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The Auld Reekie Astro What's Up Podcast explores recent media stories surrounding astronomy and space science. It is provided by those involved in active astronomical reseach and instrument development.

The Auld Reekie Astro What's Up Podcast explores recent media stories surrounding astronomy and space science. It is provided by those involved in active astronomical reseach and instrument development.
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United Kingdom

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The Auld Reekie Astro What's Up Podcast explores recent media stories surrounding astronomy and space science. It is provided by those involved in active astronomical reseach and instrument development.

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English


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Episode 39

9/2/2019
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This episode of "What's Up?" we are looking at new headlines, some of which were confusing ("Tardigrades on the Moon"), some were odd ("Killer Asteroid to skim Earth"), and some so fresh there isn't even a headline yet! Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All...

Duration:03:16:20

Episode 38

8/7/2019
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This episode of "What's Up?" we are looking at things in our celestial backgarden - planets and comets. With a special visit from Colin Snodgrass to discuss about the marvellous new "Comet Interceptor" mission. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions...

Duration:00:29:17

Episode 37

6/3/2019
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This episode of "What's Up?" we are discuss wrinkles on the Moon, upcoming Moon events (on both Earth and on the lunar surface), and the launch of the SpaceX Starlink cluster. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those...

Duration:00:34:57

Episode 36

4/29/2019
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This episode of "What's Up?" we are joined by Dr Megan Reiter to discuss the first image of a blackhole, interesting and innovative ways to examine data, and a mixture of recent space missions with differing levels of success. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All...

Duration:00:47:14

Episode 35

3/25/2019
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss historic flares, a historic Mars mission, and a historic cuddly toy. Listen Now! The song played in mission control was "I'll be Seeing You" by Billie Holiday. For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast...

Duration:00:37:34

Episode 34

2/25/2019
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In this episode of "What's Up?" we are discuss the new "Science of Fiction" podcast with one of it's presenter, Duncan Forgan, more about New Horizons latest target, and the bend in the Milky Way. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this...

Duration:00:24:47

Episode 33

1/28/2019
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In this episode of "What's Up?" we are discuss both past and recent missons to the Moon, as well as the early results from New Horizons target Ultima Thule. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those of the individual, and...

Duration:00:29:44

Christmas Special

12/14/2018
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In this special episode of "What's Up?" we discuss some highlights from the last year that William has set to a classic Christmas carol! Listen Now! You can watch the accompanying video here: For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those...

Duration:00:16:42

Episode 31

11/26/2018
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In this episode of "What's Up?" we are pondering the end of two fine missions, a new telescope possibly on a sacred hill, and giving a brief review of the film First Man. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those of the...

Duration:00:38:01

Episode 30

10/30/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we are joined by Dr Libby Jones to discuss the recent issues with the Hubble Space Telescope and Soyuz mission, as well as the discovery of a Goblin Dwarf. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as...

Duration:00:44:55

Episode 29

9/24/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss the newest updates about the SpaceX mission to the Moon, a hole in the ISS, and more discoveries about merging Neutron Stars. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those of the...

Duration:00:40:23

Episode 28

8/27/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss the discovery of liquid water on Mars (via Ali's holiday stories), the Parker Solar Probe, and the observations by the GRAVITY instrument of the centre of our galaxy. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed...

Duration:00:38:30

Episode 27

7/23/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss the new moons dicovered around Jupiter, a new image of the galactic centre for the MeerKAT telescope, and Neutrinos traced back to outside our galaxy. Listen Now! The MeerKAT image can be found here! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views...

Duration:00:38:56

Episode 26

6/25/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss the newly opened Higgs Centre for Innovation (and interview one of those involved in the centre), the MarCO cubesat mission, and the discovery of organic molecules on Mars. Listen Now! For more information on the Higgs Centre for Innovations, click here. For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source:...

Duration:00:37:54

Episode 25

5/28/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss the NASA InSight mission to Mars, an asteroid whose orbit raises some interesting questions, and discuss the process of reentry. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those of the...

Duration:00:31:10

Episode 24

4/30/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss the massive release of GAIA data (DR2), the launch of the TESS mission, and the discovery of a galaxy that lacks dark matter. Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those of the...

Duration:00:29:38

Episode 23

4/24/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss a recently approved space mission who shares it's name with a Disney character, a reinvention of some fishing equipment, and the soon to be open ESO Supernova Centre. Listen Now! You can find out more about the ESO Supernova Centre here. For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source:...

Duration:00:35:36

Episode 22

2/26/2018
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This episode of "What's Up?" we discuss the launch of several things in Space; the Falcon Heavy payload of a Tesla model S, and "The Humanity Star". Listen Now! For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle One” Source: https://soundcloud.com/free-intro-music/intro-eaglel-one All views and opinions expressed in this podcast as those of the individual, and do not represent those of the organisations...

Duration:00:32:08

Episode 21

1/29/2018
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In this episode of "What's Up?" we have chat about small satellites, medium sized space rocks, and massive stars, featuring an interview with Dr Chris Evans from the UK ATC. Listen Now! The news story mentioned in the interview is this one. For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. If you enjoyed the podcast, please consider leave us a review on iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro...

Duration:00:28:05

Episode 20

12/21/2017
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In this episode of "What's Up?" we have natter about 12 of our favourite astronomical things from the year past, which since it's Christmas, fits rather conveniently into a song! Listen Now! To see the video which accompanies the talk, click here. For more information on the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and the events on offer, click here. If you enjoyed the podcast, please consider leave us a review on iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts. Music by: Lino Rise Title: “Intro Eagle...

Duration:00:33:43