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 2017

    December 2017: Neighbourhood Watch

    Rocky bodies are operating in this area! In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Romain Tartese about the upcoming PROSPECT lunar mission, Jake Morgan rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the December night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to December 2017.

    Cover art credit: ESO

  • November 2017 Extra

    November 2017 Extra: Pulsars and beyond

    In the show this time it is almost all about pulsars with most of the interviews from IAU 50 Years of Pulsars conference in September 2017 but first Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell joins to talk about Advocating for women in science, Rob Archibald and Emily Parent tells us about Pulsars,Rebecca McFadden talks about identifying pulsars with machine learning, Emma Osborne tells us about mountains on Neutron stars, Anne Archibald also talks about pulars, and your astronomy questions are answered by Prof. Anna Scaife in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to November 2017 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA

  • November 2017

    November 2017: Under New Skies

    ... and under new management, but still not on time! In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Premana Premadi, Dr. Hesti Wulandari, Dr. Taufiq Hidayat and Dr. Mahasena Putra about recent highlights in Indonesian astronomy, Josh Hayes rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to November 2017.

    Cover art credit: RM Bulseco, via Wikimedia Commons

  • October 2017 Extra

    October 2017 Extra: The Parting Of The Ways

    In the show this time, we bring you a second whistlestop tour of the amazing science that came to the 2017 Bluedot festival at Jodrell Bank. Dr. Beth Rogers tells us about Guerilla archeology, Jon Spooner tells us how he hacked his way into space, Dr. Grant Munro talks about the hidden heroes of astronomy and Dr. Amy Vincent tells us all about mitochondrial diseases. Listen to October 2017 Extra.

    Cover art credit: Benjamin Shaw

  • October 2017

    October 2017: Blown Away

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr Federico Urban about bigravity, graviton and dark matter, Beth Jones rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the October night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to October 2017.

    Cover art credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  • September 2017 Extra

    September 2017 Extra: Measuring Star Formation

    In the show this time, we present a series of interviews with Sarah Leslie, Jacinta Delhaize, Dillon Dong, and Anna Kapinska from the Measuring Star Formation in the Radio, Millimetre, and Submillimetre meeting. Listen to September 2017 Extra.

    Cover art credit: F. Char/ESO

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