Interviews about Space Science

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

25 January 2016

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

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...

17 November 2015

Water on the earth is easy to spot but there is also a lot beneath the surface and some of this is very very old.

17 November 2015

The Square Kilometre Array show's just how big data can get and the challenges that come with it.

02 November 2015

Modelling of Saturn's moon Enceladus has revealed that there could be hydrogen - a vital food source for microbes...

27 October 2015

Human space travel is dangerous and expensive but its ability to inspire justifies the costs...

27 October 2015

What did the moon landings teach us about why humans go to space?

27 October 2015

Should we travel to Mars to establish another base for humanity and give ourselves more chances for survival?

27 October 2015

Is science a good enough reason to send humans to Mars? Or are robots safer and cheaper?

19 October 2015

How would society function on a small, dangerous planet over 30 million miles away from Earth?

19 October 2015

How would Martian settlers diagnose illnesses without the luxury of hospital equipment?

19 October 2015

What would day-to-day life actually be like in a Mars settlement?

19 October 2015

What would the surface of Mars be like to live on?

12 October 2015

There's the radiation, the microgravity and even sound waves to think about when sending humans to the Red Planet.

12 October 2015

Cosmic radiation can be deadly, especially if a solar storm hits. How can we protect astronauts once they leave the...