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The Jodcast - astronomy podcast

The Jodcast - astronomy podcast

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

August 2017 2017/08/11, 17:00
August 2017

Summer Patchwork. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Caitriona Jackman about adventures in the outer Solar System [05:21 - 21:29], Josh Hayes rounds up the latest news [00:52-05:15] and we find out what we can see in the August night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [73:52 - 91:51].

July 2017 2017/07/05, 22:00
July 2017

Non-responsive. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Adam Amara about A holistic approach to cosmology [10:10 - 25:23], Mat Malenta rounds up the latest news [01:41-10:01] and we find out what we can see in the July night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [47:57 - 1:05:30].

June 2017 2017/06/10, 23:00
June 2017

Cosmic Sneezing. In the show this time, we talk to Thomas Tauris about compact stars, pulsars and outreach [10:00 - 33:55], Ian Evans rounds up the latest news [01:54-09:55] and we find out what we can see in the June night sky from Ian Morison and Haritina Mogosanu [62:41 - 85:47].

May 2017 Extra 2017/05/22, 22:00
May 2017 Extra

For whom the skies burst. In the show this time, Dr Elisabetta Valiante talks to us about the Herschel-ATLAS survey [21:38 - 44:40], Josh Hayes and James Stringer tell us about multi-band searches for fast radio bursts [00:47 - 21:30] and your astronomical questions are answered by Iain in Ask an Astronomer [01:06:33 - 01:13:29.0].

May 2017 2017/05/14, 22:00
May 2017

Rebuilt to be better, stronger... but not faster. In the show this time, we talk to Prof. Ian Morison about being Ian Morison [11:25 - 36:59], Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news [00:51 - 11:14] and we find out what we can see in the May night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [60:23 - 79:45].

April 2017 Extra 2017/04/25, 17:00
April 2017 Extra

All Hope In Eclipse. In the show this time, Dr Stefan Soldner-Rembold talks to us about the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment [22:31 - 45:45], Dr. Amit Tagore tells us about weak gravitational lensing [1:12 - 22:23] and your astronomical questions are answered by George in Ask an Astronomer [59:53 - 1:10:46].

April 2017 2017/04/01, 04:00
April 2017

Going Radio Gaga. In the wake of some sad news, we talk to Dr. Alessandro Navarrini about new technologies for radio telescopes [11:12 - 29:03], Mateusz Malenta rounds up the latest news [01:12 - 10:59], we find out what we can see in the April night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [61:33 - 81:56], and we clear up some loose ends.

March 2017 Extra 2017/03/22, 15:00
March 2017 Extra

FOUR FOUR SIX ZERO. Recently, the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics hosted the UK SETI Reseach Network meeting and we were waiting around corners and outside doors, trying to catch unsuspecting alien hunters to interview. We managed! In the show this time, we interview Jamie Drew and Danny Price from the Breakthrough Initiatives [06:19.50 - 33:32.50], author Stephen Baxter joins us to talk about the interface between science and science-fiction [43:17.50 - 1:10:34.2] and Mat Malenta tackles your questions on the speed of light [1:18:26.5 - 1:35:37]. We are also joined by a special guest presenter, Director of JBCA and alien hunter, Prof. Mike Garrett.

March 2017 2017/03/01, 11:00
March 2017

Habitable and Earth-like. In the show this time, we talk to Prof Marten van Kerkwijk about pulsar scintellometry [11:34-41:41], Ian Harrison rounds up the latest news [01:10-11:27] and we find out what we can see in the March night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [54:05-72:54].

February 2017 2017/02/11, 10:00
February 2017

Astrologists. In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Teo Munoz Darias about X-ray binaries, [09:40 - 34:45], Mat rounds up the latest news [00:45 - 09:39] and we find out what we can see in the February night sky from Ian Morison and Claire Bretherton [55:46 - 75:52].