4001 Science Orbit Death Orbit
Chris quizzes Rob about his upcoming departure from the Zooniverse. There is some brief coverage of news, but also politics, gadgets reviews and other nonsense. A sensible as ever.
Podcast 135 (24.8mb, mp3)
Astronauts and Streetlamps
Chris and Rob discuss streetlights, astrology and Ceres: the dwarf planet. There are organic molecules at the centre of a galaxy, and a black hole thats the wrong size.
Podcast 134 (23.6mb, mp3)
Chris and Rob are joined by Lovely Scottish Grant and Becky Smethurst for an expanded-panel Recycled Electrons. We discuss Mars One, Marss mysterious plumes, and astronomers on Twitter. Also: Super Mario.
Podcast 133 (29.3mb, mp3)
Chris is in Hawaii and Rob is not(!). They talk about observing at the CSO, the differing views of scientists and the public, and the new UK-based Twinkle exoplanet mission.
Podcast 132 (29.3mb, mp3)
Flocculent Penguin Isotropy
Chris and Rob talk about advanced robotics, supernovae in M82, and the rise and fall of the BICEP2 results. There are Yellowballs in the Milky Way, and a lovely Philae GIF.
Podcast 131 (24.2mb, mp3)
Stones of Yap
Some QVC hosts have been discussing the Moon, Dawn has a new view of Ceres, and New Horizons is closing in on Pluto. Rosetta is starting to get data about its comet, and the Planetary Society is going to build a Solar Sail.
Podcast 130 (26.5mb, mp3)
Beagle 2 and a Small Hippo
Beagle 2 has been found, intact, on the surface of Mars! Planck is the height of a small giraffe, and Lovejoy is blazing across the Northern sky. Chris and Rob talk about many things from the last three weeks.
Podcast 129 (35.5mb, mp3)
Methane on Mars
In the last episode of 2014, Chris and Rob discuss methane on Mars, the hacking of the .Astronomy meeting, and the nature of time itself. No biggie.
Podcast 128 (24.1mb, mp3)
Getting Vesta Out The Door
Rob and Chris talk about the latest Philae/Rosetta news, new plans for missions into the Solar System, and men in hats.
Podcast 127 (28.4mb, mp3)