Interviews about Space Science

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

19 February 2016

Everyone is talking about how great the discovery is but does it have any applications?

19 February 2016

In 2013, BICEP annouced they had found gravitational waves. How are these different to what LIGO have found?

19 February 2016

Given that these gravitational waves only distort spacetime by less than the width of a proton, how did were they...

19 February 2016

Last September, LIGO found a blip on their radars, which they later verified were gravitational waves, but where did...

19 February 2016

Scientists annouced the detection of these elusive ripples in spacetime but what are they? And why has it taken so long...

08 February 2016

Recently, there has been growing excitement that Einstein's 'Gravitational Waves' might have been...

02 February 2016

We say goodbye to the lander that bounced its way to fame across the surface of comet 67P.

25 January 2016

Do black holes obliterate what falls into them, or do they leave a faint ghost of the structure of what they have...

25 January 2016

How the world's telescopes are joining forces to try and see the unseeable: the shadow cat by the event horizon...

25 January 2016

Black holes light up the Universe by creating quasars, which can in turn affect how galaxies evolve.

25 January 2016

Event horizons, singularities and time dilation: we get to the bottom of the weird physics of black holes.

25 January 2016

Time seems to have a forward direction - eggs don't unscramble for example but in physics, that's not the...

25 January 2016

Time seems to have a clear and irreversible direction; physics doesn't recognise this though. This problem has...

25 January 2016

We can debate the matter endless within the realms of philosophy but what do current cosmological observations support?

19 January 2016

Where do winter, spring, summer and autumn come from?

19 January 2016

What caused the biggest explosion astronomers have ever seen? The evidence points to the cataclysmic death of a star.

22 December 2015

This year we tackled some pretty big questions, like when Graihagh Jackson asked, when did time begin?

22 December 2015

Christmas is the perfect time to relax in front of a festive film, but this December there is one film that has been on...

22 December 2015

How do astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) enjoy Christmas dinner?

21 December 2015

The Kuiper Belt is a cloud of dust that is home to Pluto, but what else do we know about it?

21 December 2015

In October we spent a whole month planning our Naked Scientists trip to Mars, here's a snapshot of what we got up...

15 December 2015

Ceres strange white spots have been demystified this week and it might hold clues as to the asteroid's origins...

08 December 2015

Gravitational waves were predicted by Einstein's theory of general relativity but they have never been detected...

20 November 2015

The process of planet formation by gradual dust accumulation is well-known, but it's never been witnessed until...