Astronomy Podcasts

10 August 2014

Space Boffins speak to the last man to ever set foot on the Moon, Gene Cernan.

10 July 2014

How do you orbit a comet? Set up a government in space or rescue a space shuttle crew?

10 June 2014

How to build a the ultimate spaceship, what it's like to drown in space and Google's new satellite.

10 May 2014

Virtual rides into space, why Scotland needs a spaceport and the incoming asteroid with Earth's name on it...

10 April 2014

The Space Boffins are joined by UK minister Vince Cable on a visit to a Mars mock-up on Earth, and talk to shuttle...

10 March 2014

This month, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and the challenge of looking for space aliens and why they...

10 February 2014

We meet a prototype Exo Mars rover on location at Airbus Defence & Space in Stevenage, reports on Urthecast aboard...

10 January 2014

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham meet astronaut Chris Hadfield.

25 December 2013

Meera Senthilingam takes a tour of the South African Large Telescope (SALT) and neighbouring facilities.

10 December 2013

The Space Boffins have a lunar love-in featuring Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell and studio guests David Baker and...

25 November 2013

The Space Boffins report from the UK control room of the Mars SAFER field trial as scientists operate an ExoMars rover...

08 November 2013

Sue reports from the UK control room of the Mars SAFER field trial as scientists operate an ExoMars rover prototype.

25 October 2013

As Comet ISON draws near to its close approach with the Sun in November, much uncertainty remains over how brilliant it...

10 October 2013

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham undergo G forces with a special podcast from QinetiQ's centrifuge.

25 September 2013

Dominic Ford reports from the European Planetary Science Congress, where he heard about the latest misisons to Mars and...

10 September 2013

The space boffins present a special Mars-themed podcast.

25 August 2013

This autumn, the Gaia spacecraft will be launched on a mission to find out where the Milky Way's stars came from.

10 August 2013

The Space Boffins are joined by a cosmic hedgehog with a report from NOAA's space weather centre in Colorado.

25 July 2013

In a special episode of Naked Astronomy I travel to the UK's biggest annual astronomy meeting to catch up on the...

10 July 2013

Space Boffins Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson go to a comet, Mars and into space.

25 June 2013

How much detail can amateur astronomers see on Jupiter, and how can space scientists use this to probe the Solar System...

10 June 2013

A full, frank and funny interview with Tim Peake, Richard goes inside NASA's 'crazy ideas', and Sue...

25 May 2013

The processes that can trigger a galaxy to double in brightness

10 May 2013

The Space Boffins visit Europe's largest space company and find out how to get rid of space junk.