Astronomy

03 August 2008

Astronomer Royal Professor Lord Martin Rees tells us about Earth, the Universe and Everything - from the Big Bang to...

01 June 2008

Last week's show was all about Mars, just hours before the Phoenix mission was due to land. So did it touch down...

25 May 2008

We talk to a scientist who thinks he has found some parts of the asteroid, still in orbit, which killed the dinosaurs.

25 May 2008

Meera goes to visit Martin Towner at the Planetary and Space Sciences Research Institute at the Open University to...

25 May 2008

We talk with William Boynton, in charge of Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyser aboard Phoenix, about the imminent landing...

25 May 2008

When the Phoenix lander arrives on Mars, what can it expect to see? And what processes shaped the face of Mars as we...

13 April 2008

Here's a question: The universe is a big place and if you only have a small number of telescopes with which to...

13 April 2008

Is the sun responsible for our warming climate? Have we been blaming carbon dioxide, when our own sun is the guilty...

13 April 2008

Solar flares can have devastating effects here on Earth, but how do we study them, and what do they do to us?

16 March 2008

Fancy a Holiday in Space? If you can afford it, it could be possible very soon...

09 March 2008

We're joined by Rick Fienburg from Sky and Telescope magazine, with news about the night sky...

20 January 2008

Each week we bring you one of Cambridge University's 'Rising Stars' - young researchers bringing you the...

18 November 2007

We talk to Kevin Fong who is a space physiologist about the problems associated with actually living in space.

18 November 2007

Colin sent us a rock he thought was a meteorite, we visit the natural history museum to find out if he is right.

18 November 2007

Brian won a share of the five hundred thousand dollar prize for his discovery that the universe is expanding as it ages...

18 November 2007

Case works on the Southern African Large Telescope a huge 11m telescope which can see better than the Hubble Space...

03 June 2007

This week, Chelsea finds out what rock music sounds like on other planets, and Bob uses lasers to simulate the...

27 May 2007

Terry Hurford tells us about a geyser on one of Saturns moons so powerful it puts water into one of Saturn's rings.

27 May 2007

Dr Carolin Crawford tell us about how galaxies form, the early days of the universe and the heart of the Milky Way

27 May 2007

Maggie Turnbull tells us about her shortlist of potentially habitable planets - prime targets for the Search for Extra...

17 December 2006

Colin Humphreys details his theories about what the star of Bethlehem really was and when it could have appeared.