Interviews about Space Science

Interviews about space science, astronomy, rockets, planets, galaxies, stars...

19 April 2011

In this week's Planet Earth, Sue Nelson has been along to find out about a European Space Agency mission called...

25 March 2011

What goes on at an Institute of Astronomy open day? Carolin Crawford explains what happens once the doors are opened...

25 March 2011

Dr Dan Stark explains what we're looking for at the very edge of our observational limits...

25 March 2011

How do you communicate the concept of the Cosmic Microwave Background to families and children. Andrew Pontzen...

25 March 2011

Louise Ogden continues her series looking at our large telescopes by introducing the Chandra x-ray observatory...

20 March 2011

Brian Greene, author of "The Hidden Reality" explains the possibility and probability of there being more...

25 February 2011

Fact Impact: All you need to know about the Milky Way...

25 February 2011

The James Webb Space Telescope, planned for launch in 2014, will be NASA's scientific successor to Hubble. With a...

25 February 2011

NASA describes Kepler as their first mission capable of finding Earth-size planets around other stars – and it’s doing...

25 January 2011

The first stars ended the dark ages of the universe pouring heat, light and heavier elements into an otherwise cold,...

25 January 2011

Gamma ray flashes seemingly coming from thunderstorms have been a mystery since first being identified in 1994. Now,...

25 January 2011

All you need to know about relativity...

23 January 2011

Antimatter is usually thought of as being rather mysterious. But in fact, it is much more abundant than you might...

19 December 2010

We explore the importance of understanding ancient and aboriginal astronomy...

19 December 2010

We visit the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, and discover a collection of Mars Globes and the story they tell...

19 December 2010

All you need to know about the Hubble Space Telescope...

06 December 2010

The discovery of bacteria that can not only survive in waters rich in toxic arsenic, but actually use it as part of it...

25 November 2010

The Herschel-ATLAS survey has identified a number of galaxies acting as lenses, magnifing distant galaxies and allowing...

25 November 2010

The International Space Station celebrated a decade of human habitation this month. We find out what life in orbit is...

25 November 2010

Get the high-speed low-down on Saturn and it's enigmatic rings...

31 October 2010

Dr Andrew Howard explains how their observations suggest that up to one in five stars like our Sun may have Earth-like...

24 October 2010

The Earth is under constant bombardment by a 1 million mile per hour maelstrom of charged particles that continuously...

24 October 2010

Astronomers have confirmed the sighting of the most distant galaxy ever recorded. It's light was emitted when the...