Astronomy Podcasts

10 September 2017

This month, Space Boffins says goodbye to Cassini ahead of its grand finale...

10 August 2017

Celebrate 40 years of the Voyager mission with Space Boffins, plus there be genetically engineered space travellers in...

10 July 2017

Find out all about Europe's mission to Mercury!

10 June 2017

The Space Boffins return to our nearest planetary neighbour: Mars.

11 May 2017

Richard is at SETI in California to hunt space aliens with the institute’s chief astronomer, Seth Shostak. He also...

10 April 2017

Mission controllers, the man at the heart of Apollo 13 and a meeting with Dan Dare...

10 March 2017

SpaceX and NASA compete to get people back to the Moon, Richard meets a man who grows space tomatoes in human urine,...

10 February 2017

The Space Boffins are at Astrofest in London in front of a live audience. Guests include an Antarctic meteorite hunter...

25 January 2017

Elon Musk is aiming to have people on the Red Planet by 2024 so what will it be like for would-be Martians?

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?