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Monthly astronomy news, interviews and questions. Created by astronomers.

Monthly astronomy news, interviews and questions. Created by astronomers.
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United States

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Monthly astronomy news, interviews and questions. Created by astronomers.

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English


Episodes

November 2018

11/9/2018
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Fixers. In the show this time, we talk to Richard Bower about simulating the Universe with the EAGLE project [06:32 - 29:05], Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news [01:42-06:22] and we find out what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [43:34 - 1:05:44].

Duration:01:08:00

October 2018

10/11/2018
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Monsters in the Studio. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Tony Irving about finding and studying Martian meteorites [06:40 - 23:26], Emma Alexander rounds up the latest news [01:37-06:31] and we find out what we can see in the October night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [45:08 - 63:18].

Duration:01:08:57

September 2018 Extra

9/27/2018
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In this Thai-themed special, we talk to Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum about NARIT, Princess Sirindhorn's visit to JBO and Thai/Manchester collaboration [21:14 - 35:49], Eamonn Kerins and Supachai Awiphan tell us about the SPEARNET collaboration in this month's JodBite [01:20 - 20:59], and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer [57:15 - 1:11:13]. Some additional footage of the visit (in Thai) is available here (autoplay video at link).

Duration:01:14:56

September 2018

9/14/2018
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An episode of beginnings! In the show this time, we talk to Emily Drabeck-Maunder about forming habitable planets [10:59 - 24:48], Mateusz Malenta rounds up the latest news [01:43-10:50] and we find out what we can see in the September night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez [48:14 - 1:08:03].

Duration:01:25:16

August 2018

8/7/2018
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Summer Patchwork, part II. In the show this time, we talk to Kunal Mooley about EM counterparts to gravitational waves [07:59 - 23:21], Jake Staberg Morgan rounds up the latest news [01:15-07:51] and we find out what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez [1:12:06 - 1:31:31].

Duration:01:34:45

July 2018

7/24/2018
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Absent Friends. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Christina Smith about Mars, Pluto and Canada [04:11 - 19:40], Nialh McCallum rounds up the latest news [00:47-03:53] and we find out what we can see in the July night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez [59:42 - 1:19:43].

Duration:01:21:56

June/July 2018 Extra

7/14/2018
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Originally titled 'Friends of Neutron Stars'. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Anna Watts about thermonuclear bursts on neutron stars [35:55 - 58:40], Benjamin Shaw tells us about a glitchy pulsar in this month's JodBite [02:40 - 35:45], and your astronomy questions are answered by Mateusz Malenta in Ask an Astronomer [1:23:00 - 1:36:28].

Duration:01:37:42

June 2018

6/8/2018
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The Golden Future. In the show this time, we talk to Daniele Michilli about the repeating fast radio burst and its environment [06:42.494 - 15:00.334], Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news [00:58.605-06:31.613] and we find out what we can see in the June night sky from Ian Morison, Gaby Perez [23:21.894 - 42:45.060].

Duration:00:41:44

EWASS/NAM 2018

5/16/2018
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In this special episode we have an EWASS/NAM extravaganza, brought to you from the floor of the cross-over event held in Liverpool in April 2018, where the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) met the UK's National Astronomy Meeting (NAM). We also have time for Tana Joseph to round up the latest news [02:13-06:37] and find out what we can see in the May night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez [1:05:21 - 1:24:46].

Duration:01:31:44

April 2018 Extra

4/28/2018
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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].

Duration:00:56:38

April 2018

3/31/2018
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Formerly known as the Jodcast! In the show this time, we talk to Fiona Healy about novae and the genesis of The Fiona Show , Fiona Healy rounds up the latest news [05:07 - 45:15][01:27 - 04:52] and we find out what we can see in the April night sky from Fiona Healy, Fiona Healy and Fiona Healy [1:02:56 - 1:30:35].

Duration:01:33:31

March 2018 Extra

3/19/2018
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Brains in Space. In the show this time, we talk to Helen Fraser about Laboratory astrophysics and astrochemistry [00:23:17.018 - 00:38:22.111], Dr Adam Avison tells us about Massive star formation and ALMA in this month's JodBite [00:01:03.686 - 00:23:09.421], and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer [01:02:28.369 - 01:09:22.366].

Duration:01:17:58

March 2018

3/1/2018
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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].

Duration:01:21:53

February 2018 Extra

2/20/2018
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Through a Lens. In the show this time, we talk to Hugo Messias about Gravitational lensing [34:50 - 1:01:41], Bob Watson tells us about Three decades of Cosmic Microwave Background(CMB) in this month's JodBite. [00:52 - 34:43], and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer [1:23:02 - 1:32:27].

Duration:01:37:13

February 2018

2/6/2018
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Still Standing. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Robert Minchin about how to do astronomy after a hurricane [08:23 - 39:45], Emma Alexander rounds up the latest news [02:38-08:13] and we find out what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [1:10:44 - 1:29:53].

Duration:01:34:32

January 2018

1/8/2018
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New Year, New Missions. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Allison Kirkpatrick about the use of infrared in the detection of star forming regions in other galaxies [07:33.158 - 24:33.561], Josh Hayes rounds up the latest news [01:38.213 - 07:10.960] and we find out what we can see in the January night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [52:25.286 - 01:08:17.891].

Duration:01:10:18

December 2017 Extra

12/20/2017
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Commencing countdown, engines on! In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Andrew Coates about the hunt for life in our Solar System [26:04 - 47:47], Dr. Iain McDonald tells us about stars, planets and chromosomes in this month's JodBite [04:45 - 25:56], and your astronomy questions are answered by Prof. Tim O'Brien in Ask an Astronomer [1:01:05 - 1:16:12].

Duration:01:31:30

December 2017

12/4/2017
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Rocky bodies are operating in this area! In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Romain Tartese about the upcoming PROSPECT lunar mission [07:37 - 22:15], Jake Morgan rounds up the latest news [00:48-07:30] and we find out what we can see in the December night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [49:41 - 1:10:17].

Duration:01:12:11

November 2017 Extra

11/22/2017
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Pulsars and beyond. In the show this time it is almost all about pulsars with most of the interviews from IAU 50 Years of Pulsars conference in September 2017 but first Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell joins to talk about Advocating for women in science [01:16.9 - 19:04.8], Rob Archibald and Emily Parent tells us about Pulsars [19:31.6 - 21:55.9],Rebecca McFadden talks about identifying pulsars with machine learning [22:05.1 - 25:23.9], Emma Osborne tells us about mountains on Neutron stars...

Duration:01:12:08

November 2017

11/7/2017
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... 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].

Duration:01:00:00