Naked Astronomy - From the Naked Scientists

Naked Astronomy - From the Naked Scientists

What might aliens look like?

This month on Naked Astronomy, we're waxing lyrical about aliens. What might they look like? Can we apply the...

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Space Zombies

This month science journalist Katia Moskvitch joins the Space Boffins to discuss the zombies of the cosmos, neutron...

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Is There Liquid Water on Mars?

This month on Naked Astronomy, we're mulling over Mars. We'll be chatting about the question of liquid water on the...

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China on the Moon

Space journalist Andrew Jones and his cat join the Space Boffins this month to discuss China's ambitious plans for...

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Lighting up Dark Matter

This month we're diving into dark matter, that unknown stuff that makes up a quarter of the Universe. Where is it,...

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Tim Peake Reveals All

In a specially recorded face to (socially-distanced) face interview to mark the fifth anniversary of his mission to...

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The largest telescope ever made

This month on Naked Astronomy, we're taking a closer look at the largest telescope ever to be built, the Square...

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Asteroids and Artemis

NASA has just collected a sample from an asteroid and work is well underway to land a woman on the Moon. Space...

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The End of the Universe

In this episode of Naked Astronomy we're taking a look at all the ways that the universe could come to a close. From...

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Space Station Special

To celebrate 20 years of people living on the International Space Station, we feature only ISS astronauts in this...

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America's first space station

Skylab's perilous and dramatic mission, life on Venus, the religion of Cosmism, and Brexit all get discussed this...

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Space Boffins celebrate their century

Space Boffins celebrate their 100th Naked Scientists' edition with two major guests: NASA's head of science, Thomas...

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2020 Missions to Mars

Mars is the destination of choice for three Mars missions this summer, with the US, China and the United Arab...

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Splashdown!

Following the successful Crew Dragon launch, Apollo 8 commander Frank Borman talks about the terrors of splashdown,...

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Maiden Flight

With astronauts preparing for the first flight in the Dragon spacecraft, space reporter Sarah Cruddas discusses this...

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The Loneliest Human: Space Boffins Special

In a special bonus episode of Space Boffins Richard Hollingham celebrates Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who died in...

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Cubesats, Hubble and Apollo 13 Trouble

Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson celebrate Hubble's 30th birthday with Shuttle astronaut Kathy Sullivan, who...

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Solar Orbiter, stamps and exoplanets

The Sun, stamps and exoplanets in this edition. ESA's senior science advisor Mark McCaughrean reflects on the...

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Hubble, TRUTHS and space Law

Live at Astrofest 2020, Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham talk to UK Space Agency chief scientist Chris Lee, space...

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Robot Arms and Space Toilets

Shuttle astronaut Mike Mullane recounts stories of space sexism, toilets and M and Ms in the first Space Boffins...

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