Andrew Jarvis zooms into Trekzone on this edition of A Trekzone Conversation. Now, you might not recognise his name – but you’ll know his and his teams work if you’ve seen the latest live action Star Trek series…
Category: A Trekzone Conversation
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The FCC in the US has greenlit Amazon’s ambitious plans to compete with Starlink for global satellite internet dominance. The Jeff Bezos led company has a leg up on Elon Musk’s project though, given Amazon Web Services serve much of the internet backbone already, and there are ground based stations worldwide.
Astronomers long thought the earliest stars had all died out, and the universe was on it’s third generation of pinpoints of light in the night sky. However, the Phoenix cluster has thrown those theories out the window… as it’s jam packed with “first generation” stars.
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are back on Earth following the successful test flight of the Crew Dragon capsule. It means NASA is back in the game of launching astronauts from American soil, for the first time since the shuttle retired almost a decade ago.
As Perseverance finally launches, SpaceX completes it’s final test flight for Crew Dragon and a globular cluster of stars has astronomers rethinking what they thought they knew about their life cycles.
It’s all wrapped up in today’s Talkin’ Science LIVE and Uncut.
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