Radio Astronomy

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The monthly astronomy podcast from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine

Episódios

  • Star Diary: Whats in the night sky, April 2021

    Star Diary: What's in the night sky, April 2021

    31/03/2021 Duração: 33min

    Discover the stars, planets, conjunctions and other observing highlights in the night sky this month.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space

    Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space

    25/03/2021 Duração: 42min

    We look back on cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's historic spaceflight.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Interview: How to photograph an exoplanet

    Interview: How to photograph an exoplanet

    22/03/2021 Duração: 22min

    Astronomer Beth Biller reveals the new instrument that can directly image planets orbiting distant stars.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • How Uranuss rings were discovered

    How Uranus's rings were discovered

    13/03/2021 Duração: 27min

    We speak to astronomer Jessica Mink about her discovery of rings around Uranus.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Star Diary: Whats in the night sky, March 2021

    Star Diary: What's in the night sky, March 2021

    27/02/2021 Duração: 28min

    Find out what to see in the night sky this month.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Interview: How SPHEREx will track the history of the Universe

    Interview: How SPHEREx will track the history of the Universe

    23/02/2021 Duração: 28min

    NASA scientist Jamie Bock discusses a new mission to track the evolution of the cosmos.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • OSIRIS-Rex and the Asteroid belt

    OSIRIS-Rex and the Asteroid belt

    18/02/2021 Duração: 20min

    We take a look at the asteroid belt and NASA's space-rock-investigating spacecraft OSIRIS-Rex as it prepares to return to Earth.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Interview: The Emirates Mars Mission with Hessa Al Matroushi

    Interview: The Emirates Mars Mission with Hessa Al Matroushi

    08/02/2021 Duração: 13min

    What will the UAE's first space mission reveal about the Red Planet?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Star Diary: Whats in the night sky, February 2021

    Star Diary: What's in the night sky, February 2021

    30/01/2021 Duração: 27min

    Discover the best things to see in the night sky this month.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 2021: A new year for astronomy and spaceflight

    2021: A new year for astronomy and spaceflight

    22/01/2021 Duração: 01h04min

    A guide to stargazing and space missions over the coming year.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Interview: Kellie Gerardi on the future of spaceflight

    Interview: Kellie Gerardi on the future of spaceflight

    19/01/2021 Duração: 30min

    Suborbital scientist Kellie Gerardi reveals the secrets of the space industry.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 2020s spaceflight and astronomy highlights

    2020's spaceflight and astronomy highlights

    17/12/2020 Duração: 01h07min

    2020 has been quite a year, but for many of us the ever-present cosmos has been a source of inspiration and comfort. This episode we look back on the biggest astronomical discoveries of 2020 and reveal our stargazing highlights from the past 12 months.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Interview: NASA astronaut Terry Virts

    Interview: NASA astronaut Terry Virts

    12/12/2020 Duração: 38min

    Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts discusses life in zero gravity and the future of human spacelflight.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • A history of Palomar Observatory

    A history of Palomar Observatory

    09/12/2020 Duração: 29min

    Astronomer Linda Schweizer discusses the history of California's Palomar Observatory, the subject of her new book Cosmic Odyssey.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • What next for New Horizons?

    What next for New Horizons?

    20/11/2020 Duração: 38min

    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft heads deeper into the Kuiper Belt at the edge of the Solar System.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Is there life beyond Earth?

    Is there life beyond Earth?

    17/11/2020 Duração: 36min

    Biologist Wallace Arthur reveals why he believes the Universe could be teaming with life.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Whats a black hole? Interview with astrophysicist Janna Levin

    What's a black hole? Interview with astrophysicist Janna Levin

    06/11/2020 Duração: 35min

    US astrophysicist Janna Levin reveals the secrets of black holes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Interview: NASA astronaut Jeff Williams

    Interview: NASA astronaut Jeff Williams

    30/10/2020 Duração: 25min

    November 2020 marks 20 years of continuous occupation of the International Space Station. We speak to former NASA astronaut Jeff Williams about the space station's construction, what it's like working in the Earth-orbiting laboratory, and the future of human spaceflight.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 20 years of the International Space Station

    20 years of the International Space Station

    22/10/2020 Duração: 36min

    We're marking 20 years of continuous occupation of the ISS with a look at its past, present and future, its many achievements, and what it's like to live on the floating laboratory.Plus, astronomer and cosmologist Dr Emma Chapman discusses the history of the Universe and the moment the first stars began to shine throughout the cosmos.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Interview: Getting The Right Stuff right

    Interview: Getting The Right Stuff right

    09/10/2020 Duração: 20min

    Robert Yowell served as a technical consultant on Dinsey+ new series, The Right Stuff. The series chronicles the story of the US’s first astronaut class, the Mercury 7 and Yowell helped ensure that the missions depicted were as accurate as possible.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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