Episode 857

JWST Damage Assessment // Two New Mars Helicopters // Teaching Robots to Die

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July 29th, 2022

17 mins 49 secs

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It's time for our weekly Spacebites news segment. This week we learn how JWST is doing after its micrometeorite strike, two more helicopters are flying to Mars, and how do you stop the Milky Way from turning into self-replicating robot probes?

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00:00 - Intro
00:27 - How bad the JWST damage really is
https://www.universetoday.com/156793/you-can-see-where-jwst-took-a-direct-hit-from-a-micrometeorite-on-one-of-its-mirrors/
03:41 - China launches space station module
https://www.universetoday.com/156896/china-has-added-a-science-module-to-its-new-space-station/
06:48 - Two new helicopters going to Mars
https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-will-inspire-world-when-it-returns-mars-samples-to-earth-in-2033
08:38 - Teaching Robots to die
https://www.universetoday.com/156778/before-we-develop-self-replicating-machines-to-explore-the-universe-we-should-figure-out-how-to-turn-them-off-again/
10:27 - Most sensitive dark matter detector
https://www.universetoday.com/156900/the-worlds-most-sensitive-dark-matter-detector-has-come-online/
12:16 - NASA needs your help
https://www.universetoday.com/156829/nasa-wants-your-help-designing-a-starshade-to-observe-exoplanets/
14:27 - Surprisingly comfortable lava tubes
https://www.universetoday.com/156932/lava-tubes-on-the-moon-maintain-comfortable-room-temperatures-inside/
16:09 - Outro

Host: Fraser Cain
Producer: Anton Pozdnyakov
Editing: Artem Pozdnyakov

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