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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  • December 2018

    December 2018: Seeing Double

    In the show this time, we talk to Amaury Triaud about exoplanets, especially the TRAPPIST-1 system, Fiona Porter rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the December night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu. Listen to December 2018.

    Cover art credit: Top panel: J. R. Callingham et al., Nature Astronomy; bottom panel: Reuters

  • November 2018 Extra

    November 2018 Extra: Falling with hotDOGS

    In the show this time, we talk to Bernie Fanaroff and Rob Adam about using science to inform policy-makers, and the future of African astronomy, our resident DARA Big Data Science Policy Fellows tell us about their DARA Fellowships in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to November 2018 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA

  • November 2018

    November 2018: Fixers

    In the show this time, we talk to Richard Bower about simulating the Universe with the EAGLE project, Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu. Listen to November 2018.

    Cover art credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), S. Trumbo et al

  • October 2018

    October 2018: Monsters in the Studio

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Tony Irving about finding and studying Martian meteorites, Emma Alexander rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the October night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu. Listen to October 2018.

    Cover art credit: George Bendo

  • September 2018 Extra

    September 2018 Extra: A Royal Occasion

    In this Thai-themed special, we talk to Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum about NARIT, Princess Sirindhorn's visit to JBO and Thai/Manchester collaboration, Eamonn Kerins and Supachai Awiphan tell us about the SPEARNET collaboration in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer. Some additional footage of the visit (in Thai) is available here (autoplay video at link). Listen to September 2018 Extra.

    Cover art credit: Howard Barlow

  • September 2018

    September 2018: Phoenix

    An episode of beginnings! In the show this time, we talk to Emily Drabeck-Maunder about forming habitable planets, Mateusz Malenta rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the September night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez. Listen to September 2018.

    Cover art credit: ALMA

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