Category: Talkin’ Science in 60 Seconds

Happy Birthday Pluto!

90 years ago today Pluto was discovered - just the third planet to be found in modern times. While

New Information from New Horizon

New Horizon was sent off in 2005 to inspect Pluto with a stretch goal of flying past a Kuiper

The Cold War is Back on – In Space

For the first time, the US military has confirmed that it's satellites are being interfered with by Russian inspection

Starliner Has Bigger Trouble Than First Thought

Boeing is suffering at the moment, not only is their 737-Max aircraft grounded following two deadly crashes last year,

Solar Orbiter Launches to Study Sun

Complementing NASA's Solar Parker Probe and the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope in Hawaii is the latest addition to

SpaceX’s Rival Launches 34 Satellites Last Week

As astronomers focus on SpaceX's satellite internet delivery plan involving thousands of satellites, another company - OneWeb - is

Parkes Found a Real Drag on Space-Time

The fabric of space-time got a little timey wimey - wibbly wobbly with the discovery of a spinning binary

Zooming in on the Sun

We've gotten our first detailed look at the surface of the Sun. Dr Brad Tucker and Matt Miller discuss

A Satellite Close Call

The crowded Earth orbit is posing serious hazards to spacecraft, with last week seeing the potential explosive destruction of

Headlines of the Week

In headlines this week, Brad and Matt reflect on the Spitzer Space Telescope and discuss NASA's goal post shifting

Spitzer Bows Out After 16 Years

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has reached the end of it's mission as part of the Four Great Observatories observing

Baking Those Space Cookies Is Harder Than Thought

We've been talking about the space cookies for a couple of weeks now, but the analysis is in... and

Satellite Malfunction Leads To Potential Issue Next Month

DirecTV's Spaceway-1, now only a backup satellite for the US cable network, suffered a critical failure recently, hear this

The Mars 2020 Rover Has Shortlisted 9 Names

China's gearing up to put their new crewed space capsule in orbit, as the Mars 2020 rover team shortlists

Dr Andy Thomas in 60 Seconds

Australia's first astronaut spoke with Trekzone back in 2016 about his journey with NASA. Hear the start of that

Quantum Computing in 60 Seconds

Dr. Geoff Campbell and his team are researching quantum computing and the ability to send information in a quantum

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