 discovery seminar at the Department of astronomy Geneva
    https://mediaserver.unige.ch/play/218992


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    00:00 Intro
    02:48 Meet Dr Berry Holl
    05:02 How Gaia works
    12:56 Measuring the speed of stars
    22:14 Limits of Gaia
    32:10 Anomalies from Gaia
    40:25 When will Gaia end
    48:48 What comes next
    01:01:33 Current obsessions
    01:02:56 Final thoughts


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    [Space Bites] Planet 9 Updates // Vera Rubin Mirror // New SpaceX EVA Suit

    [Space Bites] Planet 9 Updates // Vera Rubin Mirror // New SpaceX EVA Suit

    SpaceX announces their new spacewalking suit, China is off to the Moon again, progress on Vera Rubin, and take a one-way trip into a black hole.


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    00:00 Intro
    00:12 SpaceX EVA suit


    https://polarisprogram.com/eva-suit-unveil/

    02:15 New evidence for Planet 9


    https://www.universetoday.com/166889/new-evidence-for-our-solar-systems-ghost-planet-nine/

    03:57 Vera Rubin's Mirror is done


    https://www.universetoday.com/166842/vera-rubins-primary-mirror-gets-its-first-reflective-coating/

    05:35 China's Chang'e-6 Moon mission


    https://www.universetoday.com/166876/china-is-going-back-to-the-moon-again-with-change-6/

    07:20 Vote results
    08:13 NIAC phase 2


    https://www.universetoday.com/166883/nasa-takes-six-advanced-tech-concepts-to-phase-ii/

    10:18 Dinkinesh's moonlet is young


    https://www.universetoday.com/166855/dinkineshs-moonlet-is-only-2-3-million-years-old/

    11:31 Why white dwarf stars have so much metal


    https://jila.colorado.edu/news-events/articles/hungry-hungry-white-dwarfs-solving-puzzle-stellar-metal-pollution

    12:56 Dive into a black hole


    https://www.universetoday.com/166903/fall-into-a-black-hole-with-this-new-nasa-simulation/

    13:51 More space news
    14:40 How science works


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    • 17 min
    [Interview] What Comes After ALMA? Next Gen AtLAST Observatory

    [Interview] What Comes After ALMA? Next Gen AtLAST Observatory

    How can we improve ALMA? What are the benefits of having a single big submillimeter telescope? What could we discover if the AtLAST telescope project goes through? Figuring out the answers with Dr Claudia Chicone.


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    00:00 Intro
    01:51 Submillimeter wavelength
    06:42 ALMA
    16:53 AtLAST telescope project
    32:16 Submillimeter maps of the sky
    36:30 What's next?
    43:17 Final thoughts and more interveiws


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    • 44 min
    [Q&A] Messaging The Aliens, Moving the Earth, Shapes of Coronagraphs

    [Q&A] Messaging The Aliens, Moving the Earth, Shapes of Coronagraphs

    How can we let aliens know we're here? What does a lunar eclipse look like as seen from the Moon? Can we record a supernova in real time? Why aren't coronagraphs just circles? Answering all these questions and more in this week's Q&A show.


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    00:00 Start
    00:37 [Andoria] Can we signal to aliens with green glass?
    06:39 [Vulcan] Lunar eclipse seen from the Moon
    11:24 [Risa] Can we record a supernova appearing in real-time?
    16:05 [Aeturen] Why aren't coronagraphs just circles?
    20:53 [Vendikar] How do astronomers determine distances to other galaxies?
    25:02 [Remus] Who was my favourite interview?
    28:01 [Janus] How do astronomers determine the age of stars?
    31:11 [Cait] Can we move Earth by the time the Sun will die?
    34:31 [Betazed] Why does the Moon look bigger and yellow sometimes?


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    • 39 min
    [Interview] How Robots Will Help Humans Conquer The Moon

    [Interview] How Robots Will Help Humans Conquer The Moon

    When humans will return to the Moon they will need a lot of assistance to set up a settlement and carry out all the missions. They will need a lot of robots to do that. How exactly will it pan out? Figuring out with Professor Yang Gao from King's College London.


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    00:00 Intro
    02:48 Future Moon equipment
    13:57 Autonomous robots
    23:46 Machine learning revolution
    32:25 Self-replication
    38:09 Current obsessions
    46:13 Final thoughts and more interviews


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    • 48 min

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