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Ask an Astronomer - the connection between black holes and dark matter, the atmospheres of planets, and the connection between photons and dark energy (Audio)
... universal expansion (i. e. dark energy)?"
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201804Extra/ - [Duration: 12:49, 5.9 MB]

May 2012 (Audio)
... [21:27-33:49] about dark energy and Dr Dan Brown and John Tanner [33:58-41:37] about light pollution in the Peak District. Plus, Megan rounds up the latest news [0:49-6:51] and we find out what's in the May night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [48:54-65:46].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201205/ - [Duration: 68:17, 31.3 MB]

June 2016 (Audio)
Nga mihi o Te Tau Hou. In the show this time, we talk to the Vice President at the Society for Maori Astronomy Research and Traditions (SMART), Toa Waaka [12:08 - 51:02], Ian rounds up the latest news [02:02 - 11:58] and we find out what we can see in the June night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [65:02 - 93:09].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201606/ - [Duration: 98:59, 45.3 MB]

JodBite with Dr Joe Zuntz (Audio)
... of the behaviour of dark energy.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201505Extra/ - [Duration: 13:30, 6.2 MB]

May 2015 Extra (Audio)
Shut That Door! In the show this time, Emily Petroff explains how to tell the difference between an extragalactic radio burst and a microwave oven [14:12 - 26:13], Dr Joe Zuntz reveals the preliminary results of the Dark Energy Survey in this month's JodBite [00:47 - 14:01], and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer [35:15 - 45:23].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201505Extra/ - [Duration: 47:51, 21.9 MB]

March 2012 Extra (Audio)
... for dark matter and dark energy [16:06 - 31:35] and Dr Cristiano Sabiu discusses how to study the large-scale Universe using observation and theory [31:47 - 39:14]. Your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Tim O'Brien [49:13 - 69:23] and we round up some odds and ends from the sphere of astronomy.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201203Extra/ - [Duration: 73:09, 33.5 MB]

December 2012 (Audio)
Argo. In the show this time, Dr Phil Marshall talks to Libby about how and why he weighs galaxies [16:30 - 40:54], Ian Morison and John Field bring us the December night sky [47:49 - 66:17] and Megan gives her last-ever round-up of the astronomy news [04:36 - 14:22].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201212/ - [Duration: 72:00, 33.0 MB]

Interview with Prof Anne Zabludoff (Audio)
... dark energy, and the dark matter halo characteristics of galaxies.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201010/ - [Duration: 14:50, 6.8 MB]

March 2018 (Audio)
Sparkly, but in a good way! In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Michael Shara about novae and the American Museum of Natural History [07:01 - 34:22], Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news [01:09-06:51] and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison, Jasmine Chan-Hyams and Gaby Perez [59:21 - 1:19:48].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201803/ - [Duration: 81:53, 37.5 MB]

Interview with Prof. Elcio Abdalla (Audio)
... matter, dark matter and dark energy that seem to make up our Universe, and about the universal effect of gravity that allows us to observe them. He discusses how such models are tested and refined or replaced using observations, and describes the upcoming BINGO telescope, which will trace cold hydrogen deep into the Universe's past.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201408/ - [Duration: 15:11, 7.0 MB]

Ask an astronomer (Audio)
Ask an AstronomerDr. Joe Zuntz answers your astronomical questions:Patrick Bosque wrote in to say:"In your January extra Ask an Astronomer one question concerned the Big Bang and black holes. I have had a possibly similar question for a while: in the initial period after the Big Bang, wasn't the mass density in all space so high that the gravitational force should have caused everthing to collapse into a black hole? i. e. if all matter/energy (except vacuum energy) that is present today was also ...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201403Extra/ - [Duration: 06:12, 2.9 MB]

April 2011 (Audio)
Arriba! Arriba! In this episode we talk to 4 members of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics: Dr Bob Watson [09:30 - 13:49] tells us about the cosmic microwave background radiation, Dr Cristobal Espinoza [13:49 - 21:03] tells us about pulsar glitches, Dr Jaime Pineda [21:03 - 27:28] tells us about star formation and Matias Vidal [27:28 - 33:42] tells us about cosmology. As usual, Megan has the latest astronomical news [02:15 - 08:34] and Ian Morison and John Field tell us what's in the night...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201104/ - [Duration: 65:50, 30.2 MB]

Interview with Prof. Tom Shanks (Audio)
... cold dark matter and dark energy. He also discusses simpler alternative models and their main challenges.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201203Extra/ - [Duration: 15:46, 7.2 MB]

Interview with Jon Pearson (Audio)
... relativity, dark matter and dark energy, the possibility of time travel and more!
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201007Extra/ - [Duration: 06:52, 3.2 MB]

Ask an astronomer - black holes and eclipses (Audio)
... do dark matter and dark energy appear to differ - or is it possible that they're actually the same thing? Also are these two 'phenomena' being used as an excuse for inadequate or inaccurate physics?"
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200904Extra/ - [Duration: 13:03, 6.0 MB]

August 2011 Extra (Audio)
Zoom. In this show, we get an update on the ALMA telescope from Dr Robert Laing [01:18 - 09:00] and we talk to Dr Graham Smith [09:07 - 25:53] about gravtitational lensing of galaxy clusters. Dr Tim O'Brien answers your questions [29:27 - 54:50] and we report on some astronomical odds and ends
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201108Extra/ - [Duration: 61:14, 28.1 MB]

February 2012 (Audio)
Sweet. This time around, we talk to Dr Lucie Green [05:05 - 12:30] about Solar activity and Dr Paul Woods [12:43-24:13] tells us about a sweet molecule in space. Megan rounds up the latest news [02:04 - 04:55] and we find out what's in the February night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [30:10 - 51:32].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201202/ - [Duration: 55:43, 25.5 MB]

Interview with Dr Graham Smith (Audio)
... us information about dark energy. In this interview, he tells us all about galaxy clusters, how observations at other wavelengths can help with his research and speculates on the fate of our own Milky Way as part of the Virgo Cluster.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201108Extra/ - [Duration: 17:02, 7.8 MB]

March 2013 Extra (Audio)
Plancking. In the show this time, Dr Paddy Leahy [27:17 - 51:15] tells us about today's exciting new results from the Planck mission, Prof Richard Davis [1:50 - 27:06] tells us about the Planck instruments and satellite in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Iain McDonald [61:45 - 68:53] in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201303Extra/ - [Duration: 70:57, 32.6 MB]

Interview with Dr Jochen Weller (UCL) (Audio)
... provide evidence of dark energy and his research into theoretical models that describe the expanding universe.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200807/ - [Duration: 14:58, 6.9 MB]

March 2017 (Audio)
Habitable and Earth-like. In the show this time, we talk to Prof Marten van Kerkwijk about pulsar scintellometry [11:34-41:41], Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news [01:10-11:27] and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [54:05-72:54].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201703/ - [Duration: 77:35, 35.5 MB]

Ask an Astronomer - dark matter in black holes, photon interactions and the mass of the Sun (Audio)
... there must also exist dark radiation of some form? Could this even be gravitational waves?"Ike asks: "I was taught that photons do not interact with one another, that is why you can cross laser beams. Now I learned that gamma rays interact with background photons to produce a electron-positron pair. What are the rules for interacting photons?"Robert asks: "Is the Sun's mass increased by the thermal motion of its atoms, following the mass-energy equivalence of special relativity? If so, how much...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201509Extra/ - [Duration: 08:24, 4.0 MB]

September 2010 (Audio)
Kinky. In this show we hear about theoretical cosmology and kinky vortons from Jonathan Pearson [12:00 - 28:128]. As always, Megan brings us the latest astronomical news [02:56 - 11:32] and we hear what can be seen in the September night sky in the northern hemisphere from Ian Morison [37:03 - 47:12] and in the southern hemisphere from John Field at the Carter Observatory [47:33 - 52:58].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201009/ - [Duration: 57:59, 26.7 MB]

May 2015 (Audio)
Sleuths. In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Ignas Snellen about finding exoplanets from the ground [08:01 - 20:24], Ian rounds up the latest news [00:46-07:53] and we find out what we can see in the May night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [35:28 - 47:25].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201505/ - [Duration: 62:44, 28.9 MB]

Interview with Catherine Heymans (Audio)
... current surveys mapping dark matter and about future experiments looking to directly detect WIMPs.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/2013NAM/ - [Duration: 13:49, 6.4 MB]

May 2013 Extra (Audio)
Oddity. In the show this time, Brother Guy Consolmagno [13:20 - 30:33] tells us about meteorites in our Solar System, Dr Joe Zuntz [0:44 - 13:13] discusses the Dark Energy Survey in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Iain McDonald [41:46 - 49:56] in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201305Extra/ - [Duration: 51:04, 23.4 MB]

Interview with Phil Bull (Audio)
... about theories of what dark energy could be including quantum mechanical effects and modified gravity theories. He also tells us about the assumption of homogeneity of the universe. Phil also refers to type IA supernovae in his interview.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201205/ - [Duration: 06:39, 3.1 MB]

JodBite with Prof. Sarah Bridle (Audio)
... effect of dark energy on dark matter by looking at the matter we can see.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201410Extra/ - [Duration: 14:12, 6.6 MB]

JodBite with Dr Joe Zuntz (Audio)
... determine whether the dark energy that apparently dominates our Universe is uniformly distributed throughout space.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201305Extra/ - [Duration: 12:43, 5.9 MB]

February 2011 (Audio)
Bucky. In the show this time we find out about cosmology and the cosmic microwave background from Dr Hiranya Peiris [10:55 - 29:05] and learn about buckyballs in space from Dr Jan Cami [29:14 - 37:43]. Megan rounds up the news from the 217th AAS meeting [01:43 - 10:46] and we hear what can be seen in the night sky in February [45:22 - 63:06].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201102/ - [Duration: 66:45, 30.6 MB]

August 2014 (Audio)
Bonsai. In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Elcio Abdalla about quantum field theory [06:42 - 21:37], Indy rounds up the latest news [01:52-06:33] and we find out what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [32:55 - 51:15].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201408/ - [Duration: 52:59, 24.4 MB]

Interview with Prof. Ed Copeland (Audio)
... the driving force of dark energy or a reassessment of how gravity actually works.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201206Extra/ - [Duration: 11:55, 5.5 MB]

Interview with Donna Kubik (Fermilab) (Audio)
... about the mysterious dark energy that we currently think makes up about 70 percent of the stuff in the Universe. She describes the Dark Energy Survey which aims to find out more.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200710Extra/ - [Duration: 16:36, 5.7 MB]

Ask an astronomer - seeing stars on Mercury, planetary distances, shockwaves in the interstellar medium and general relativity. (Audio)
Dr Iain McDonald answers your astronomical questions:The first question comes from Jude Austin, who asks: "If you stood on the surface of Mercury during the day, could you see the stars or would the Sun's brightness make this impossible?"On the forum, Gweilo says: "On average, each planet is 1. 8 times further from the Sun than its predecessor - why?"Iain refers to Bode's Law in his answer. Frances Day says: "I just saw a NASA video aboutthe new findings from Voyager of what happens where the Sola...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201201Extra/ - [Duration: 12:01, 5.6 MB]

Interview with Prof. Bob Nichol (Audio)
... further information about dark energy, click here.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/2012NAM/ - [Duration: 07:33, 3.5 MB]

October 2017 (Audio)
... bigravity, graviton and dark matter [08:01 - 22:54], Beth Jones rounds up the latest news [01:27-07:53] and we find out what we can see in the October night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [42:08 - 61:01].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201710/ - [Duration: 62:53, 28.8 MB]

Interview with Jonathan Pearson (JBCA) (Audio)
... explain the cause of dark energy. A kinky vorton is a domain wall; the boundary between two regions of space with different characteristics. A domain wall would be incredibly thin, contain huge amounts of energy and repel matter. Jonathan and Stuart talk about the properties of domain walls and how you might look for them in the Universe.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201009/ - [Duration: 16:44, 7.8 MB]

December 2013 (Audio)
Stormy. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Erminia Calabrese about the ACT [09:46 - 26:54], Stuart rounds up the latest news [00:59 - 09:37] and we find out what we can see in the December night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [35:40 - 53:44].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201312/ - [Duration: 55:58, 25.7 MB]

June 2013 Extra (Audio)
Deep. In the show this time, Dr Omar Almaini [11:05. 0 - 22:11. 0] tells us about the Ultra Deep Survey, Dr Eamonn Kerins [00:48. 5 - 10:56. 0] discusses the VVV Survey in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Joe Zuntz [36:38. 5 - 48:04. 0] in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201306Extra/ - [Duration: 52:01, 23.9 MB]

December 2015 (Audio)
Generally good. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Tom Kitching about weak gravitational lensing [08:35 - 32:43], Mat rounds up the latest news [00:54 - 08:22] and we find out what we can see in the December night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [41:24 - 01:10:08].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201512/ - [Duration: 75:39, 34.7 MB]

July 2008 (Audio)
... Jochen Weller about dark energy and models that describe the expansion of the universe [16:28 - 31:17]. As usual we also get the latest news from Megan [02:09 - 10:28] and find out what you can see in the night sky from Ian [33:24 - 43:36].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200807/ - [Duration: 45:52, 21.0 MB]

Ask an astronomer - (Audio)
... matter and 72 percent dark energy. How is this bookkeeping done?"The second question is from Richard Elvin, who asks: "Can the temperature and pressure in a black hole's accretion disc reach sufficient levels to ignite nuclear fusion? Is this what powers an active galactic nucleus?"
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201302Extra/ - [Duration: 09:50, 4.5 MB]

August 2011 (Audio)
Witless. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Philipp Podsiadlowski about all sorts of different supernovae [08:32 - 32:14]. As always, Megan rounds up the latest news [01:56 - 08:21] and we hear what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [36:56 - 53:41].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201108/ - [Duration: 58:23, 26.8 MB]

March 2013 (Audio)
Moons. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Jeronimo Bernard-Salas about circumstellar and interstellar fullerenes [08:37 - 22:33], Stuart rounds up the latest news [00:45 - 08:29] and we hear what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [31:36 - 47:56].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201303/ - [Duration: 49:47, 22.8 MB]

April 2016 (Audio)
Radio Burst. In the show this time, we talk to Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis about solar magnetism [11:05 - 28:16], Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news [02:22 - 10:55] and we find out what we can see in the April night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [47:27 - 84:03].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201604/ - [Duration: 90:12, 41.3 MB]

July 2009 (Audio)
It's summer and the Jodcasters are dispersed but Jen and Dave managed to meet up in Milan's central station to record this episode. This episode features an interview we recorded with Vik Dhillon in May about high speed astronomy [10:45-38:10]. As always, Megan brings us the latest news [01:37-10:23] and Ian Morison tells us what we can see in the July night sky [25:18-38:34].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200907/ - [Duration: 43:57, 20.1 MB]

September 2012 (Audio)
Tranquility. In the show this time, we have more interviews from the National Astronomy Meeting as Dr Simon Green tells us about collecting cometary dust with the Stardust-NExT mission [07:29 - 19:42] and Dr Joseph Mottram talks about massive star formation [19:54 - 28:12]. Stuart brings us the latest astronomy news [00:50 - 07:12] and we find out about the September night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [32:55 - 49:35].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201209/ - [Duration: 53:33, 24.5 MB]

Interview with Dr Paddy Leahy (Audio)
... rate of expansion and dark energy content. He also talks about what the results mean for current theories of cosmology and what further analysis of Planck data may tell us.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201303Extra/ - [Duration: 24:14, 11.2 MB]

October 2010 (Audio)
Blobby. In the show this time, Dr Anthony Rushton tells us about the EVN and microquasars [12:12 - 33:19] and Prof Anne Zabludoff talks about blobs [33:52 - 48:27]. As always, Megan brings us the latest astronomical news [02:12 - 09:06] and we hear what can be seen in the October night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [49:00 - 67:10].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201010/ - [Duration: 72:53, 33.4 MB]

September 2016 (Audio)
More bees than a Proxima hive. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Francesco Shankar about AGN [11:55 - 38:48], Ian rounds up the latest news [01:34-11:51] and we find out what we can see in the September night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [67:33 - 86:50].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201609/ - [Duration: 95:36, 43.8 MB]

Interview with Prof Brian Schmidt (Australian National University) (Audio)
Nick chats with Professor Brian Schmidt (Australian National University) about using supernovae to measure the accelerating expansion of the Universe and the mysterious Dark Energy.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200804NAM/ - [Duration: 18:40, 8.6 MB]

Interview with Prof. Ian Shipsey (Audio)
... better understanding of dark energy through the mapping of galaxies in space and time to a more complete knowledge of potentially threatening asteroids through the cataloguing of 90 percent of the near-Earth objects that are over 140 metres in diameter. He explains how the vast quantity of data generated by the LSST will be processed using both computers and citizen science, and describes how astronomers will be alerted to transient phenomena detected by the telescope.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201404/ - [Duration: 22:44, 10.4 MB]

October 2015 (Audio)
Martians and Wolves. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Yin-Zhe Ma about the CMB and the limits of cosmology [09:17 - 27:21], Indy rounds up the latest news [00:52-09:09] and we find out what we can see in the October night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [44:09 - 1:22].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201510/ - [Duration: 83:56, 38.4 MB]

August 2009 (Audio)
This episode features an interview we recorded with Prof Miller Goss about pioneering Australian radio astronomer Ruby Payne Scott [13:17-38:21]. As always, Megan brings us the latest news [01:04-11:37] and Ian Morison tells us what we can see in the August night sky [38:46-1:01:56].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200908/ - [Duration: 68:48, 31.5 MB]

July 2011 (Audio)
Transmission. In this show we talk to Dr Giovanna Tinetti about exoplanet atmospheres [11:08 - 49:15]. Megan rounds up the latest news [03:26 - 10:36] and we hear what we can see in the July night sky from Ian Morison [51:25 - 63:03].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201107/ - [Duration: 69:30, 31.8 MB]

July 2015 (Audio)
Awake. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Sarah Crowther about cosmochemistry [07:34 - 26:45], Indy rounds up the latest news [00:44-07:27] and we find out what we can see in the July night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [35:19 - 56:14].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201507/ - [Duration: 59:33, 27.4 MB]

November 2016 (Audio)
Crashing harder than Schiaparelli. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Laura Spitler about a repeating fast radio burst [10:56 - 33:29], Ian Evans rounds up the latest news [01:42-10:45] and we find out what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [58:07 - 75:10].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201611/ - [Duration: 79:40, 36.5 MB]

NAM 2013 (Audio)
St. NAMdrews. We bring you a National Astronomy Meeting special episode full of interviews with scientists talking about the work they were presenting.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/2013NAM/ - [Duration: 64:35, 29.7 MB]

November 2017 (Audio)
... and under new management, but still not on time! In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Premana Premadi, Dr. Hesti Wulandari, Dr. Taufiq Hidayat and Dr. Mahasena Putra about recent highlights in Indonesian astronomy [07:09 - 28:04], Josh Hayes rounds up the latest news [00:56-06:56] and we find out what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [39:31 - 59:01].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201711/ - [Duration: 60:01, 27.5 MB]

April 2014 (Audio)
Only Human. In the show this time, we conduct a linguistic interchange with Prof. Ian Shipsey regarding the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope [08:27 - 30:55], Indy issues a bulletin acknowledging the latest triumph of computational analysis in astronomy [01:31 - 08:13] and Ian Morison and John Field describe what the human eye can detect during the nocturnal hours of the lunar period known as April [31:18 - 48:09]. Meanwhile, our new, more efficient presenters bring us superior odds and ends.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201404/ - [Duration: 50:00, 22.9 MB]

February 2013 (Audio)
Bubbles. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Ettore Carretti about magnetised outflows from the Milky Way [08:01 - 21:32], Stuart rounds up the latest news [00:47 - 07:55] and we hear what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [27:06 - 44:22].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201302/ - [Duration: 46:17, 21.2 MB]

June 2012 Extra (Audio)
Twice-in-a-lifetime. In this episode we talk to Dr Katharine Johnston [10:35 - 18:32] about massive star formation, Professor Ed Copeland [18:40 - 30:18] about alternative theories of gravity, and Dr Dave Jones [30:31 - 43:00] about binary stars and astronomy at the Very Large Telescope (VLT). We also talk to Mike Anderson [3:02 - 10:26] about managing the site at Jodrell Bank Observatory in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Tim O'Brien in Ask an Astronomer...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201206Extra/ - [Duration: 74:15, 34.1 MB]

March 2016 (Audio)
United In Radio Silence. For the second time in history we are recording live with a studio audience in celebration of a decade of Jodcasting! In the show this time, we talk to about Stuart Lowe and David Ault about how they founded the show [32:29. 065 - 48:24. 770], Mark Purver and Jen Gupta return to tell us about their lives since their Jodcast tenure ended [48:43. 409 - 1:03:25. 350] and Chris Lintott was interviewed for the 7th time about the Zooniverse and his recent wildlife-counting trip to...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201603/ - [Duration: 154:44, 70.9 MB]

April 2018 Extra (Audio)
Very Close and Very Far. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Steven Longmore tells us about star formation in the galactic centre [11:29 - 27:16], Dr. Rachael Ainsworth tells us about advocating for open science and addressing gender inequality in this month's JodBite [01:25 - 11:21], and your astronomy questions are answered by Dr. Iain McDonald in Ask an Astronomer [39:32 - 52:03].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201804Extra/ - [Duration: 56:38, 25.9 MB]

October 2013 (Audio)
Splash. In the show this time, we talk to Prof Andrew Jaffe about probing the early universe with Planck [07:11 - 26:14], Stuart rounds up the latest news [00:46 - 07:04] and we find out what we can see in the October night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [38:37 - 56:09].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201310/ - [Duration: 57:43, 26.5 MB]

June 2009 (Audio)
This episode we bring the last of the interviews that were recorded at the JENAM. We have an interview with Mike Lockwood about the variability of the Sun [10:53-38:17] and talk to Jim Hinton about high energy astronomy [44:52-51:59]. As always, Megan brings us the latest news [01:37-10:31] and Ian Morison tells us what we can see in the June night sky [52:11-69:32].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200906/ - [Duration: 74:27, 34.1 MB]

March 2011 (Audio)
Llama. In the show this time we find out about quasars from Dr Alejo Martinez-Sansigre [08:42 - 18:30], and Dr Alastair Edge tells us about the gas between clusters of galaxies [18:30 - 30:29]. Megan rounds up the latest news [01:55 - 08:04] and we hear what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [37:34 - 56:33].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201103/ - [Duration: 60:20, 27.6 MB]

October 2014 Extra (Audio)
Clumpy. In the show this time, Professor Annette Ferguson [15:18 - 29:07] talks about galaxy formation and growth, Professor Sarah Bridle [01:19 - 15:13] tells us about weak gravitational lensing and cosmology in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered [40:15-47:24] by Dr Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201410Extra/ - [Duration: 50:49, 23.3 MB]

September 2011 (Audio)
Diamond. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Martin Bureau about galaxies [10:39 - 35:24] and we find out about an exciting new discovery in the pulsar world [35:53 - 50:26]. As always, Megan rounds up the latest news [01:34 - 10:31] and we hear what we can see in the September night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [56:16 - 78:56].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201109/ - [Duration: 84:53, 38.9 MB]

November 2014 (Audio)
Interstellar. In the show this time, we talk to Professor Jim Drake about whether Voyager 1 has really left the Solar System [06:13-44:17], Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news [01:07-06:05] and we find out what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [57:57-77:22].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201411/ - [Duration: 78:40, 36.0 MB]

May 2017 (Audio)
Rebuilt to be better, stronger... but not faster. In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Ian Morison about being Ian Morison [11:25 - 36:59], Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news [00:51 - 11:14] and we find out what we can see in the May night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [60:23 - 79:45].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201705/ - [Duration: 81:19, 37.2 MB]

April 2012 Extra (Audio)
Alternative. In the show this time, Dr Christine Jordan tells us about the computers that run the telescope and about the data processing at Jodrell Bank in this month's JodBite [0:56 - 10:44], we talk to Prof. Raman Prinja about stellar winds in massive stars [10:50 - 22:24], Dr Paulo Freire talks about testing alternative theories of gravity using pulsars [22:34 - 44:28] and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Melanie Gendre [51:11 - 59:11].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201204Extra/ - [Duration: 61:48, 28.3 MB]

June 2012 (Audio)
Captured. This month, we continue our feast of interviews from the National Astronomy Meeting. We talk to Dr Patrick Sutton [9:15-19:56] about gravitational wave detection with LIGO, Dr Antonio Chrysostomou and Dr Mark Thompson [20:04-31:26] tell us about the sub-millimetre camera SCUBA-2, and Professor James Dunlop [31:34-43:55] brings us up to speed on sub-millimetre galaxies and the instruments used to observe them. Megan rounds up the latest news [1:55-9:05] and we find out what's in the Jun...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201206/ - [Duration: 74:47, 34.3 MB]

March 2014 Extra (Audio)
Inhabitable? In the show this time, Dr. Manda Banerji [22:53 - 31:14] talks to us about dusty quasars, Prof. Ian Browne [07:00 - 22:47] talks to us about the BINGO telescope in this month's JodBite, your astronomical questions are answered [42:03 - 47:59] by Dr. Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer and Stuart rounds up the March news, one episode later than usual.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201403Extra/ - [Duration: 49:56, 22.9 MB]

August 2013 (Audio)
Cataclysm. In the show this time, we talk to Dan Thornton about Fast Radio Bursts [06:53 - 19:37], Stuart rounds up the latest news [00:47 - 06:35] and we find out what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [32:43 - 48:48].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201308/ - [Duration: 52:59, 24.4 MB]

June 2014 Extra (Audio)
Detonate. In the show this time, Dr. Daniel Mortlock [11:10 - 22:19] talks to us about astrostatistics, Dr Matias Vidal [00:49 - 11:03] tells us about his research in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered [35:54 - 40:57] by Dr Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201406Extra/ - [Duration: 42:10, 19.3 MB]

NAM 2012 (Audio)
Namchester. We bring you four bite-sized chunks of the National Astronomy Meeting in Manchester, recorded each day during the conference. In the first of the NAM special episodes, Libby reports on the opening of this joint UK-Germany meeting. In the second episode, Jen comes out of retirement to provide highlights of day 2. In the third episode, Christina brings us interviews and press releases from day 3. In the fourth episode, Mark rounds up the meeting and reaction to it.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/2012NAM/ - [Duration: 74:57, 34.3 MB]

Ask an astronomer (Audio)
... this be a possible dark energy source?"Finally, Martin Fuller says: "I'm using a rasberry pi and a digital compass to measure the change in the earths magnetic field. I'm getting variation of about 10mG for a 24 hour period with a peak at 6am and low at 6pm. Is this really variation in earth field or am I picking up interference from a heating timer?"
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201406Extra/ - [Duration: 05:21, 2.5 MB]

January 2015 (Audio)
Out There. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Jill Tarter about SETI [05:53 - 19:12], Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news [01:09-05:46] and we find out what we can see in the January night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [39:08 - 56:59].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201501/ - [Duration: 58:45, 26.9 MB]

January 2012 Extra (Audio)
Bitten. In the show this time, Dr David Floyd [12:24 - 35:22] tells us about microlensing and we talk to Dr Tim O'Brien [01:22 - 12:17] about his role at Jodrell Bank in the first ever JodBite. Your questions are answered [43:53 - 55:39] by Dr Iain McDonald in Ask an Astronomer and we round up some odds and ends from the world of astronomy.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201201Extra/ - [Duration: 60:59, 28.0 MB]

November 2012 (Audio)
Gigapixel. In the show this time, Dr Martin Stringer talks to Liz about the principles of supernova driven winds [09:34 - 26:30]. Ian Morison and John Field tell us what not to miss in the November night sky [36:53 - 55:53] and Megan gives us a round up of the latest astronomy news [02:12 - 09:22].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201211/ - [Duration: 58:16, 26.7 MB]

November 2016 Extra (Audio)
Sleeping Satellites. In the show this time, Katie Detwiler talks to us about the cultural anthropology of ALMA, Dr. Joe Zuntz tells us about weak lensing and his departure from Jodrell Bank and your astronomical questions are answered by Minnie, Ben and George in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201611Extra/ - [Duration: 90:18, 41.4 MB]

September 2013 (Audio)
Telescopey. In the show this time, we talk to Prof David Kirkby about measuring the universe with cosmic sound [07:36 - 21:13], Stuart rounds up the latest news [00:45 - 07:29] and we find out what we can see in the September night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [29:17 - 45:43].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201309/ - [Duration: 47:54, 22.0 MB]

July 2010 (Audio)
Stateside. In this show we have the first of the interviews that Dave has recorded on his travels across North America. In May, Dave visited the University of Western Ontario and while he was there, he talked to John Lanstreet about magnetism in stars [13:07 - 21:38], Melissa Battler about life in the Universe [21:38 - 38:46] and Sarah Gallagher about quasars [36:48 - 43:54]. As always, Megan brings us the latest news [06:16 - 12:43] and we hear what can be seen in the July night sky in the nort...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201007/ - [Duration: 71:40, 32.8 MB]

Ask an astronomer (Audio)
... supermassive black hole. Since dark matter only interacts through gravity, it could collapse and not be affected by outward radiation pressure. It seems that this is a straightforward way to create a very large object quickly in the early Universe."Finally, Stephen Uitti asks "Say a photon is emitted at Last Scattering, and travels across the Universe, only to be absorbed by a detector. From the perspective of the photon it is instantly emitted, then absorbed. But photons oscillate. How do they...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201306Extra/ - [Duration: 11:41, 5.4 MB]

April 2009 Extra (Audio)
In this episode Roy talks to amateur astronomer Brian Woosnam about his love of astronomy and his local astronomical society [00:59-17:09]. We talk about what happened during the 100 Hours of Astronomy and give our suggestions for astronomical sights to see and things to achieve. We also put your astronomical questions to Dr Tim O'Brien [21:57-34:44] and round-up the feedback we've received since the last show.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200904Extra/ - [Duration: 41:42, 19.1 MB]

Interview with Dr. Joe Zuntz (Audio)
... and learn more about dark energy. He's leaving Manchester for a lectureship at the University of Edinburgh, where he will continue working on the Large Synoptic Sky Survey.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201611Extra/ - [Duration: 19:48, 9.1 MB]

February 2014 (Audio)
Spaghetti. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Chris Messenger about gravitational waves [05:18 - 20:22], Stuart rounds up the latest news [00:50 - 05:12] and we find out what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [36:42 - 53:09].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201402/ - [Duration: 54:39, 25.0 MB]

Interview with Dr Paulo Freire (Audio)
... away' dark matter and dark energy could be real.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201204Extra/ - [Duration: 22:11, 10.2 MB]

August 2014 Extra (Audio)
Harpoon. In the show this time, Dr David Kipping [16:44-30:18] talks to us about exomoons, Dr Rob Beswick [00:44-16:40] tells us about the e-MERLIN array in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered [45:10-52:26] by Dr Joe Zuntz in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201408Extra/ - [Duration: 56:55, 26.1 MB]

February 2013 Extra (Audio)
Mercurial. In the show this time, Maria del Mar Rubio [14:22 - 22:19] tells us about mass loss in massive stars, Dr Gemma Janssen [2:54 - 14:15] talks about a new method for timing pulsars in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Michael Brown [35:25 - 44:59] in Ask an Astronomer.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201302Extra/ - [Duration: 48:42, 22.3 MB]

Interview with Dr. Tom Kitching (Audio)
... galaxies is used to map dark matter in the Universe. Initially it was thought that this approach could be used without fully understanding the physics of galaxies. As with many things in science, it turned out to be a bit more complicated. The disagreement between results from weak gravitational lensing surveys and observations of the cosmic microwave background may suggest we need to improve our understanding of phenomena such as active galactic nuclei before we can make robust measurements u...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201512/ - [Duration: 24:26, 11.2 MB]

July 2010 Extra (Audio)
School's out for summer. This bumper edition has been created with the help of 6 work experience students. Paul Woods tells us about dust in space [16:18-20:40], Jon Pearson is interviewed about general relativity [34:10-40:46], Mark Purver talks about pulsars [20:52-33:38], Jen Gupta answers questions on galaxies [41:04-50:57] and Adam Avison explains massive star formation [51:37-57:58]. We also get an update on the Planck mission [01:16-15:52] and Dave Jones answers astronomical questions [58...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201007Extra/ - [Duration: 79:07, 36.2 MB]

November 2011 (Audio)
Mischievous. In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Rob Izzard about the mischievous J-stars [13:08 - 37:49]. As always, Megan rounds up the latest news [02:30 - 13:02] and we hear what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and John Field [44:48 - 63:52].
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201111/ - [Duration: 67:16, 30.9 MB]

NAM 2008 (Audio)
... discovered planets, dark energy, proto-planets, the virtual observatory, new telescopes, James Bond and even the football results.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200804NAM/ - [Duration: 157:59, 72.3 MB]

Interview with Prof. Bob Nichol (Audio)
Professor Bob Nichol chaired the local organising committee of NAM 2014, and talks about his highlights from the conference. He mentions talks on fast radio bursts and the Dark Energy Survey, and describes the atmosphere of optimism accompanying recent increases in funding for UK astronomy. He also discusses the use of social media at the conference to engage delegates and the general public.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/2014NAM/ - [Duration: 06:08, 2.8 MB]

October 2007 Extra (Audio)
We've got another bumper show for you starting with some interviews we recorded at the Modern Radio Universe conference. We talk to the Astronomer Royal, find out about adapting spacecraft technology to track TB on Earth, the successor to SMART1, and how astronomers and particle physicists are using the Moon as a huge neutrino detector. We listen to audience comments on the fantastic Space 50 event where the Lovell Telescope was turned into a giant projector screen and then we have our main inte...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200710Extra/ - [Duration: 63:51, 21.9 MB]

NAM 2014 (Audio)
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.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/2014NAM/ - [Duration: 42:38, 19.6 MB]

September 2010 Extra (Audio)
Homecoming. In the show this time, we have an interview with Dr Dan Evans about black holes and jets [04:21 - 22:55] and put your astronomical questions to Dr Tim O'Brien [26:01 - 55:49]. As always we round up your feedback and bring you a selection of odds and ends from the astronomy world.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201009Extra/ - [Duration: 65:24, 30.0 MB]

Interview with Dr. Yin-Zhe Ma (Audio)
... probe the properties of dark energy and the expanding Universe. He talks to Charlie about the CMB, the earliest light in the Universe and how it won't be around forever. He also discusses up-and coming radio astrophysical projects and how they will advance our understanding of cosmic evolution, and his move to South Africa in October.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201510/ - [Duration: 18:20, 8.4 MB]

October 2010 Extra (Audio)
Have a nice day! In this show we talk to Dr Ronnie Jansson about magnetic fields in space [01:01 - 14:20], Professor Dennis Zaritsky tells us about the evolution of galaxies [14:20 - 26:24] and Professor Andrew MacFadyen talks about the deaths of stars [26:24 - 34:13]. As always, Dr Tim O'Brien answers your astronomical questions [36:11 - 61:54], we report on some odds and ends from the world of (astro)physics and we round up your feedback since the last show.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201010Extra/ - [Duration: 68:38, 31.5 MB]

March 2011 Extra (Audio)
Glorious. In this show, Professor Derek Ward-Thompson tells us about the early stages of star formation [00:49 - 14:06] and Libby talks to Dr Jay Farihi about locating the remains of planets around white dwarfs [14:15 - 27:18]. Dr Iain McDonald answers your far-out questions [37:18 - 43:59], we bring you the latest astronomical odds and ends and there is a round up your feedback since the last show.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201103Extra/ - [Duration: 48:25, 22.2 MB]

December 2008 Extra (Audio)
It's the last show before Christmas so the show is a little shorter than usual. First up we bring news of two special video episode that will be out in the next few days. In our interview [04:27-27:17] we talk to Philip Best about galaxies and a new low-frequency telescope named LOFAR. We also bring you some stocking filler ideas [28:27-32:37] and round-up the feedback we've received since the last show.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200812Extra/ - [Duration: 37:39, 17.3 MB]

JodBite with Prof. Ian Browne (Audio)
... determine whether the dark energy that seems to be accelerating the expansion is changing over time.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201403Extra/ - [Duration: 16:02, 7.4 MB]

May 2010 (Audio)
CAP and NAM. In the show this time we get an update on two recent conferences that Jodcast presenters were lucky enough to attend. Megan brings us a series of interviews from the Communicating Astronomy with the Public conference [11:02-39:49]. Jen and Stuart find out about the National Astronomy Meeting 2010 [42:19-45:29], hear about planets orbiting backwards [45:29-55:29] and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the Universe [55:29-62:50]. As always, Megan brings us the latest news [03:01-1...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201005/ - [Duration: 89:30, 41.0 MB]

The night sky for March 2018 (Audio)
... bright city lights on a dark moonless night. These two small irregular dwarf galaxies orbit our Milky Way. The gravitational, pull of our galaxy, warps and distorts them - pulling away clouds of dust and gas and even stars to form the Magellanic Stream. The SMC and LMC are actually connecting by a bridge of neutral helium, suggesting they were once the same object. The Magellanic Clouds are the furthest objects away from home that we can see from our backyards in the southern hemisphere. G - Th...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201803/ - [Duration: 20:43, 9.5 MB]

The news - March 2018 (Audio)
This month in the news: the most distant supernova ever discovered, the discovery of some of the most massive black holes in the universe and water content in the TRAPPIST-1 planets.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201803/ - [Duration: 05:58, 2.8 MB]

The news - March 2017 (Audio)
This month in the news: seven exciting new planets and the rise and fall of emergent gravity
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201703/ - [Duration: 10:35, 4.9 MB]

The news - June 2016 (Audio)
In the news this month: MACHOS return, Martian tsunamis and an inflatable space station.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201606/ - [Duration: 10:13, 4.7 MB]

The night sky for June 2016 (Audio)
... you enjoy clear and dark skies so that you can see the stars and always remember that we are made of the same star dust as they are! Kia Kaha and clear skies from the Space Place at Carter Observatory in Aotearoa New Zealand and since the new year will start soon, Nga Mihi o Te Tau Hou.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201606/ - [Duration: 28:25, 13.0 MB]

The night sky for September 2016 (Audio)
... northern sky after dark. Deneb is harder to see, just skirting along the horizon from northern parts of the country. Between Vega and Altair is Albireo, or Beta Cygni, the beak star, marking the head of the swan. Although it appears as a single star to the naked eye, Albireo is in fact a double star and a lovely sight in a small telescope because of the easily seen contrast in colour between blue and gold components. The two stars are 35 arcseconds apart, meaning they are separated by 60 times t...
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201609/ - [Duration: 19:16, 8.9 MB]

The news - May 2015 (Audio)
... detect lunchtime and dark matter is mapped
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201505/ - [Duration: 07:07, 3.4 MB]

The news - October 2017 (Audio)
This month in the news: LIGO-VIRGO and Arecibo Observatory
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201710/ - [Duration: 06:43, 3.1 MB]

The night sky for March 2016 (Audio)
... of stars. Clear and dark skies from Space Place at Carter Observatory here in the southern hemisphere. Special Thanks go to the amazing Rhian Sheehan, Peter Detterline, Chief Astronomer of the Mars Society, Alan Gilmore from University of Canterbury and to Toa Nutone Wii Te Arei Waaka from the Society for Maori Astronomy and Traditions.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201603/ - [Duration: 26:31, 12.2 MB]

The news - May 2012 (Audio)
... different galaxies, and dark matter is lacking in our solar neighbourhood.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201205/ - [Duration: 06:19, 2.9 MB]

The news - April 2016 (Audio)
This month in the news: FRBs repeat, FRBs are localised and Astro-H is named, but then lost.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201604/ - [Duration: 08:50, 4.1 MB]

The news - April 2011 (Audio)
In the news this month: The expansion of the Universe, a mature cluster found at high redshift and the latest pictures of the Moon's far side.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201104/ - [Duration: 06:36, 3.0 MB]

The news - December 2012 (Audio)
In the news this month: Evidence for a ginormous black hole in a comparatively small galaxy, superluminous supernovae at high redshift and evidence from Messenger for water on Mercury.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201212/ - [Duration: 10:04, 4.6 MB]

The news - April 2014 (Audio)
In the news this month: BICEP2 flexes its muscles.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201404/ - [Duration: 06:57, 3.2 MB]

The news - January 2015 (Audio)
This month in the news: Mars belches, and the Planck spacecraft mimics van Gogh.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201501/ - [Duration: 04:55, 2.3 MB]

The news - October 2013 (Audio)
This month in the news: we get to the core of the matter.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201310/ - [Duration: 06:33, 3.1 MB]

The news - February 2011 (Audio)
In the news this month: A round-up of some highlights from the 217th meeting of the American Astronomical Society held in Seattle during January.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201102/ - [Duration: 09:20, 4.3 MB]

The news - October 2015 (Audio)
In the news this month: a new state of affairs on Mars, gravitational waves revisited and Indian astronomy takes flight
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201510/ - [Duration: 08:33, 3.9 MB]

The news - August 2011 (Audio)
In the news this month: Swift spots a new type of gamma ray burst, nuclear network spots a meteoric fireball and launch of a new space telescope
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201108/ - [Duration: 06:41, 3.1 MB]

The news - September 2013 (Audio)
This month in the news: Gamma-Ray Bursts and Flickering stars.
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/201309/ - [Duration: 06:59, 3.2 MB]

The news - June 2009 (Audio)
In the news this month: evidence for the origins of millisecond pulsars; the puzzle of crystalline silicates in comets; and Fermi sheds light on high energy cosmic rays
http://www.jodcast.net/archive/200906/ - [Duration: 09:02, 4.2 MB]

 
 
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