Apr 14th: Weekly News Roundup!


Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Paul M. Sutter

Title: Weekly News Roundup!

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org

You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/vS7pYu5LEGw

Description: This Week’s Stories:

  • Black hole is ejected from a galaxy collision. How?
  • FRBs (“Furbees” according to Paul) are proved to be not from Earth
  • SpaceX relaunch of used booster! And landing too!
  • Does SpaceX put financial pressure on other space agencies with this reuse?
  • How much would a space elevator cost & what can it lift into space?
  • Would the Falcon Heavy be able to lift larger loads than anyone else?
  • What about high altitude balloons to lift things to space?
  • What is the largest telescope that actually has an eyepiece?
  • What about sky hooks?
  • When will men inhabit the Moon?
  • How small can a rocket be and still make it into orbit?

Each week we will have a random drawing for a prize package from our sponsor. Enter the code for this week into this site: https://cosmoquest.org/achievements/code for a chance to win.

This week’s code is fptuHy . Enter it into the website to unlock the achievement and enter the contest.

Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )

Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter )

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