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New Horizons and event horizons

Thu Jan 24, 2019

 

In the latest episode of Radio Astronomy, the BBC Sky at Night Magazine team look at the recent Chinese lunar mission Chang’e 4, discuss the New Horizons flyby of Ultima Thule and wonder why a black hole isn’t as strong as a fridge magnet.

Plus, they speak to Martin Harwit, astrophysicist and author of Cosmic Discovery, about how some of the most important astronomical discoveries were made.

 

All our podcasts are available via iTunes and PodBean.

 

Podcast Archive

Jan 2016: Tim Peake’s Tea

Wed Jan 20, 2016

This month: Making a brew on the ISS, the spots of Ceres explained, Martian concrete (yes, really) and advice on viewing Jupiter

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Dec 2015: Colin Pillinger’s legacy

Wed Dec 9, 2015

This month: Jon Culshaw discusses Colin Pillinger’s legacy, advice on imaging the Geminids and why Mars may lose a Moon.

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What next for Patrick Moore’s house?

Mon Nov 2, 2015
This month: the jets of Enceladus, the fate of Patrick Moore’s home in Selsey, plus a handful of IAPY winners give us their astrophoto advice.
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October 2015 podcast

Tue Sep 29, 2015

orbital rover tests, the spots of Ceres, illusions on Mars and a chat with IAPY judge Ed Robinson.

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September 2015 podcast

Thu Aug 20, 2015

This month: the latest agricultural efforts onboard the ISS and death of the Universe.

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August 2015 podcast

Mon Jul 20, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky At Night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest astronomy news and chat to astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell.

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July 2015 podcast

Wed Jun 24, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky At Night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest astronomy news and chat to Rosetta project scientist Matt Taylor.

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June 2015 podcast

Thu May 21, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky at night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest astronomy news and chat to the Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees.

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May 2015 podcast

Fri Apr 17, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest news and get an insider’s view of the 2015 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition from judge Marek Kukula.

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April 2015 Podcast

Wed Mar 25, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest news and find out how the Slooh Community Observatory caters to armchair astronomers.

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