OSIRIS-REx Flyby over Earth; VLA Gets an Upgrade; New Horizon's; Primordial Black Holes Explained

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In this episode, NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft flies by Earth to get a gravity-assist boost to get the asteroid Bennu; The Venerable Very Large Array Radio Telescope in New Mexico gets an upgrade and begins a new era of observations; The New Horizons Spacecraft files its new flight plan after passing by Pluto; and Astronomers think they know how primordial black holes were formed.

Links to this week's stories:
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/osiris-rex-spacecraft-slingshots-past-earth
https://public.nrao.edu/news/vla-begins-huge-project/
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/News-Article.php?page=20170906
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucla-physicists-propose-new-theories-of-black-holes-from-the-very-early-universe

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