Adventures In Space And Tim

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Sinopse

A podcast about Tim Peake, the Principia Mission, and all the (other) wonders of the cosmos...

Episódios

  • Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 6

    Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 6

    27/03/2017 Duração: 34min

    Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular. In this episode - (1min 44 secs) we meet Andrew Winnard, a space medicine researcher, who explains how studying astronauts might one day help to fix your sore back, and also the perils of going to the gym in space... then (24mins 10secs) Dr Sheila Kanani tells us why she loves the moons of Saturn, and talks 200 years of the Royal Astronomical Society For more from our guests: Andrew Winnard's work is covered here https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/news-events/news/2015/10/northumbria-space-researcher-soars-into-the-stratosphere-with-industry-award/ And also more on the research generally https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/oct/25/long-term-space-flight-gives-astronauts-extra-inches-and-back-problems ...& of course Tim Peake's marathon http://www.space.co

  • Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 5

    Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 5

    13/03/2017 Duração: 21min

    Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular. In this episode - (1min20secs) we look to the future of astronomy with the exciting James Webb Space telescope, (6min39secs) discover the rather underwhelming names our ancestors called the Milky Way, and (8min30secs) explore card magic, illusion, and experiments in space - from Apollo 14 to the International Space station. For more from our guests: Professor Richard Wiseman https://www.youtube.com/user/Quirkology, http://researchprofiles.herts.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/richard-wiseman(53349a6a-f8da-40db-9ba5-b67b98560af7).html, and you can watch the James Randi /Dr Ed Lu space shuffle here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EgJBQiiqoM Helen Zaltzman & her Podcasts of Wonder helenzaltzman.com/ Professor Gillian Wright and the work of the UK Astronomy Technology Cen

  • Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 4

    Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 4

    12/03/2017 Duração: 29min

    Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular. In this episode - we go to the Royal Observatory Edinburgh to discover how particle accelerators could help you out in the airport security queue (1 min), predict the names of future cities on Mars with The Allusionist's Helen Zaltzman (6 mins), and listen in on magicians discussing the hoax that was the first British man in space - launched from Skegness in the 1950s (16mins 20 secs)... Really? Find out more: The Higgs Centre for Innovation http://www.stfc.ac.uk/innovation/campuses/business-incubation-a-key-speciality/the-higgs-centre-for-innovation/ Helen Zaltzman & her Podcasts of Wonder http://helenzaltzman.com/ The Patrick Page Audio Archive http://www.patpagearchive.com/ (Also - because Helen Z & I talk about briefly & it is a thing of utter brilliance & st

  • Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 3

    Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 3

    10/03/2017 Duração: 29min

    Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular. In this episode - interviews with the Oscar-nominated screenwriter and producer of Hidden Figures Allison Schroeder (1 min) [NB audio quality is a bit fuzzy for this, but Allison gives such a brilliant interview it's worth persevering!], and the Edinburgh-based fire scientist working with NASA to study fires in space Dr Rory Hadden (12 mins) Find out more about Fire Science http://www.fire.eng.ed.ac.uk/ Watch the trailer & check out the official Hidden Figures website http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/hidden-figures

  • Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 2

    Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 2

    17/06/2016 Duração: 26min

    Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular. In this month's show we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first Brit in space Helen Sharman, and she tells us what Tim Peake can look forward to on his ride back to Earth. We talk to materials chemist Dr Suze Kundu about the challenges of travelling to other planets, and to Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal's Zach Weinersmith on evading the robot overlords of the future...

  • Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 1

    Adventures in Space and Tim - Episode 1

    12/04/2016 Duração: 23min

    Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a monthly podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular. This episode features astronaut Chris Hadfield talking perfect take-offs; former flight director Libby Jackson on the danger of drowning during a spacewalk, plus nuts and bolts from the world's first crowdfunded amateur manned space programme....