Astronomy Podcasts

25 November 2011

Can supernovae account for all of the oxygen in the universe? What happens to massive stars at the end of their lives?...

25 October 2011

What are the mysterious blue straggler stars? In this month's Naked Astronomy we'll find out why some stars...

25 September 2011

Are the foundations of Dark Matter crumbling?& How can a planet be blacker than black paint?& What are the...

25 July 2011

We look back over the last few months of Astronomy interviews.& We'll hear how scientists search for planets...

25 June 2011

What happens when a black hole rips a star to shreds?& What can a solar science mission tell us about other stars?...

25 May 2011

How are sunspots born? What does a black hole collision look like? How long does it take to make a full-size galaxy?...

22 April 2011

In this special podcast from the National Astronomy Meeting in Llandudno, we hear how twisted sunspots cause solar...

25 March 2011

In this special edition of the Naked Astronomy podcast we look at the astronomical events held at the Cambridge Science...

25 February 2011

In this month's Naked Astronomy, we explore the unique system of six planets orbiting the star Kepler 11, and find...

25 January 2011

This month on Naked Astronomy, we discover the streams of antimatter coming from lightning on Earth, and find out how...

25 December 2010

This month, we read the history of Martian science in a collection of globes, and find out why it's important to...

25 November 2010

The International Space Station celebrated 10 years of habitation this month, pushing the boundaries of our knowledge...

25 October 2010

What would an extrasolar observer see of our solar system? We find out in this month's Naked Astronomy as well as...

25 September 2010

How do you make steam inside a star? We explore the science of solar chemistry to find out how water molecules are...

25 August 2010

Is our solar system normal? We compare ourselves to the ever increasing list of exoplanets to find out if we're...

25 July 2010

How do you answer the biggest questions in the Universe? In this month's Naked Astronomy, we'll find out how...

25 June 2010

Can we watch whole worlds wandering? We'll explore the mechanisms of - and evidence for - planetary migration in...

25 May 2010

Gamma Ray Bursts are the brightest events in the Universe. They shine like beacons, revealing the existence of galaxies...

25 April 2010

We find out how to measure a comet by riding in it's wake in this Naked Astronomy, as well as explore the latest...

25 March 2010

Is our galaxy home to aliens? Well, yes, but only if you're talking about clusters of stars. We find out how the...

25 February 2010

Blocking the light from a star is the only way to see some extra solar planets, as we find out in this month's...

25 January 2010

We find out how to identify an exploding star in this edition of Naked Astronomy, with record holder and super...

25 December 2009

In this edition of Naked Astronomy, why scientists are making mud in the laboratory to try free a trapped Mars rover,...

20 November 2009

In this launch edition of Naked Astronomy, we report on how the Planck probe is seeing the oldest light in the Universe...