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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  • July 2014

    July 2014: Mundo

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr Clem Pryke about the results from the BICEP2 telescope and we find out what we can see in the July night sky from Ian Morison. Listen to July 2014.

    Cover art credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCAL/MPS/DLR/IDA

  • June 2014 Extra

    June 2014 Extra: Detonate

    In the show this time, Dr. Daniel Mortlock talks to us about astrostatistics, Dr Matias Vidal tells us about his research in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to June 2014 Extra.

    Cover art credit: ESO/L. Calcada

  • June 2014

    June 2014: Smashing

    In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Jon Butterworth about particle physics(!), Indy rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the June night sky from Ian Morison and John Field. Listen to June 2014.

    Cover art credit: ATLAS Experiment © 2014 CERN

  • May 2014

    May 2014: Beehive

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Chris Hales about polarised radio sources, Stuart rounds up the latest news and Ian Morison and John Field take a look at what's happening in the May night sky. Listen to May 2014.

    Cover art credit: ESO/H.Dahle

  • April 2014 Extra

    April 2014 Extra: Evolved

    In the show this time, Prof. Carole Mundell talks to us about the transient explosive Universe, Dr Libby Jones tells us about exploring the evolution of galaxies using dust in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to April 2014 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

  • April 2014

    April 2014: Only Human

    In the show this time, we conduct a linguistic interchange with Prof. Ian Shipsey regarding the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, Indy issues a bulletin acknowledging the latest triumph of computational analysis in astronomy and Ian Morison and John Field describe what the human eye can detect during the nocturnal hours of the lunar period known as April. Meanwhile, our new, more efficient presenters bring us superior odds and ends. Listen to April 2014.

    Cover art credit: BICEP2 Collaboration

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