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How to see 'once-in-a-lifetime' green comet
The Royal Astronomical Society's Dr Robert Massey discusses the green comet which is making its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years. As well as why it's green and details on how you can spot it. The huge orbit of the comet, called C/2022 E3 (ZTF), comes closest to our planet on 1st February but it will stay reasonably bright for up to a fortnight
Canine cancer treatment hope after University of Singapore scientists modify cells to target drugs. Plus, the world’s first - and only - vagina museum is calling on more support for female anatomy education as it's forced to look for a new London home.
Also in this episode:
- Will AI be the first to discover alien life?
- Scientists build fairy-inspired flying robot
- Giant ancient sea scorpion discovered in New Mexico
- The Hadid sisters & Kendall Jenner have got some AI competition
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Are Emma Chamberlain’s ‘$10K Instagram DMs’ real?
Tech & Science Daily podcast examines how the ‘relatable’ 21-year-old Gen Z YouTuber rocketed to fame and fortune. Now, Chamberlain denies knowing anything about a website listing showing a $10,000 charge for a simple Instagram DM thank-you note. ES features journalist Maddy Mussen has the latest. More than one app poses cybersecurity risk, says Irish government - as TikTok preps for US Congress grilling. 'Can ChatGPT make you money for nothing?'. Faraway planet with 10,000-year orbit discovered.Also in this episode:Ferrari tells cyber-hackers: We won’t pay ransomRoad noise really does raise your blood pressureLiver disease and hepatitis evidence in Beethoven’s gene hair sequenceMan reveals ‘snake cat’ ruse that fooled web
Real Armageddon...asteroid crash pics drama
Stunning aftermath images reveal swirling clouds of blue dust caused by Nasa’s asteroid-knocking test. Dr Cyrielle Opitom, a comets specialist at the University of Edinburgh, discusses the challenges of tracking the rock called Dimorphos seven million miles away via mega-telescopes in Chile. United Nations warns of water crisis fuelled by H20 ‘vampires’. UK sending depleted uranium tank shells to Ukraine. Hormonal contraceptives link to ‘small increased risk of breast cancer’.Also in this episode: Google’s Bard ChatGPT rival launch - adults onlyAI biggest tech leap since PC, says Bill GatesThe Roman mosaic buried under a vape shopPrint your cheesecake and eat it...first DIY 3D treat
First female astronaut on the Moon?
US Navy Lieutenant Commander Kayla Barron, is part of a class of Nasa astronauts that could be selected to be the next humans to step on the Moon. She explains how the Artemis missions could be key to getting boots on Mars. Amazon is cutting 9,000 more jobs and a ‘worrisome’ fungus spreads across the US. Also in this episode:Fearsome ‘solar tornado’Bird flu linked to ‘hundreds of seal deaths’Sir David Attenborough’s tree honouring late QueenBeavers brought back to LondonDisney builds a real Star Wars lightsaberFind us on Twitter #TechScienceDaily