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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

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 4 to 10 July

7/3/2022
This week, we take a look at the full Moon – which is a supermoon this month – as it tracks its way across the night sky. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:09:06

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 27 June to 3 July

6/26/2022
A parade of planets, Earthshine and a stellar occultation, as we run down what you can see in the night sky this week. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:13:01

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence

6/24/2022
Could there be life beyond Earth? Microbial life existing elsewhere in the Universe seems likely, but what about an intelligent civilisation? How are scientists searching for them, and what would it mean for planet Earth if we made contact with an alien species? In this episode, the SETI Institute’s Franck Marchis talks astrobiology, exoplanets and what he really thinks about UFOs. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:38:09

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 20 to 26 June

6/19/2022
A handful of planets, Earthshine and a comet are all in this weeks episode, where we list the best things to see in this week's night sky. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:12:26

Space Women: Maggie Aderin-Pocock

6/15/2022
Presenter of The Sky at Night, Maggie Aderin Pocock, talks us through her career and her lifelong obsession with the Moon Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:17:31

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 13 to 19 June

6/12/2022
Supermoons, stargazing with Antares and a planetary parade in this week's episode, where we tell you the best things in the night sky this week. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:20:02

Star Diary: What's in the night sky from 6 to 12 June

6/5/2022
The craters of the Moon; double stars and the Moon's progress across the stars – We run down the best things to see in the sky this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:11:00

Star Diary: What's in the night sky from 30 May to 5 June

5/27/2022
The Planets; the twins of Gemini - Castor and Pollux; the Moon. We run down the best things to see in the sky this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:12:16

What is dark energy?

5/27/2022
Cosmologist Dr Eva-Maria Mueller reveals how we know the expansion of the Universe is accelerating, what this 'dark energy' might be, and how we can hope to solve the mystery. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:34:13

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 23 to 29 May 2022

5/22/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 23 to 29 May 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:12:55

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 16 to 22 May 2022

5/15/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 16 to 22 May 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:08:34

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 9 to 15 May 2022

5/8/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 9 to 15 May 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:11:34

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 2 to 8 May 2022

5/1/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from 2 to 8 May 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:11:44

Hubble, James Webb and life beyond Earth

4/29/2022
NASA’s Dr Richard Barry discusses the science of space telescopes, the hunt for distant worlds and why finding life beyond Earth is an inevitability. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:36:43

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 25 April to 1 May 2022

4/24/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 25 April to 1 May 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:14:37

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 18 to 24 April 2022

4/18/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 18 to 24 April 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:11:28

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 11 to 17 April 2022

4/11/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 11 to 17 April 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:15:47

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 4 to 10 April 2022

4/4/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 4 to 10 April 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:14:22

What happens if someone dies in space?

4/1/2022
Who upholds the law in space? Are astronauts governed by the same laws as those of us on Earth? Do we need a new cosmic constitution to cover future missions to the Moon or Mars? This episode, space law expert Prof Chris Newman talks post-launch legislation. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:29

Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 28 March to 3 April 2022

3/28/2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 28 March to 3 April 2022. Transcript See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:12:39