Radio Astronomy Christmas Special: Tales from 2017

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

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Published: December 12, 2017 at 12:00 pm
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What does David Bowie’s Space Oddity have to do with SpaceX, should we go back to the Moon or straight to Mars, and what is multi-messenger astrophysics anyway?


All these questions and more are answered in our 2017 retrospective, in which we also talk Cassini, Voyager, exoplanets and Laika the dog (one of many animals in space). Plus, our News Bingo quiz returns with a special end-of-year edition.


Listen to Sky At Night's Christmas Special Podcast here (right click to download)


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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