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The monthly astronomy podcast from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The monthly astronomy podcast from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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United Kingdom

Description:

The monthly astronomy podcast from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Astronomy events of the 21st Century

1/19/2022
January 2022 marks the 200th issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine. To celebrate, astronomers Pete Lawrence and Paul Abel look back on their favourite memories of observing the night sky since issue #1 launched in 2005. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:18

Interview: Astrobiologist Nicol Caplin

12/30/2021
European Space Agency astrobiologist and Deep Space Exploration Scientist Dr Nicol Caplin discusses the search for life beyond Earth, and how our planet's microorganisms are helping humans push further into space. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:38:29

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, January 2022

12/23/2021
What's coming up in the night sky in the month of January 2022.Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:23:57

Launch of the James Webb Space Telescope

12/20/2021
As the James Webb Space Telescope prepares to launch on 22 December, we take a look at what the telescope has to offer. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:37:02

Interview: Astronaut Nicole Stott

12/2/2021
The former NASA astronaut ponders the fragile beauty of our home planet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:39:04

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, December 2021

11/25/2021
BBC Sky at Night Magazine's guide to the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's night sky in December 2021. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:02

Deflecting asteroids with NASA's DART mission

11/18/2021
Can we stop an asteroid from hitting Earth? That's what NASA's DART mission is about to investigate See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:19:30

Interview: How to see the Northern Lights

11/8/2021
Aurora-hunter Tom Kerss reveals how to see the phenomena for yourself. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:46

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, November 2021

10/31/2021
BBC Sky at Night Magazine's guide to the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's night sky in November 2021. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:25

Interview: Astronaut Nora Al Matrooshi

10/24/2021
We speak to the UAE’s first female astronaut. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:18:57

Remembering Rosetta

10/21/2021
We take a look back at what ESA's Rosetta mission taught us about comets as the comet it spent two years exploring - 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko - returns into the inner Solar System. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:26:26

Interview: Natalie Starkey talks space volcanoes

10/7/2021
Cosmochemist Natalie Starkey discusses the volcanoes of the Solar System. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:36:05

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, October 2021

9/29/2021
What to see in the northern hemisphere night sky throughout October 2021. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:35:43

Interview: UK astronaut Tim Peake

9/24/2021
The British astronaut discusses life on the International Space Station and getting human feet on Mars. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:36:10

Perseverance: 200 sols on Mars

9/17/2021
NASA's Perseverance rover and the Ingenuity helicopter scout have been on Mars for 200 sols. We find out what they've been up to. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:40:00

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, September 2021

8/26/2021
A guide to September 2021’s night sky in the northern hemisphere. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:25:42

Interview: The largest radio telescope in the world

8/19/2021
Astrophysicist Carole Mundell reveals how the Square Kilometre Array will explore the secrets of the cosmos. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:36:15

Telescopes that changed astronomy

8/12/2021
From Galileo's refractor, to the Hubble Space Telescope, to the JWST - there have been some telescopes that have changed how we look at the night sky. Transcript: https://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/podcasts/podcast-telescopes-that-changed-astronomy/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:44:25

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, August 2021

7/29/2021
A guide to August 2021’s night sky in the northern hemisphere. This month Jupiter and Saturn reach opposition, and the Perseid meteor shower appears. Transcript:https://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/podcasts/star-diary/august-2021/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:00

Interview: How to make a Universe from scratch

7/23/2021
Particle physicist Dr Harry Cliff traces the building blocks of the cosmos back to the Big Bang. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:34