What is dark matter, and why is dark energy accelerating the expansion of the Universe? These and many other cosmological questions currently remain unsolved.

How can astrophysics unlock the secrets of the Universe, and how can we make science an accessible and more diverse field?

In this episode of Radio Astronomy we speak to astrophysicist Dr Chanda Presco-Weinstein about how scientists study the Universe, what the cosmos is made of, how it might end, and how we can hope to solve some of its many mysteries.

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Iain Todd BBC Sky at Night Magazine
Iain ToddScience journalist

Iain Todd is BBC Sky at Night Magazine's Content Editor. He fell in love with the night sky when he caught his first glimpse of Orion, aged 10.