New Horizons and event horizons

Listen to the latest episode of Radio Astronomy, in which the team discuss New Horizons and black holes.

Listen to the latest episode of the Radio Astronomy podcast
Published: February 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm
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In the latest episode of Radio Astronomy, the BBC Sky at Night Magazine team look at the recent Chinese lunar mission Chang’e 4, discuss the New Horizons flyby of Ultima Thule and wonder why a black hole isn’t as strong as a fridge magnet.

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Plus, they speak to Martin Harwit, astrophysicist and author of Cosmic Discovery, about how some of the most important astronomical discoveries were made.

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Authors

Iain Todd, BBC Sky at Night Magazine
Iain ToddScience journalist

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

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