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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  • November 2014 Extra

    November 2014 Extra: Pulsars and Comets Everywhere

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Scott Ransom about the International Pulsar Timing Array, Sally Cooper tells us about hunting pulsars with the LOFAR telescope in this month's JodBite, and your astronomy questions are answered by Dr. Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to November 2014 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

  • November 2014

    November 2014: Interstellar

    In the show this time, we talk to Professor Jim Drake about whether Voyager 1 has really left the Solar System, Ian Harrison 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 2014.

    Cover art credit: NASA/JPL

  • October 2014 Extra

    October 2014 Extra: Clumpy

    In the show this time, Professor Annette Ferguson talks about galaxy formation and growth, Professor Sarah Bridle tells us about weak gravitational lensing and cosmology in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to October 2014 Extra.

    Cover art credit: Reidar Hahn/Fermilab

  • 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

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