Interviews about Space Science

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

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...

11 August 2016

Graihagh made it her mission to find out as much as possible about Connie's winnings. But first, how did Connie...

26 July 2016

Are Teflon and Velcro really products of NASA's missions to space?

18 July 2016

With its strong radiation belts, polar auroras and red spot, Jupiter is a bit of an enigma...

18 July 2016

Photographing the gas giants with astrophographer Roger Hutchinson...

18 July 2016

Juno rockets to Jupiter and deputy principle investigator of the mission explains how much of a feat this is...

23 June 2016

Could Tim Peake's mission be responsible for rocketing the next generation to the Moon?

23 June 2016

Are we racing to the Moon? Who are the contenders? And why the Moon over Mars?

23 June 2016

The Russian's metal ball was propelled into orbit in 1957 and everyone watched with awe and unease...