About This Show
Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space 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.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Podcast Extra: Galaxies, Work Placement Opportunities & Diversity in Science.
In this podcast extra episode, released during Pride month, we return to this April’s European Week of Astronomy and Space Science where we spoke to Dr Ashley Spindler to find out more about: galaxy evolution, the evolution of galaxy structures and star formation from the MaNGA project using Sloan Digital Sky Survey data South East Physics Network placement opportunities for post graduate students the challenges and obstacles that still exist for the LGBT community in the workplace and education efforts to make science environments more open and welcoming to all people. Ashley can also be found at @Ashley_Nova_ on Twitter.Read more »
Rated 5 out of
One of my staple astronomy podcasts
I listen to this podcast from its beginnings several years ago and it has always been something I look forward to at the beginning of each month. The show is hosted by Jen (Welsh ladies first), Ralph and Paul who bring sometimes heavy astronomy and science topics to the listener with great humour and and a wealth of STEM outreach know how. The interviews with famous astronauts and scientists are one of a kind and make it worthwhile to sift through the old episodes. The team is also behind Astrocamp that is a star party event held in the Welsh wilderness...
The show comes with a health warning. Should you be partial to conspiracy theories, be a Flatearther, or simply have a problem with Yorkshire comedy and cricket you may take a ticket out of the hat of woo or simply pop a valium and binge listen to the show. I for my part love it....
Date published: 2018-06-19