Podcast: Bluedot Festival 2018 special

In this special edition of Radio Astronomy, we’re live at the world famous Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire for the Bluedot science and music festival 2018.

The annual bluedot festival is three days of music and science at Jodrell Bank Observatory in rural Cheshire. Image Credit: Jody Hartley

We speak to some of science speakers at this year’s festival to discuss the history of Jodrell Bank, the secrets of the Sun, the Soviet space race and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.