About This Show
Awesome Astronomy is a free monthly educational podcast to explore the frontiers of science and our evolving understanding of the universe.
Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and occasional podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
Most Recent Episode
Nick Howes on Life & Death in Space
7 days ago
This podcast extra features the talk given by Nick Howes at Spring 2015's AstroCamp about life and death in space. Nick takes us on a fascinating tour of our universe and explains: - Dangerous phenomena in the galaxy - Martian meteorites - The places in the solar system where life may exist - Exploring comets - The marvel of the Rosetta spacecraft - How comets are discovered and named - The Oort Cloud - home to a trillion comets - The potential for asteroid impacts - Comet Shoemaker Levy striking Jupiter