SoT 191: A Matter of Voltage

Hosts: Ed Brown, Lucas Randall, Dr. Helen Maynard-Casely, Sean Elliott.

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More communication with the recently awoken Philae probe on Comet 67P.

New techniques to treat depression, and Sean’s fascinating story of being part of a clinical trial.

Tech startup OneWeb has announced that Airbus will be manufacturing 900 communications satellites to launch in 2018 in what will be the largest satellite internet network by far.

A new blood test can determine all the viruses that we know of that a patient has ever been exposed to.

The holes in Swiss cheese – called ‘eyes’ – are made by “carbon-dioxide-burping microbes”.

Dr. Helen Maynard-Casely is a an instrument scientist for the WOMBAT high-intensity powder diffractometer at the Bragg Institute. She writes“The Shores of Titan” column on The Conversation.