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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  • October 2014

    October 2014: Closer

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr Alan Duffy about simulating the earliest galaxies, Indy 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 2014.

    Cover art credit: Indian Space Research Organisation

  • September 2014 Extra

    September 2014 Extra: Almost

    In the show this time, Dr Jane Greaves[15:00 - 28:43] talks about planet formation and the PEBBLES project, Prof Ben Stappers tells us about a 'transformer' pulsar in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Adam Avison in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to September 2014 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

  • September 2014

    September 2014: Lost

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr Richard Shaw about detecting Baryon Acoustic Oscillations, Indy rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the September night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to September 2014.

    Cover art credit: Tully et al, Nature 513, 71-73

  • August 2014 Extra

    August 2014 Extra: Harpoon

    In the show this time, Dr David Kipping talks to us about exomoons, Dr Rob Beswick tells us about the e-MERLIN array in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to August 2014 Extra.

    Cover art credit: Jim Geach/VICS82

  • August 2014

    August 2014: Bonsai

    In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Elcio Abdalla about quantum field theory, Indy rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to August 2014.

    Cover art credit: Ron Garan, ISS Expedition 28 Crew, NASA

  • NAM 2014

    NAM 2014: Sea, ships and... astronomy

    Sea, ships and...astronomy. We bring you a National Astronomy Meeting special episode full of interviews with scientists talking about the work they were presenting. Listen to NAM 2014.

    Cover art credit: RAS/NAM 2014 organisers

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