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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  • April 2019 Extra

    April 2019 Extra: Chasing the horizon

    In the show this time, we talk to Leen Decin about the ATOMIUM project, Tana Joseph tells us about black hole binaries and multi-messenger astronomy in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Benjamin Shaw in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to April 2019 Extra.

    Cover art credit: Event Horizon Telescope, via Wikimedia Commons

  • April 2019

    April 2019: Asteroids, Aliens and All That

    In the show this time, we talk to Matt Smith about dusty star formation in nearby galaxies, Fiona Porter rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the April night sky from Ian Morison, Haritina Mogosanu and Samuel Leske. Listen to April 2019.

    Cover art credit: S. R. Levin et al.

  • March 2019

    March 2019: Fresh starts and fond farewells!

    Fresh starts and fond farewells! In the show this time, we talk to Joe Callingham about his work with colliding wind binaries[09:28.78 - 31:26.64], Michael Wright rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison, Haritina Mogosanu and Samuel Leske. Listen to March 2019.

    Cover art credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell University

  • February 2019 Extra

    February 2019 Extra: Commensal

    In the show this time, we talk to Leon Koopmans about EoR studies with the 21cm line and gravitational lensing, Ben Stappers tells us about the MeerTRAP project in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Guillaume Voisin in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to February 2019 Extra.

    Cover art credit: Mumpel2000, via Wikimedia Commons

  • February 2019

    February 2019: Try turning it off and on again!

    Try turning it off and on again! In the show this time, we talk to Katherine Mack about Dark matter, academic globetrotting and science communication, George Bendo rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison, Haritana Mogosanu and Samuel Leske. Listen to February 2019.

    Cover art credit: NASA

  • January 2019

    January 2019: Missions: past and present!!

    In the show this time, we talk to Chris Flynn about Observing Fast Radio Bursts, plus using the Moon to study climate change and Gaia to weigh the Milky Way, George Bendo rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the January night sky from Ian Morison, Haritina Mogosanu, and Samuel Leske. Listen to January 2019.

    Cover art credit: NASA

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