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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

July 2014 podcast

Thu Jun 19, 2014

In July’s episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast, we catch up with The Sky at Night's Dr Chris Lintott at the Cheltenham Science Festival and hear his thoughts on the future of astronomy.

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June 2014 podcast

Thu May 15, 2014

In June’s episode of the Sky at Night Magazine podcast, we speak to Ignas Snellen from the Leiden Observatory who, alongside a team of researchers, has just determined the length of an exoplanet day for the first time. 

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May 2014 podcast

Thu Apr 17, 2014

In May’s episode of the Sky at Night Magazine podcast, we speak to ESA’s ExoMars rover project manager Pietro Baglioni about the unveiling of Mars Yard, a simulated Martian landscape in a Hertfordshire warehouse.

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Mar 2014 podcast

Thu Mar 6, 2014

In March's episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast we speak to Dr Audrey Cameron about how she and her team have developed over 90 new astronomical signs to help explain our Solar System in sign language, Pete Lawrence gives us his practical astronomy tip of the month, we answer your questions and reveal March’s podcast competition.

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Feb 2014 podcast

Thu Feb 6, 2014

In February's episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast, we speak to artist Andrew Williams about how he turned reams of satellite data into the audible sound of space, Pete Lawrence gives us his practical astronomy tip of the month, we answer your questions and reveal February’s podcast competition. PLUS! We discuss our favourite astronomy stories of the month. 

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Jan 2013 podcast

Thu Jan 9, 2014

In January's episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast we discuss our favourite astronomy stories of the month, speak to Ted Southern, co-founder of Space Suit manufacturer Final Frontier Design and Pete Lawrence gives us his practical astronomy tip of the month. PLUS! We answer your questions and reveal January’s podcast competition.

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Dec 2013 podcast

Fri Nov 29, 2013

In December's episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast we discuss our favourite astronomy stories of the month, speak to world-famous astronaut Chris Hadfield about life onboard the ISS and Pete Lawrence gives us his practical astronomy tip of the month. PLUS! We answer your questions and reveal December’s podcast competition.

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Nov 2013 podcast

Tue Oct 29, 2013

In November's episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast we discuss our favourite astronomy stories of the month, head to the National Space Centre for Patrick@Night, a celebration of the great astronomer's life and work and Pete Lawrence gives us his practical astronomy tip of the month. PLUS! We answer your questions and reveal November’s podcast competition.

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Oct 2013 podcast

Tue Oct 1, 2013

In October’s episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast, we discuss our favourite astronomy stories of the month, attend the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 awards ceremony and hear from competition judge Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Best Newcomer Sam Cornwell, and Pete Lawrence gives us his practical astronomy tip of the month. PLUS! We answer your questions and reveal October’s podcast competition.

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Sep 2013 podcast

Mon Sep 2, 2013

In this month's episode of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine podcast we discuss the latest space stories, speak to MSL project scientist Dr Ashwin Vasavada about Curiosity's first year on Mars, Pete Lawrence gives his practical tip of the month and more.

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