StarStuff with Stuart GaryAuthor: ABC Science
23 Sep 2018

StarStuff with Stuart Gary

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Hosted by Stuart Gary, StarStuff takes us on a weekly journey across the universe to see the death of stars and the birth of new worlds. StarStuff's tour of the cosmos examines those ultimate questions: where do we come from?; and are we alone? From Einstein's relativity theory to quantum mechanics, StarStuff reports on the latest news and discoveries in science, with a special focus on astronomy, space sciences and cosmology.

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    Ceres bright spot mystery solved

    FINAL EPISODE: Bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are giant salt pans. Also; climate change slowing the planet's rotation, and searching for the universe's missing matter.

  • Posted on 16 Dec 2015

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    How the Sun generates solar flares

    Astronomers observe for the first time how the Sun acts as a powerful accelerator. Also: The LISA Pathfinder launches on its mission to test Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, and discovery of another possible dwarf planet out beyond Pluto.

  • Posted on 09 Dec 2015

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    Black hole stellar feeding frenzy

    A monster black hole rips apart a Sun-like star in a spectacular stellar feeding frenzy. Also; Earth's magnetic field isn't about to flip just yet, and the new model explaining how the Moon got its tilt.

  • Posted on 02 Dec 2015

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    Astronomers see the birth of a planet

    Scientists witness for the first time how planets are born and grow. Also; The red planet Mars to get a Saturn-like ring, and 100 years of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity.

  • Posted on 25 Nov 2015

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    Where did Earth's water come from?

    New findings explain the origins of Earth's water. Also: possible ice volcanoes discovered on Pluto, and the oldest stars ever seen.

  • Posted on 18 Nov 2015

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