Astronomy Podcasts

10 January 2017

Hubble's replacement, ballooning to the edge of the Earth and sex in space...

25 December 2016

Light is ubiquitous thanks to modern technology, and the night has never been more bright...

10 December 2016

In a bumper end of year special, Space Boffins features Buzz Aldrin, last man on the...

25 November 2016

If life is common in the universe, where is it? Graihagh Jackson tackles Fermi's paradox.

14 November 2016

Space Boffins' Sue Nelson was at ESA mission control recently when the ExoMars...

25 October 2016

Why is everyone excited about Gaia? What's so exciting about this probe? Graihagh Jackson investigates...

10 October 2016

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham are on Mars...

10 September 2016

Dee O'Hara recals what it was like to work with America's first astronauts...

25 August 2016

... and Graihagh Jackson made it her mission to find out about this hunk of space rock.

10 August 2016

Space Boffins are at the Blue Dot festival where they hear music from Cern's cosmic piano.

25 July 2016

Juno reaches Jupiter in a death-defying mission through radiation belts but what now?

10 July 2016

This month: Jupiter's Juno mission, the magical world of Pluto and spacewalking.

25 June 2016

... and should we? Or should we be looking further afield to Mars?

10 June 2016

Captain Gene Cernan and Rusty Schweickart join the Space Boffins at Spacefest in Tucson...

25 May 2016

When you look up and see thousands of stars, do you ever wonder what you are looking at?

10 May 2016

This month the Space Boffins get to grips with general relativity...

25 April 2016

On 9 May, Mercury will be seen as a black dot silhouetted against the Sun...

10 April 2016

Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham bring news of space sofas and Martian sunsets...

25 March 2016

This month, we turn our instruments inwards and look back at planet Earth...

10 March 2016

The legendary Apollo 11 astronaut reveals his thoughts on the red planet...

25 February 2016

Gravitational waves are beginning to unlock the secrets of the universe...

10 February 2016

This month on Space Boffins, it's all things rovers...

25 January 2016

When did time begin? Was it with the Big Bang or was there something before?

10 January 2016

What happens when you need surgery but are living aboard the International Space Station?