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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  • 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)

  • April 2018

    April 2018: The Fiona Show

    Formerly known as the Jodcast! In the show this time, we talk to Fiona Healy about novae and the genesis of The Fiona Show , Fiona Healy rounds up the latest news[01:27 - 04:52] and we find out what we can see in the April night sky from Fiona Healy, Fiona Healy and Fiona Healy. Listen to April 2018.

    Cover art credit: Fiona Healy

  • March 2018 Extra

    March 2018 Extra: Brains in Space

    In the show this time, we talk to Helen Fraser about Laboratory astrophysics and astrochemistry, Dr Adam Avison tells us about Massive star formation and ALMA in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to March 2018 Extra.

    Cover art credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA

  • March 2018

    March 2018: Black Holes and Revelations

    Sparkly, but in a good way! In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Michael Shara about novae and the American Museum of Natural History, Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison, Jasmine Chan-Hyams and Gaby Perez. Listen to March 2018.

    Cover art credit: NASA/CXC/A. Jubett

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