What will happen to Betelgeuse? How bright will it get? When will it go supernova? Will we get to see it? How do we predict supernovas?
Mar 1st: The Universe is Broken. Again
Today’s @AwesomeAstroPod talks about latest JWST findings that may have broken cosmology and changed everything we thought we knew about the history of the universe. Also March Sky Guide!
Feb 22nd: Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Jeni talks to the legendary discoverer of pulsars, champion of women in science and Oxford University astronomer about her astronomy career, inspirations, motivations and key discoveries. A very special interview with one of modern astronomy’s greats!
Feb 14th: Atmospheres
What is an atmosphere? How and why do they form? What are they made of? Why are they so different? Do all planets have atmospheres? Do asteroids and dwarf planets? Is the sun a giant atmosphere?
Feb 1st: Awesome Astronomy February 2023
It’s time for news and February sky guide with @AwesomeAstroPod. This month we have 3 rocky water worlds found by the Kepler Space Telescope, and Does the James Webb Space Telescope have to take calibration frames like we do from Earth?
Jan 26th: Why The Moon Is Upside Down
If you’ve never been to the southern hemisphere or the northern hemisphere, you might not be aware that the moon and the constellations appear upside down!
Jan 18th: Awesome Astronomy Podcast Extra
This week, @AwesomeAstroPod team bringing back the much-missed Awesome Astronomy interviews with a bang, we’re joined by friend of the show Chris Lee.
Jan 12th: Why Have NASA or SpaceX Not Gone to Mars?
We take a look at the reasons why there are no human footprints on the surface of Mars. SpaceX have also had plans of their own to get to the Red Planet.
Jan 4th: Awesome Astronomy January 2023
Happy New Year! It’s time for news round-up and sky guide with @AwesomeAstroPod. We have leak on the ISS, the end of Mars lander, a new way to look for aliens, and how did dust form the expanding halo observed around the GRB source?
Dec 27th: Xmas Pantomime & News
Today’s Christmas Pantomime sees the Awesome Astronomy crew exploring strange new worlds on the Astronomy Star Ship (ASS) Penetrator. And of course a roundup of the best astronomy and space exploration news from 2022