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Radio Astronomy: The mission to map the Milky Way

Tue May 22, 2018

This episode we speak to Prof Gerry Gilmore, principal investigator for the UK participation in a mission to map 1.7 billion stars in our Galaxy.

The team also discuss strange stars, the Stellarium online planetarium, noctilucent clouds and highlights from BBC Sky at Night Magazine's June '18 issue.

Clear skies!

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Podcast Archive

Radio Astronomy, Episode 1: Astronaut driving lessons

Fri Jun 10, 2016

This month: Tim Peake tries his hand at driving a rover from the ISS, comedian Ben Miller on aliens and an unfortunate weasel at CERN.

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Feb 2016: Planet 9 in outer space?

Wed Feb 17, 2016
This month: Tim Peake’s ISS mission, the ninth planet, the opposition of Jupiter and how to track comet C/2013 US10 Catalina.
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Jan 2016: Tim Peake’s Tea

Wed Jan 20, 2016

This month: Making a brew on the ISS, the spots of Ceres explained, Martian concrete (yes, really) and advice on viewing Jupiter

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Dec 2015: Colin Pillinger’s legacy

Wed Dec 9, 2015

This month: Jon Culshaw discusses Colin Pillinger’s legacy, advice on imaging the Geminids and why Mars may lose a Moon.

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What next for Patrick Moore’s house?

Mon Nov 2, 2015
This month: the jets of Enceladus, the fate of Patrick Moore’s home in Selsey, plus a handful of IAPY winners give us their astrophoto advice.
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October 2015 podcast

Tue Sep 29, 2015

orbital rover tests, the spots of Ceres, illusions on Mars and a chat with IAPY judge Ed Robinson.

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September 2015 podcast

Thu Aug 20, 2015

This month: the latest agricultural efforts onboard the ISS and death of the Universe.

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August 2015 podcast

Mon Jul 20, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky At Night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest astronomy news and chat to astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell.

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July 2015 podcast

Wed Jun 24, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky At Night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest astronomy news and chat to Rosetta project scientist Matt Taylor.

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June 2015 podcast

Thu May 21, 2015

In this month’s BBC Sky at night Magazine podcast, we round up the latest astronomy news and chat to the Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees.

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