Podcast: New Horizons and event horizons

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The New Horizons probe has given us incredible and unprecedented views of Pluto
Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

The New Horizons probe has given us incredible and unprecedented views of Pluto. Image Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

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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.

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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Listen to the latest podcast from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine