A podcast about astronomy including the latest news, what you can see in the night sky, interviews with astronomers and more. It is created by astronomers from The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank for anyone interested in things out of this world.

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  • August 2018

    August 2018: Summer Patchwork II: Electric Boogaloo

    Summer Patchwork, part II. In the show this time, we talk to Kunal Mooley about EM counterparts to gravitational waves, Jake Staberg Morgan rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez. Listen to August 2018.

    Cover art credit: J.S. Morgan

  • July 2018

    July 2018: Absent Friends

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Christina Smith about Mars, Pluto and Canada, Nialh McCallum rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the July night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez. Listen to July 2018.

    Cover art credit: J. S. Morgan

  • June/July 2018 Extra

    June/July 2018 Extra: Sequence-Breaking

    Originally titled 'Friends of Neutron Stars'. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Anna Watts about thermonuclear bursts on neutron stars, Benjamin Shaw tells us about a glitchy pulsar in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Mateusz Malenta in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to June/July 2018 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA, ESA

  • June 2018

    June 2018: The Golden Future

    In the show this time, we talk to Daniele Michilli about the repeating fast radio burst and its environment, Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the June night sky from Ian Morison, Gaby Perez. Listen to June 2018.

    Cover art credit: Benjamine Shaw

  • EWASS/NAM 2018

    EWASS/NAM 2018:

    In this special episode we have an EWASS/NAM extravaganza, brought to you from the floor of the cross-over event held in Liverpool in April 2018, where the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) met the UK's National Astronomy Meeting (NAM). We also have time for Tana Joseph to round up the latest news and find out what we can see in the May night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez. Listen to EWASS/NAM 2018.

    Cover art credit: Ant Holloway + George Bendo

  • April 2018 Extra

    April 2018 Extra: Very Close and Very Far

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Steven Longmore tells us about star formation in the galactic centre, Dr. Rachael Ainsworth tells us about advocating for open science and addressing gender inequality in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Dr. Iain McDonald in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to April 2018 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA, ESA, S. Rodney and the FrontierSN team; T. Treu, P. Kelly and the GLASS team; J. Lotz and the Frontier Fields team; M. Postman and the CLASH team; and Z. Levay (STScI)

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