In this episode of the Radio Astronomy podcast, astrophysicist Dr Jillian Scudder discusses her new book The Milky Way Smells of Rum and Raspberries and reveals some of the most mind-blowing facts about the Universe.

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Dr Scudder reveals why why the Milky Way smells of raspberries, how the Moon has a whiff of gunpowder, what happens when galaxies collide and why our own Galaxy is flatter than a credit card.

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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.

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