6 minutes | Feb 28, 2023
#52 Hundreds of years before GPS there was celestial navigation. Let's see how astronomy and some basic equipment kept old time mariners on course.
51 minutes | Feb 6, 2023
#51 NASA's astronaut class of 1978. We have a compelling chat with Meredith Bagby about this ground breaking group of space shuttle astronauts, and her fascinating book The New Guys
7 minutes | Dec 31, 2022
#50 We all love GPS, but what space science makes it work?
10 minutes | Nov 30, 2022
#49 The new Mars meteorite impact. NASA Insight has detected a new meteorite impact on Mars! Meteorite expert Greg Brennecka returns to talk about this breathtaking new discovery.
7 minutes | Oct 31, 2022
#48 Caroline Herschel - So much more than just the sister of the guy who discovered Uranus
6 minutes | Sep 30, 2022
#47 Have you ever heard of moonquakes? Let's take a look at how different they are from earthquakes.
8 minutes | Aug 31, 2022
#46 Meteorite expert Greg Brennecka returns to the podcast to talk about the Nadir crater. An exciting new discovery that could be a 66 million year old meteorite impact.
6 minutes | Jul 31, 2022
#45 NASA's Dragonfly mission to Saturn's moon, Titan. A drone is going to fly in the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon. Incredible!
7 minutes | Jun 30, 2022
#44 About that black hole at the centre of our galaxy... Now we've got a picture! Sagittarius A*
6 minutes | May 31, 2022
#43 Let's take a look at Sunspots. What are those darker spots on the surface of the sun?
7 minutes | Apr 30, 2022
#42 Pulsars. What are these incredible objects and what makes them pulse?
7 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
#41 Galileo. His observations in 1610 changed a lot of what we knew about astronomy. Let's see what he found.
6 minutes | Feb 28, 2022
#40 Binary stars. Would you believe that most of the stars we see aren't just single stars? Incredible I know!
31 minutes | Jan 31, 2022
#39 Meteorites! We meet with noted meteoriticist Greg Brennecka to talk meteorites, the origins of life on Earth, and his new book 'Impact'
7 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
#38 The amazing Mars Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter. Let's take a look at the Mars 2020 project
7 minutes | Nov 30, 2021
#37 What's in that unexpected gap between Mars and Jupiter? Let's take a look at the asteroid belt - a fascinating element of our solar system
8 minutes | Oct 31, 2021
#36 The Voyager spacecraft. Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are the furthest travelled objects ever made by humans. What did they find on the grand tour of the solar system? And where are they now?
6 minutes | Sep 30, 2021
#35 Planet Neptune. The most distant major planet in our solar system and the first to be located by mathematical calculations. Let's take a look.
6 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
#34 Planet Uranus. Is that how you say it? The ice giant that was the first planet that needed to be 'discovered'.