The Jodcast - astronomy podcastAuthor: Jodrell Bank Observatory
19 Dec 2018

The Jodcast - astronomy podcast

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

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    December 2018

    Seeing Double. In the show this time, we talk to Amaury Triaud about exoplanets, especially the TRAPPIST-1 system [06:24 - 34:49], Fiona Porter rounds up the latest news [01:10-06:16] and we find out what we can see in the December night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [1:17:27 - 1:41:25].

  • Posted on 07 Dec 2018

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    November 2018 Extra

    Falling with hotDOGS. In the show this time, we talk to Bernie Fanaroff and Rob Adam about using science to inform policy-makers, and the future of African astronomy [17:38 - 57:08], our resident DARA Big Data Science Policy Fellows tell us about their DARA Fellowships in this month's JodBite [01:32 - 17:27], and your astronomy questions are answered by George Bendo in Ask an Astronomer [1:25:55 - 1:29:31].

  • Posted on 26 Nov 2018

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    November 2018

    Fixers. In the show this time, we talk to Richard Bower about simulating the Universe with the EAGLE project [06:32 - 29:05], Shruti Badole rounds up the latest news [01:42-06:22] and we find out what we can see in the November night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [43:34 - 1:05:44].

  • Posted on 09 Nov 2018

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    October 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].

  • Posted on 11 Oct 2018

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    September 2018 Extra

    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 in Ask an Astronomer [57:15 - 1:11:13]. Some additional footage of the visit (in Thai) is available here (autoplay video at link).

  • Posted on 27 Sep 2018

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