InSight gets a helpful tap, amber gives clues towards Ideal Glass, and fish finger development!
The funny, interesting or just weird bits from 2019 that didn’t make the final show!
The Mars InSight drill hits a rock, twins that are neither fraternal nor identical, a second man cured of HIV, and the origins of Titan’s atmosphere.
Dunes on Pluto, organics on Mars. Marshmallow test reproduced, blood tests for pregnancy due dates and cancers. A potential refutation of the Planet Nine hypothesis.
Jupiter’s interior, six types of diabetes, a new supercolony of penguins, and an ancient African custom now helping understand Earth’s magnetic field.
Juno results, the real situation at the Svalbard seed vault, very stable flamingos, and Space Sperm used to make baby mice!
Liquid water found on Mars, the tongues of long-tongued bumblebees are shrinking, four kinds of gut bacteria linked to asthma, volcanoes may have contributed to the dinosaur extinction, and The Martian gets favourable reviews.
More communication with Philae, new treatments for depression, OneWeb satellite network, comprehensive virus test, and how the holes in Swiss Cheese are made!
New Horizons is one month away from Pluto, and Pluto’s moons have weird orbits. 120,000 Saiga antelopes mysteriously died last month, Philae’s woken up and LightSail was a success!
Methane storms on Uranus, reasons for menopause, chameleon colours explained, and sewage as an indicator of obesity.