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This is a podcast which picks up a few interesting things that have appeared in the news in recent weeks. In this episode we have something from science, world news, and the environment.

In science, we take a brief look at the strange asteroid that passed close to the earth last year. Astronomers have learnt some interesting things about the way it looks and moves, and some astronomers think it may even be a spaceship! You can read more about this here:

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/oumuamua-alien-spacecraft-proof-harvard-paper-latest-discovery-research-a8619116.html

In world news, an island in Japan has ... disappeared. And no-one noticed. You can read more about this story here:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/02/japanese-island-disappears-esanbe-hanakita-kojima

And in the environment, we note that the World Meteorological Organisation has released a report which claims the amount of greenhouse gases in the environment is the highest it has been for millions of years. You can read more about this dangerous situation here:

https://library.wmo.int/index.php?lvl=notice_display&id=20697#.W_aOJJP7SV4

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