Astronomy: Strange water worlds

Weekend Variety Wireless 26/08/2018
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Astronomer Dr Grant Christie joins Graeme Hill to talk the latest in astronomy news.

He takes a look at strange watery world that could by common thoughout the galaxy.

Graeme and Dr Christie also discuss how the Opportunity Rover is doing after 14 years on Mars - will it wake up?

Dr Christie takes a look at what will happen when the Earth’s magnetic field flips – and how we know that it inevitably is going to. Take a look at the video described here.

He also takes a look at all known asteroids in the solar system. Take a look at an animation of the asteroids here.

Listen to the full interview with Dr Grant Christie above.

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