A podcast about astronomy including the latest news, what you can see in the night sky, interviews with astronomers and more. It is created by astronomers from The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank for anyone interested in things out of this world.

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  • May 2015 Extra

    May 2015 Extra: Shut That Door!

    Shut That Door! In the show this time, Emily Petroff explains how to tell the difference between an extragalactic radio burst and a microwave oven, Dr Joe Zuntz reveals the preliminary results of the Dark Energy Survey in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to May 2015 Extra.

    Cover art credit: ESA/Hubble

  • May 2015

    May 2015: Sleuths

    In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Ignas Snellen about finding exoplanets from the ground, Ian rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the May night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to May 2015.

    Cover art credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage team,A.Nota and the Westerlund 2 Science team

  • April 2015 Extra

    April 2015 Extra: Buzzing

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr Matt Taylor about landing a probe on a comet and to Dr Buzz Aldrin about landing a person on the Moon, Jamie Sloan tells us about the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Iain McDonald in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to April 2015 Extra.

    Cover art credit: NASA

  • April 2015

    April 2015: Opposites

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Cormac Purcell about The Gum Nebula, Indy rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the April night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to April 2015.

    Cover art credit: Wikimedia Commons

  • March 2015 Extra

    March 2015 Extra: Spinning

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr Alastair Edge about active galaxy cluster centres, Dr Bob Watson tells us about the cosmic microwave background polarisation results from Planck and BICEP2 in this month's JodBite, and your astronomical questions are answered by Dr Iain McDonald in Ask an Astronomer. Listen to March 2015 Extra.

    Cover art credit: Luc Viatour / www.lucnix.be

  • March 2015

    March 2015: Bold

    In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Rowan Smith about star formation in the early and recent universe, Ian rounds up the latest news and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton. Listen to March 2015.

    Cover art credit: ESO/M.Kornmesser

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