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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  • March 2015

    March 2015: Bold

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Rowan Smith about star formation in the early and recent universe, Ian rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to March 2015.

    Cover art credit: ESO/M.Kornmesser

  • February 2015 Extra

    February 2015 Extra: User-friendly

    In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Chris Lintott about the Zooniverse project, Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharyya tells us about her search for nature's best clocks in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Dr. Iain McDonald in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to February 2015 Extra.

    Cover art credit: University of Manchester

  • February 2015

    February 2015: Rings

    In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Chris Conselice about galaxy formation in the recent universe, Indy rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to February 2015.

    Cover art credit: NASA JPL

  • January 2015 Extra

    January 2015 Extra: Fuzzy

    In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Sir Francis Graham-Smith about the crab pulsar and his long career in astronomy, Dr. Iain McDonald tell us how evolved stars chemically enrich the Galaxy in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Dr. Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to January 2015 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

  • January 2015

    January 2015: Out There

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Jill Tarter about SETI, Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the January night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to January 2015.

    Cover art credit: B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF)

  • December 2014 Extra

    December 2014 Extra: Aligned

    In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Subir Sarkar about galactic foregrounds and the BICEP2 result from earlier this year, Dr. Matias Vidal tells us about polarized radio foregrounds in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Dr. Iain McDonald in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to December 2014 Extra.

    Cover art credit: M. Vidal et al. (2014)

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