Interviews about Space Science

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

09 February 2021

The United Arab Emirates' first space mission has just arrived in orbit around the red planet...

12 January 2021

2021 is set to be a jam-packed year for space science...

18 December 2020

The biggest telescope ever made, and what we plan to use it for

18 December 2020

The Space Boffins spoke to Mike back in January 2020

08 December 2020

How did Hayabusa recover a piece of an asteroid, and what will it teach us?

24 November 2020

Near earth objects that get a bit close for comfort, and what we can do about them

17 November 2020

Metalysis plan to convert dust on the moon into its constituent parts, metals and oxygen. How would it work?

10 November 2020

How fast are we going

03 November 2020

Astronomers have discovered water on the sunlit side of the moon...

20 October 2020

Could a newly spotted object in space actually be a fragment of our past?

13 October 2020

Meet the winning discoveries: Hepatitis C, the gene editing technique CRISPR, and a supermassive black hole...

22 September 2020

Scientists have detected a gas in Venus' atmosphere that they can't explain...

15 September 2020

Space scientist Katie Mack and space journalist Richard Hollingham talk space science with Chris Smith...

08 September 2020

The square kilometre array is set to be the biggest telescope, but how does it work?

08 September 2020

We look at the telescope that's hoping to fill Hubble's sizable boots.

08 September 2020

Some telescopes don't use light, they use gravity...

08 September 2020

How did telescopes come into focus

11 August 2020

A key Mars mission - that we featured on the programme a few weeks ago - has gotten underway...

04 August 2020

Where on Earth can you get the best view of the heavens?

28 July 2020

What is spaghettification? How do you define the kilogram? Adam provides the trivia treats...

14 July 2020

Why are we sending a Mars rock back to Mars?

14 July 2020

How do you control something on another planet?

14 July 2020

What's going down on our Venusian neighbour?

14 July 2020

The skeleton of a planet, floating in space