The Jodcast - astronomy podcastAuthor: Jodrell Bank Observatory
22 Mar 2019

The Jodcast - astronomy podcast

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

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    March 2019

    Fresh starts and fond farewells! In the show this time, we talk to Joe Callingham about his work with colliding wind binaries[09:28.78 - 31:26.64], Michael Wright rounds up the latest news [01:08.04 - 09:18.16] and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison, Haritina Mogosanu and Samuel Leske [01:11:45.00 - 01:31:20.00].

  • Posted on 08 Mar 2019

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    February 2019 Extra

    Commensal. In the show this time, we talk to Leon Koopmans about EoR studies with the 21cm line and gravitational lensing [16:52 - 42:35], Ben Stappers tells us about the MeerTRAP project in this month's JodBite [01:07 - 16:40], and your astronomy questions are answered by Guillaume Voisin in Ask an Astronomer [48:14 - 1:02:09].

  • Posted on 27 Feb 2019

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    February 2019

    Try turning it off and on again! In the show this time, we talk to Katherine Mack about Dark matter, academic globetrotting and science communication [6:35-46:31], George Bendo rounds up the latest news [01:43-6:28] and we find out what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison, Haritana Mogosanu and Samuel Leske [1:08:38-1:31:18].

  • Posted on 11 Feb 2019

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    January 2019

    Missions: past and present!!. In the show this time, we talk to Chris Flynn about Observing Fast Radio Bursts, plus using the Moon to study climate change and Gaia to weigh the Milky Way [05:52.3 - 25:56.2], George Bendo rounds up the latest news [00:58-05:41.1] and we find out what we can see in the January night sky from Ian Morison, Haritina Mogosanu, and Samuel Leske [33:53.4 - 51:43].

  • Posted on 16 Jan 2019

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    December 2018 Pantomime

    Our panto-meister Dave Ault is taking a well-earned break from script writing this year, but two of our Jodcasters have stepped up to deliver The Lord of Turing - a tale of suffering, endurance and overly-large data sets! This has ended up being our longest pantomime by some margin - we hope you enjoy it.

  • Posted on 11 Jan 2019

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