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16: Milky Way is as big as Andromeda

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary

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*Milky Way is as big as Andromeda A new study claims our nearest big neighbour the Andromeda galaxy M-31 and our own galaxy the Milky Way are about the same mass. The findings contradicts earlier studies which concluded that Andromeda was two to three times larger than the Milky Way. *New Hubble constant hinting at strange new physics beyond the standard model Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to make the most precise measurements yet of the expansion rate of the universe since it was first calculated nearly a century ago. Intriguingly, the new results are forcing astronomers to consider that they may be seeing evidence of something unexpected at work in the universe. *The most distant supernova ever seen Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the most distant supernova ever detected. The findings claim the huge cosmic explosion took place 10.5 billion years ago – meaning it’s taken some three-quarters of the age of the universe for light from the blast to reach Earth. *The Science Report Climate change now so bad that sea levels will continue to rise even if all Paris targets are reached. Up to 30 percent of teenage school kids now involved in sexting. The first three-dimensional computer models of the thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger. A new study warns hackers could take control of patient’s pacemaker. Alex on Tech looks at the latest rumours about the next iPhone. For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode, visit: http://www.bitesz.com/spacetimeshownotes Subscribe, rate and review SpaceTime at all good podcasting apps…including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Podbean, Radio Public, Tunein Radio, google play, Spreaker, Spotify, Deezer etc Would you prefer to have access to the special commercial free version of SpaceTime? Help support the show, subscribe at Patreon....and share in the rewards. Details at www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgaryHelp support SpaceTime : The SpaceTime with Stuart Gary merchandise shop. Get your T-Shirts, Coffee Cups, badges, tote bag + more and help support the show. Check out the range: http://www.cafepress.com/spacetime Thank you. Plus: As a part of the SpaceTime family, you can get a free audio book of your choice, plus 30 days free access from audible.com. Just visit www.audibletrial.com/spacetime or click on the banner link at www.spacetimewithstuartgary.com Email: SpaceTime@bitesz.com Join our mailing list at http://www.bitesz.com/join-our-mailing-list  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28m 16s  ·  Feb 28, 2018

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