Best Astronomy podcasts — Space and beyond (Updated June 2018; image)   public [subscription 844]
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StarTalk Radio
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Science meets comedy and pop culture on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. But wait... there's more! Our new show, StarTalk All-Stars, features a revolving slate of all-star scientists and science educators including Bill Nye the Science Guy, backed up by your favorite comic co-hosts.Catch new episodes of StarTalk Ra ...
 
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NASACast Audio
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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.
 
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Astronomy Cast
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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.
 
Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes ...
 
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Are We There Yet?
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The Space Exploration Podcast
 
We look at the latest news from the stars, planets and other heavenly bodies. Plus interviews with professional astronomers and the answers to your space science questions.
 
The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is a project that is publishing one podcast per day, 5 to 10 minutes in duration, for all 365 days of 2009. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individual
 
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AWESOME ASTRONOMY
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Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe. Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and occasional podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
 
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Ask a Spaceman!
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What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway? You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul Sutter has the answers! Submit questions via Twitter using #AskASpaceman or post to facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. Every week you will come closer to COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF TIME AND SPACE!
 
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Liftoff
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Liftoff is a fortnightly podcast about space, the universe, and everything. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the latest developments as explained by enthusiastic space fans Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell. Hosted by Jason Snell and Stephen Hackett.
 
Every other week we cover the latest spaceflight news, discuss past, current and future exploration efforts, and take a look at upcoming events. Tune in to hear about how humans get to space, how they stay in space and how unmanned craft reach farther and farther into the universe around us.
 
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Space
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Stories, opinion and debate from the final frontier – including a guide on how to live in space, 20th century legends and the stories of missions past and present.
 
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Orbital Path
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space, stars, the universe and us
 
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The Star Spot
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The astronomy and space exploration podcast
 
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60-Second Space
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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of astronomy and space exploration. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Monthly astronomy news, interviews and questions. Created by astronomers.
 
Public lectures by noted astronomers on new developments in our exploration of the universe. These lectures are recorded at Foothill College near San Francisco.
 
Do you ever feel dizzy when you think about the incomprehensible scale of space? We call that feeling Cosmic Vertigo. Welcome to a head-spinning conversation between two friends who study the sky for a living.
 
Cheap Astronomy offers you 10 minute weekly podcasts on a wide range of astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, space science and space exploration topics. At Cheap Astronomy you're only as cheap as the telescope you're looking through.
 
Listen to learn the real state of science behind astronomy-, physics-, and geology-related creationist claims, hoaxes, conspiracy theories, misconceptions, and bad or incomplete media reporting.
 
We look at the latest news from the stars, planets and other heavenly bodies. Plus interviews with professional astronomers and the answers to your space science questions.
 
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5 Minute Astronomy
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Learn about the Universe in five minutes or less with Radio Astronomy! Short weekly podcasts based off of the 89.9FM WORT radio show in Madison, Wi USA
 
A short, weekly podcast about spaceflight, exploration, policy, and strategy in the modern era and near future.
 
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Radio Astronomy
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The monthly astronomy podcast from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine
 
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At The Eyepiece
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Welcome to the At The Eyepiece Show! This is an astronomy based podcast that is devoted to discussing astronomical equipment, visual and electronically assisted observing, stargazing tips, observing reports and equipment reviews. We don't focus on the science of astronomy, there are plenty of shows out there to do that. The focus of At The Eyepiece Show are the backyard stargazers that enjoy taking their telescopes out under the stars, and those individuals wishing to join our ranks. After a ...
 
Space, Asteroid Hunting, and Astronomy, an insider view.The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.Astronomy Asteroids Space NASA Comets Earth Impact
 
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Seldom Sirius
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A seldom serious podcast about astronomy by Jen, David, Mark, Megan and Stuart.
 
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SPEXcast
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SPEXcast is a weekly podcast diving into a variety of space topics. We are a group of Rochester Institute of Technology students that are excited about space and space exploration. Come with us as we discuss the cutting edge of spacecraft engineering, potential future missions to outer space, and exciting scientific discoveries in the field of astrophysics.
 
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Astrarium Podcast
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Astronomy Radio and Beyond
 
Ian Morison tells you what can be seen in the night sky this month.
 
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TGP NOMINAL
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What can you expect from TGP Nominal? Space, Science & Technology news, along side news from the world of Sci-Fi, whether it be on the big screen, small screen or in print, we will cover it.We hope to bring you guests & Co-hosts from the Space, Science, Technology & Sci-Fi community to help "Edutain" our listeners.We also aim to bring you content from places of interest & social events related to Space, Science,Technology & Sci-Fi, from The National Space Centre to Movie collectors fairs, we ...
 
Each month David Ault (www.davidault.co.uk) takes you outside to see what's up in the night sky. Ideal for beginners!
 
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Hey StarTalk Fans. Today we have an opportunity to introduce you to a new podcast that we’re very excited about. No, it’s not another StarTalk spinoff – although we may have some interesting news for you on that front in a couple of months, so stay tuned. No, this is a new podcast called Akimbo, and it’s hosted by our favorite evidence-based-ma ...…
 
http://www.pmsutter.com/shows/spaceradio/ Today on Space Radio: Healthy baby planets!, We're losing our opportunity, How would football work on another planet?, Is spacetime discrete?, Do magnetars make dilithium crystals?, and more! Join the show recording every Thursday at 4pm ET by calling 888-581-0708. More info available at www.SpaceRadioS ...…
 
Freeman Dyson wasn’t the only space star at the ISDC. Mat talks with former astronaut and NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan, leaders of the Cassini mission, innovative students and an expert on dental care in space. Keep flossing! Planetary Society Director of Space Policy Casey Dreier has the latest budget info from Washington and tells us a ...…
 
Introducing the official podcast from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center - or, as we call it, the Rocket Ranch. What makes rockets fly? It’s people - regular men and women doing extraordinary things. During this podcast series, we’re going to introduce you to some of them.
 
Summary of content: In this podcast extra episode, released during Pride month, we return to this April’s European Week of Astronomy and Space Science where we spoke to Dr. Ashley Spindler to find out more about: galaxy evolution, the evolution of galaxy structures and star formation from the MaNGA project using Sloan Digital Sky Survey data So ...…
 
Welcome to this special edition of TGP NOMINAL, as we celebrate one of the highlights of our social calendar. Joining Mark Taylor and John Berger, from somewhere up the M1 is Cosplayer and Feel The Force Day Veteran 'Liz Springs' to help re-live the atmosphere of Feel The Force day 5. Alan Taylor-Shearer fires up his microphone, is let loose on ...…
 
This week in SF history June 19 2002: Landing of STS-111 (wikipedia.org) (spaceflightnow.com) Spaceflight news Opportunity vs Dust Storm, Round 2 (youtu.be) Simulated view of taus 1-11, increasing by 2 (nasa.gov) Mars Exploration Rovers Surface Fault Protection by Tracy Neilson (PDF: jpl.nasa.gov) Short & Sweet Peggy Whitson retires from NASA ( ...…
 
Jason and Stephen talk about President Trump's call for a Space Force, then Opportunity's struggle against a Martian dust storm and Peggy Whitson's retirement from NASA. This episode of Liftoff is sponsored by: eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code LIFTOFF for free overnight shipping. Links and Show Notes McMoon: How the Earliest Images ...…
 
ESA has all but given its full support to the (newly renamed) Lunar Gateway, and Terry Virts threw some criticism its way during the third meeting of the National Space Council. I break down what those things mean for the future of Lunar Gateway, and discuss why I’m (gasp!) supportive of the program. This episode of Main Engine Cut Off is broug ...…
 
A serving of Globular Clusters and Amanda's favourite milkshake (it's not chocolate).
 
http://www.pmsutter.com/shows/askaspaceman/ Were the dark ages really dark? What is a perturbation, and how did they grow in the early universe? When the first stars awoke, what happened? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/pmsutter All episodes: http://www.AskASpaceman.com Foll ...…
 
Were the dark ages really dark? What is a perturbation, and how did they grow in the early universe? When the first stars awoke, what happened? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/pmsutter All episodes: http://www.AskASpaceman.com Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/PaulMa ...…
 
The recent discovery of an asteroid, whose orbit lies completely within that of the Earth, reminds asteroid hunters to continue to search near the Sun so that a large dangerous object does not sneak up undetected on the residents of planet Earth.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7Hn5RFTcto Streamed live on Jun 8, 2018. Our knowledge of space is starting to match up with our ability to get out there an explore it. There are several companies working on missions and techniques to harvest minerals from asteroids. What other resources are out there that we can use? We've added a new way to ...…
 
Another update show, this time on the various generations of stars, let's get into it.
 
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. travelersinthenight.org Today's 2 topics: - Experience the wonders of the Universe first hand using your night vision. - The CubeSat industry is making relatively lo ...…
 
We apologize for the intermittent audio problems. The internet demons are having fun tonight! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJ8x9rRvVhI Streamed live on Apr 4, 2018. Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy https://www.amazon.com/shop/deepastronomy Welcome to the next installment of Telescope Tal ...…
 
This week on SPEXcast, we dive into the recent announcements by SpaceX on their new launch complex, the exciting new research and technology demonstrations on NASA's CRS-15 mission to the International Space Station, and some of the unique payloads launched by global launch providers including infrastructure for China's most ambitious lunar mis ...…
 
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Re-visit Planet Soccer as we gear up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with Chuck Nice, Gary O’Reilly, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and former NY Cosmos assistant coach and MLS All-Star Alecko Eskandarian. Now extended with physicist John Eric Goff telling us all about the new Telstar 18. N ...…
 
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice tackle an eclectic mix of your questions that take us from the boiling surface of the Sun to the dark side of the moon. Now extended with more questions on aliens, Isaac Newton as a dinner guest, Panspermia, and the James Webb Space Telescope.NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire epis ...…
 
Bridenstine Chats with Astronauts Acaba and Vande Hei, A Raging Martian Dust Storm and more
 
An asteroid is exiled to the outer regions of the solar system during Jupiter's rampaging tack away from the Sun long ago. During that process enough material was left in Jupiter's wake to form Venus, Earth, Mars, and the asteroid belt as we know them today.
 
Kathy Lueders, Manager of the Commercial Crew Program, gives us a brief history of the program, how it started, and where it is now. Leuders talks about the 2 commercial companies, Boeing and SpaceX, and their space vehicles that will carry astronauts into low Earth orbit. HWHAP Episode 49.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxfSEx3yHh4 Streamed live on Jun 13, 2018. Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: Stella Kafka is the Director of the American Association of Variable Star Observers. ( https://www.aavso.org/ ) Regular Guests: Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter ) This week's stories: - How do w ...…
 
http://www.pmsutter.com/shows/spaceradio/ Today on Space Radio: Whatever the NASA press conference is about Why do YOU care about neutrinos? Can neutrinos be used for rockets? How come we don't have crazy advanced rockets anyway? How to trust science when science reporting sucks and more! Join the show recording every Thursday at 4pm ET by call ...…
 
There’s so much more to Freeman Dyson than the Dyson Sphere. The mathematician, physicist, futurist and author is one of the greatest and most original minds of our era. He has much to say to Mat Kaplan about the future of space exploration and humanity in this week’s show. NASA has announced two exciting papers based on discoveries by Curiosit ...…
 
Hosted by Dr. Chris North ( @chrisenorth ) and Dr. Edward Gomez ( @zemogle ). This month has seen missions large and small launch towards Mars, and new results from the Gaia satellite. Meanwhile, astronomers have beein using machine learning to address a number of problems – we discuss a couple of examples which have been published recently. Fi ...…
 
Temperature levels across the Universe vary wildly. The Boomerang Nebula is the coldest known object, but back on Earth scientists are working towards achieving absolute zero. It doesn't get any cooler than that.
 
This week in SF history 14 June 1991, landing of STS-40 (wikipedia.org) Spaceflight news NASA isn’t selling the ISS, people. (spacenews.com) Original story that started this nonsense (washingtonpost.com) Is this likely to happen? Not according to the senate. (spacenews.com) SpaceX is planning a major expansion at KSC. (parabolicarc.com) Short & ...…
 
Modern technology provides us with stunning views of objects in the Universe in wavelengths invisible to our eyes, however, nothing is as moving and thought provoking as looking into deep space with your very own eyes.
 
The hottest thing in the Universe isn't the core of a planet, or the centre of an exploding star. It's created here on Earth by scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider.
 
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. Summary of content: The Discussion: Jeni’s talking science conferences while Paul’s doing impressions from his Who’s Who of Yorkshire legends. Ralph runs through this month’s pick of listeners tweets & emails with a focus on exoplanets... See also thi ...…
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2VbUkY6yrU Streamed live on May 31, 2018. Thanks to Cassini and other spacecraft, we've learned a tremendous amount about the icy worlds in the Solar System, from Jupiter's Europa to Saturn's Enceladus, to Pluto's Charon. Geysers, food for bacteria, potential oceans under the ice and more. What new things have w ...…
 
Our knowledge of space is starting to match up with our ability to get out there an explore it. There are several companies working on missions and techniques to harvest minerals from asteroids. What other resources are out there that we can use?
 
To celebrate the life of Anthony Bourdain, Neil deGrasse Tyson is revisiting his two-part interview with him from 2013, as a single, commercial-free episode with new thoughts and recollections by Neil. Featuring comic co-host Eugene Mirman and NYU Professor of Nutrition Marion Nestle.NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this enti ...…
 
In this podcast extra episode, released during Pride month, we return to this April’s European Week of Astronomy and Space Science where we spoke to Dr Ashley Spindler to find out more about: galaxy evolution, the evolution of galaxy structures and star formation from the MaNGA project using Sloan Digital Sky Survey data South East Physics Netw ...…
 
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. travelersinthenight.org Today's 2 topics: - Dr Lance Benner of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory headed up a team of scientists who used the 70 meter antenna at NASA' ...…
 
Magnificent Mercury is in full focus. Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham are at the National Space Centre in Leicester with BepiColombo mission scientists Professor Emma Bunce and Dr Suzie Imber. They also visit London's Science Museum to see the newly installed thermal spacecraft model for Europe's first mission to Mercury in Octo ...…
 
Magnificent Mercury is in full focus. Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham are at the National Space Centre in Leicester with BepiColombo mission scientists Professor Emma Bunce and Dr Suzie Imber. They also visit London's Science Museum to see the newly installed thermal spacecraft model for Europe's first mission to Mercury in Octo ...…
 
Description: Summer is when the heart of the Milky Way graces the night sky. Many amazing photographs of the Milky Way can be found on the internet. In this podcast, I discuss how to get started photographing the Milky Way. http://www.noao.edu http://twitter.com/#!/NOAONorth www.facebook.com/USNOAO Short bio: Rob Sparks is a science education s ...…
 
Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates the search for the truth, the devaluation of facts, staying fair and balanced, debunking “fake news”, and the evolution of modern journalism with Katie Couric, co-host Eugene Mirman, Buzz Machine’s Jeff Jarvis, and data journalist Mona Chalabi.NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episo ...…
 
A conversation with Alan Rhodes, instrument development manager for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, and Harvey Moseley a senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
 
New Crew Arrives at the Space Station, Curiosity’s New Mars Science Results and more ...
 
Brian Africano's first Potentially Hazardous Asteroid discovery can come near to the Earth and Mars.
 
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 Perez [23:21.894 - 42:45.060].…
 
Northern Hemisphere Ian Morison tells us what we can see in the Northern Hemisphere night sky during June 2018. The Planets Jupiter.Jupiter reached opposition on May 8th, so will be visible during the evening after darkness has fallen. It shines at magnitude -2.5 (falling to -2.3 during the month) and has a disk some 44 (falling to 41.5) arc se ...…
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3GUrIT13Vc Livestream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIzwFyaODrA Interview Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: Jean-Pierre Grootaerd and Guy Wauters discuss their project "Stars Shine for Everyone". http://ssvi.be/node/6 Regular Guests: Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter ) ...…
 
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly race down the track, hairpin through the corner, and kick it into high gear as we explore the science-filled spectacle of auto racing with F1 journalist Will Buxton, physics professor Richard Bower, adventure journalist Jim Clash, and legendary dri ...…
 
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