The Jodcast - astronomy podcast

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Monthly astronomy news, interviews and questions. Created by astronomers.

October 2018 Oct. 11, 2018

Monsters in the Studio. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Tony Irving about finding and studying Martian meteorites [06:40 - 23:26], Emma Alexander rounds up the latest news [01:37-06:31] and we find out what we can see in the October night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [45:08 - 63:18].

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September 2018 Extra Sept. 27, 2018
In this Thai-themed special, we talk to Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum about NARIT, Princess Sirindhorn's visit to JBO and Thai/Manchester collaboration [21:14 - 35:49], Eamonn Kerins and Supachai Awiphan tell us about the SPEARNET collaboration in this month's JodBite [01:20 - 20:59], and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo ...
September 2018 Sept. 14, 2018
An episode of beginnings! In the show this time, we talk to Emily Drabeck- Maunder about forming habitable planets [10:59 - 24:48], Mateusz Malenta rounds up the latest news [01:43-10:50] and we find out what we can see in the September night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez [48:14 ...
August 2018 Aug. 7, 2018
Summer Patchwork, part II. In the show this time, we talk to Kunal Mooley about EM counterparts to gravitational waves [07:59 - 23:21], Jake Staberg Morgan rounds up the latest news [01:15-07:51] and we find out what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby ...
July 2018 July 24, 2018
Absent Friends. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Christina Smith about Mars, Pluto and Canada [04:11 - 19:40], Nialh McCallum rounds up the latest news [00:47-03:53] and we find out what we can see in the July night sky from Ian Morison and Gaby Perez [59:42 - ...
June/July 2018 Extra July 14, 2018
Originally titled 'Friends of Neutron Stars'. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Anna Watts about thermonuclear bursts on neutron stars [35:55 - 58:40], Benjamin Shaw tells us about a glitchy pulsar in this month's JodBite [02:40 - 35:45], and your astronomy questions are answered by Mateusz Malenta ...
June 2018 June 8, 2018
The Golden Future. In the show this time, we talk to Daniele Michilli about the repeating fast radio burst and its environment [06:42.494 - 15:00.334], Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news [00:58.605-06:31.613] and we find out what we can see in the June night sky from Ian Morison, Gaby ...
EWASS/NAM 2018 May 16, 2018
In this special episode we have an EWASS/NAM extravaganza, brought to you from the floor of the cross-over event held in Liverpool in April 2018, where the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) met the UK's National Astronomy Meeting (NAM). We also have time for Tana Joseph to ...
April 2018 Extra April 28, 2018
Very Close and Very Far. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Steven Longmore tells us about star formation in the galactic centre [11:29 - 27:16], Dr. Rachael Ainsworth tells us about advocating for open science and addressing gender inequality in this month's JodBite [01:25 - 11:21], and ...
April 2018 March 31, 2018
Formerly known as the Jodcast! In the show this time, we talk to Fiona Healy about novae and the genesis of The Fiona Show , Fiona Healy rounds up the latest news [05:07 - 45:15][01:27 - 04:52] and we find out what we can see in the April night sky ...
March 2018 Extra March 19, 2018
Brains in Space. In the show this time, we talk to Helen Fraser about Laboratory astrophysics and astrochemistry [00:23:17.018 - 00:38:22.111], Dr Adam Avison tells us about Massive star formation and ALMA in this month's JodBite [00:01:03.686 - 00:23:09.421], and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask ...
March 2018 March 1, 2018
Sparkly, but in a good way! In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Michael Shara about novae and the American Museum of Natural History [07:01 - 34:22], Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news [01:09-06:51] and we find out what we can see in the March night sky ...
February 2018 Extra Feb. 20, 2018
Through a Lens. In the show this time, we talk to Hugo Messias about Gravitational lensing [34:50 - 1:01:41], Bob Watson tells us about Three decades of Cosmic Microwave Background(CMB) in this month's JodBite. [00:52 - 34:43], and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer ...
February 2018 Feb. 6, 2018
Still Standing. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Robert Minchin about how to do astronomy after a hurricane [08:23 - 39:45], Emma Alexander rounds up the latest news [02:38-08:13] and we find out what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison and Claire ...
January 2018 Jan. 8, 2018
New Year, New Missions. In the show this time, we talk to Dr Allison Kirkpatrick about the use of infrared in the detection of star forming regions in other galaxies [07:33.158 - 24:33.561], Josh Hayes rounds up the latest news [01:38.213 - 07:10.960] and we find out what we can ...
December 2017 Extra Dec. 20, 2017
Commencing countdown, engines on! In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Andrew Coates about the hunt for life in our Solar System [26:04 - 47:47], Dr. Iain McDonald tells us about stars, planets and chromosomes in this month's JodBite [04:45 - 25:56], and your astronomy questions are answered ...
December 2017 Dec. 4, 2017
Rocky bodies are operating in this area! In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Romain Tartese about the upcoming PROSPECT lunar mission [07:37 - 22:15], Jake Morgan rounds up the latest news [00:48-07:30] and we find out what we can see in the December night sky from Ian ...
November 2017 Extra Nov. 22, 2017
Pulsars and beyond. In the show this time it is almost all about pulsars with most of the interviews from IAU 50 Years of Pulsars conference in September 2017 but first Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell joins to talk about Advocating for women in science [01:16.9 - 19:04.8], Rob Archibald and ...
November 2017 Nov. 7, 2017
... and under new management, but still not on time! In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Premana Premadi, Dr. Hesti Wulandari, Dr. Taufiq Hidayat and Dr. Mahasena Putra about recent highlights in Indonesian astronomy [07:09 - 28:04], Josh Hayes rounds up the latest news [00:56-06:56] and we ...
October 2017 Extra Oct. 19, 2017
The Parting Of The Ways. In the show this time, we bring you a second whistlestop tour of the amazing science that came to the 2017 Bluedot festival at Jodrell Bank. Dr. Beth Rogers tells us about Guerilla archeology [00:58 - 09:23], Jon Spooner tells us how he hacked his ...