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What can you expect from TGP Nominal? Space, Science, Astronomy & Technology news, along side news from the world of Sci-Fi, whether it be on the big screen, small screen or in print, we will cover it. We hope to bring you guests from the Space, Science, Astronomy, Technology & Sci-Fi community to help "Edutain" our listeners. We also aim to bring you content from places of interest & social events related to Space, Science, Astronomy, Technology & Sci-Fi. From The National Space Centre to Movie collectors fairs, we will be there.

What can you expect from TGP Nominal? Space, Science, Astronomy & Technology news, along side news from the world of Sci-Fi, whether it be on the big screen, small screen or in print, we will cover it. We hope to bring you guests from the Space, Science, Astronomy, Technology & Sci-Fi community to help "Edutain" our listeners. We also aim to bring you content from places of interest & social events related to Space, Science, Astronomy, Technology & Sci-Fi. From The National Space Centre to Movie collectors fairs, we will be there.

Location:

Letchworth Garden City, United Kingdom

Description:

What can you expect from TGP Nominal? Space, Science, Astronomy & Technology news, along side news from the world of Sci-Fi, whether it be on the big screen, small screen or in print, we will cover it. We hope to bring you guests from the Space, Science, Astronomy, Technology & Sci-Fi community to help "Edutain" our listeners. We also aim to bring you content from places of interest & social events related to Space, Science, Astronomy, Technology & Sci-Fi. From The National Space Centre to Movie collectors fairs, we will be there.

Twitter:

@TGP_NOMINAL

Language:

English


Episodes

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - February Skies 2021

2/5/2021
Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy can't be with us this month, due to Covid-19. So joining Mark Taylor is TGP NOMINAL Honorary Crew Member, Founder of Twice Brewed Stargazing and Resident Astro-Photography Guru for UK Astronomy, 'Wil Cheung' to bring you his take on February Skies. Wil also talks about the Virtual Dark Skies Festivals he is involved with over the month. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit...

Duration:00:22:57

TGP NOMININAL 7.4

1/28/2021
Mark Taylor & John Berger are back with their usual Trans-Atlantic banter To bring you the latest news from two of the biggest franchises in the Sci-Fi world, Star Wars and Star Trek "So Buckle Up! and lets get this episode, launched into the Podisphere" Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-74 for more information about this episode

Duration:01:18:28

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - January Skies 2021

1/3/2021
Welcome to the first TGP NOMINAL Xtra of 2021! Once again Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy joins Mark Taylor, to give us his Sky Guide for the month ahead This month they chat about a Meteor Shower located between a tetrad of Constellations, a Triple Conjunction and the Crustaceous remnants of a Supernova “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-xtra-january-skies-2021 for more information about this episode

Duration:00:29:02

TGP NOMINAL 7.2 - Christmas Crossover 2020 (Part 1)

12/23/2020
Hello everybody and welcome to the 2020 Garbage POD / TGP NOMINAL Christmas Crossover. Because it's so huge, we have split it into 2 Parts. Regular listeners to The Garbage POD will know that we usually bring you our coverage of Aylesbury Town Council's Live In The Park Festival, during the Christmas Crossover. During Part 1, we would have been bringing you coverage of the 2020 event. However, like most things this year, COVID-19 put stop to the festivities. Or did it? Visit:...

TGP NOMINAL 7.3 - Christmas Crossover 2020 (Part 2)

12/23/2020
In part 2 of the Garbage POD / TGP NOMINAL 2020 Crossover We have Trans-Atlantic banter from your hosts 'Mark Taylor’ & ‘John Berger’ Singer / Songwriter & now Author 'Damian Carruthers' comes on board to talk about his Sci-Fi project We chat with 'Aston Smith', an incredible 8 year old, who decided to write a book about the Solar System, during the COVID-19 Lockdown 'Dan Pye' from the Kielder Observatory talks to us about his career as an Astronomer & Voice Over Artist Plus we have a...

Duration:01:49:25

TGP NOMINAL XTRA - DECEMBER SKIES 2020

12/5/2020
Welcome to the final TGP NOMINAL Xtra of 2020! Once again Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy joins Mark Taylor, to give us his Sky Guide for the month ahead. This month we have not 1 but 2 Meteor Showers A phenomenon that hasn't happened in 399 years. And finally, the guys are joined by Dan Pye from the Kielder Observatory, to talk about a Festive Celestial Body. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit...

Duration:00:24:44

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - November Skies 2020

11/1/2020
November is a time for seeing bright colours in the skies above the UK but we're not talking about Guy Fawkes Night in TGP NOMINAL Xtra Podcast. Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy joins Mark Taylor to give us his unique look at the Cosmos. Including some other brightly coloured objects that will be streaking across the skies, throughout the month. The guys also discuss Smartphone Astro-Photography and Ross reveals not one, not two but three celestial objects of the month. “So Buckle Up and...

Duration:00:36:11

TGP NOMINAL 7.1 - World Space Week 2020

10/3/2020
Welcome to TGP NOMINAL's annual World Space Week Podcast. In this episode we hear about NASA Solar System Ambassador and TGP NOMINAL Honorary Crew Member 'Janelle Harrier-Wilson' talking about the NASA Artemis Lunar Mission on local radio. Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy shows TGP NOMINAL's Mark Taylor around the 'Space Crafter' Mobile Observatory. Then Ross brings you his unique guide to the skies for the month ahead, from the cockpit of the 'Space Crafter' ​ Finally we are joined by...

Duration:01:05:16

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - September Skies 2020

9/6/2020
Welcome to another packed episode of TGP NOMINAL Xtra! Joining Mark Taylor once again is Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy to bring you his guide to the skies for September. The guys also discuss what connects Astronomy with Custom Cars, International Observe The Moon Night, The UK Astronomy "Space Crafter" Maiden Voyage and Pavement Astronomers "So Buckle Up & Let's Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere" Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-xtra-september-skies-2020...

Duration:00:34:21

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - August Skies 2020

8/2/2020
Welcome to another packed episode of TGP NOMINAL Xtra! Joining Mark Taylor once again is Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy to bring you his guide to the skies for August. The guys also discuss what the fuss is all about with Ophiuchus, The impact that C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) has had on the Astronomy community, and the latest updates about the UK Astronomy "Space Crafter" "So Buckle Up & Let's Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere" Visit:...

Duration:00:43:35

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - July Skies 2020

7/4/2020
Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy is back, to guide us through the skies for the month ahead. Not only that, Ross updates us on the progress of the "Space Crafter" Astronomy Van. And even though UK Astronomy aren't able to go out to Social Events, ​Ross talks about "Virtual" community projects that they are involved with. "So Buckle Up & Let's Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere" Visit: http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-xtra-july-skies-2020 for more information about...

Duration:00:25:51

TGP NOMINAL 6.6

6/27/2020
We're Back! After sorting out some technical issues, Mark & John bring you another packed episode of TGP NOMINAL. You can expect all the usual Trans-Atlantic banter from the guys, as they discuss everything from the British obsession with queuing to man made meteor showers. There might even be a cameo appearance. "So Buckle Up & Let's Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere" Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-66 for information about this episode.

Duration:01:14:23

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - June Skies 2020

6/6/2020
Astronomy has become one of the most popular pastimes during the Covid-19 Lockdown. So, to guide you through the skies during the month of June is Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy. Ross also chats with Mark Taylor about what is new for UK Astronomy. And they briefly touch on the NASA / SpaceX Demo-2 Mission. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit: http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-xtra-june-skies-2020 for more information about this episode.

Duration:00:39:38

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - May Skies 2020

5/3/2020
After a short Absence, UK Astronomy's Ross Hockham is back for another TGP NOMINAL Xtra Podcast. Guiding us through his unique look at the Cosmos during May. Everything from Plato's Hook to Noctilucent Clouds feature this month. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-xtra-may-skies-2020 for more information about this episode.

Duration:00:25:36

TGP NOMINAL 6.5 - PAX East 2020

4/27/2020
Welcome on board TGP NOMINAL, for coverage of our first and probably only convention of 2020. John Berger takes his annual pilgrimage to Boston Massachusetts for PAX East, the biggest gaming convention on the East Coast of the US. He chats with Mark Taylor about his highlights of the event, along with content that he recorded with independent game developers, publishers and creators. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit...

Duration:02:41:19

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - Star Wars Reactions

3/22/2020
John Berger and Mark Taylor catch up with all things Star Wars. They discuss everything from The Rise Of Skywalker to Star Wars Resistance. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” And May The Force Be With You! Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts for more information about this or any other episode.

Duration:00:28:14

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - Back Garden Astronomy Week 2020

3/8/2020
Ross Hockham from UK Astronomyis back for another episode of TGP NOMINAL Xtra, with updates on the progress of the UK Astronomy "Space Crafter" Mobile Observatory. In commemoration of Back Garden Astronomy Week, Ross also advises us about the night skies with his beginners guide to Astronomy. And Mark Taylor asks the questions that the average Joe might have about the pastime. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:51:20

TGP NOMINAL 6.4

2/22/2020
After a NOISY interruption, John Berger makes his return to TGP NOMINAL, for the first time since our Christmas Crossover. In this episode Mark Taylor and John Berger bring you the usual Trans-Atlantic banter that you expect from TGP NOMINAL, as they discuss everything from, Cookies in Space to Alien Fungi Bricks. "So Buckle Up & Let's Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere" Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts/tgp-nominal-64 for more information about this episode.

Duration:01:29:00

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - February Skies 2020

1/31/2020
It's February which means only one thing ... Valentines Day! But what has that got to do with TGP NOMINAL Xtra? Well, Ross Hockham from UK Astronomy explains all. As he takes us on a voyage through Greek Mythology that relates to the Cosmos. Ross tells us the latest news about the UK Astronomy Mobile Observatory. And becomes a bit Luna-Centric with his guide to the skies for the month ahead. “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit...

Duration:00:27:06

TGP NOMINAL Xtra - Pavo Goes To Batuu

1/17/2020
Welcome to this special edition of TGP NOMINAL Xtra! Podcaster and Star Wars Super Fan 'Pavo' comes on board to tell us about his pilgrimage to Star Wars - Galaxy's Edge Mark Taylor and Pavo first met at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 at London Excel. In the episode, the guys also discuss podcasting in general and what's new for Pavo and his Podcast Co-Host Neil “So Buckle Up and Let’s Launch This Episode Into The Podisphere” Visit http://tgpnominal.weebly.com/podcasts for more...

Duration:00:49:43