Interviews about Space Science

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

29 December 2016

The science of how things spin and bounce...

28 November 2016

Could we search for DNA in space?

18 November 2016

How do you navigate an empty craft through millions of miles of space?

18 November 2016

How ancient mariners managed to get around, with help from coconuts!

07 November 2016

Roswell High, Area 51 and Redndlesham Forest - all are places were aliens have been reported...

07 November 2016

When we're searching for life in our universe, what are we looking for?

07 November 2016

Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us on a journey through the universe and questions what intelligence is...

07 November 2016

...but if we can't travel to them, will the discovery be all that profound?

25 October 2016

Astrophysicist Duncan Forgan describes it as the most exciting mission since Hubble; so what is it that sets Gaia apart...

25 October 2016

Surprisingly, scientists are using GCSE maths to figure out where the stars are in our galaxy...

25 October 2016

Where's it going? And what's it doing? Here's a whistlestop tour of the probe...

24 October 2016

As the sun sets in Cambridge, Chris Smith steps outside the studio with Paul Fellows to examine the state of our night...

24 October 2016

There are many reasons to be reducing excess lighting. But is it feasible to roll out over large areas?

20 September 2016

Could the phases of the moon affect earthquakes?

20 September 2016

What is the Gaia mission and how did it come about in the first place?

20 September 2016

Part 1 of George Seabroke's poem Gaia.

20 September 2016

What are the instruments on board Gaia and how do they work?

20 September 2016

What will happen to all the data that has been collected by Gaia?

20 September 2016

Part 2 of George Seabroke's poem Gaia.

20 September 2016

What will Gaia do for the future of space research?

23 August 2016

To assure a level of research quality, science is put to the test using the peer review process...

11 August 2016

Top tips to find your own hunk of space metal...

11 August 2016

Rosetta has managed to sniff the comet 67P and scientists have reconstructed what it smells like...

11 August 2016

Spot the difference: Meteor, meteorite, meteroid, comet, asteroid...