Interviews about Space Science

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

26 May 2016

Have you ever wondered what the Sun is made of?

26 May 2016

The Sun is 4.6 billion years old but how did it get there?

26 May 2016

How we're about to get closer to our Sun than ever before using ground up bones...

26 May 2016

When it comes to stellar death, it's go big or go home...

23 May 2016

Mars was once home to enormous tidal waves, new evidence suggests.

06 May 2016

Watching planets cross the sun was hugely important in understanding the scale of our universe but why do scientists...

22 April 2016

Exoplanets may yield clues as to whether there might be life somewhere out there. But they're so far away, so why...

22 April 2016

How we study planets beyond our own solar system...

22 April 2016

On 9 May, Mercury will be seen as a black dot silhouetted against the Sun…but why are scientists so excited about it?

19 April 2016

The Japanese team have lost contact with the quarter of a billion dollar satellite but what happened?

29 March 2016

One day, satellites will help us explore the Moon and Mars...

29 March 2016

It's been over 50 years since this satellite launched and its long-since been decommisioned but what happens when...

29 March 2016

Why, when the rest of us have been sat in an economic downturn, has the satellite industry been booming?

29 March 2016

Europe's Galileo will soon be operational, providing us with much more accurate navigation but why do we need it?

29 March 2016

Space is one tough cookie to crack but there's now 3,000 satellites up there, so how have we done it?

20 March 2016

We're sending another probe to Mars! But why are we going back?

20 March 2016

NASA plans to set fire to a space station, simply to find out what will happen.

15 March 2016

It's time to test the scientists' general science knowledge with a round of fact or fiction.

26 February 2016

Einstein predicted gravitational waves a century ago with the publication of his theory of general relativity. But what...

26 February 2016

LIGO directly detected gravitational waves for the first time, but how did they do it?

26 February 2016

There's been a lot of excitement surrounding the discovery but how does this fit within our wider ideas about...

26 February 2016

Back in 2013, BICEP claimed to have detected gravitational waves, but the discovery has since been disputed....

26 February 2016

Gravitational waves made a big splash around the world but why has their detection revolutionised astronomy and physics?

19 February 2016

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