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Podcast Profile: Naked Astronomy, from the Naked Scientists

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212 episodes
2009 to 2024
Median: 42 minutes
Collection: Physics, Math, and Astronomy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Naked Astronomy: the Naked Scientists' Astronomy and Space Science Podcast - audio that's out of this world...


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Space missions • Astronaut interviews • Moon landings • Space engineering • Space station updates • Space exploration history • Space technology advancements

Naked Astronomy, hosted by the Naked Scientists, offers in-depth discussions and interviews on a wide array of topics related to astronomy and space science. The episodes frequently feature prominent figures in the field, including astronauts, engineers, scientists, and authors. Themes of space exploration and technological advancements are interwoven throughout the series, addressing significant historical events, ongoing missions, and future projects.

Listeners can expect to hear about past space missions, such as the Space Shuttle programs and Apollo missions, along with insightful narratives from individuals who were directly involved. The show often revisits famous space missions, uncovering untold stories and recently unearthed interviews with legendary astronauts, shedding light on personal experiences and challenges they faced.

The podcast also delves into contemporary topics such as the Artemis missions aimed at returning humans to the Moon, NASA's various future projects, and private space ventures by companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin. Discussions cover technological advancements, including the development of new spacecraft, lunar landers, space suits, and innovative instruments designed for space exploration. The impact of successful missions like the James Webb Space Telescope and detailed explorations of asteroids by missions like OSIRIS-REx are frequently highlighted.

Scientific explorations are another focal point, with episodes discussing dark matter, the search for extraterrestrial life, and studies on the origins and behavior of the universe's fundamental elements. This podcast consistently intertwines technical explanations, personal anecdotes, and broader discussions regarding space policy and international cooperation.

Additionally, the podcast touches on intriguing and lesser-known aspects of space science, such as space agriculture, space burials, and the dynamics of governing space settlements. It often includes themes of celebrating milestones in human spaceflight and contemplating future ambitions, making it a rich source of knowledge for space enthusiasts.


Episodes:
Episode Image Challenger, and Space Barbie
2024-Jul-11
48 minutes
Episode Image Victor Glover, Starliner and Blue Origin
2024-May-31
48 minutes
Episode Image EarthCARE, Starliner and NASA's George Abbey
2024-Apr-29
45 minutes
Episode Image Intuitive Machines and a nuclear reactor for the Moon
2024-Mar-29
50 minutes
Episode Image America's return to the Moon and UK lunar ambitions
2024-Feb-28
53 minutes
Episode Image Moonwalkers, and NASA flight director Gerry Griffin
2024-Jan-29
44 minutes
Episode Image Frank Borman - Apollo Legend
2023-Dec-18
49 minutes
Episode Image Brits in Space!
2023-Oct-30
63 minutes
Episode Image Shuttle Blankets and Space Burials
2023-Oct-08
58 minutes
Episode Image Gui Bluford, and the end of ESA's Aeolus
2023-Aug-28
42 minutes
Episode Image Space junk, giant claws and dark skies
2023-Jul-28
46 minutes
Episode Image Space broadcast legend and 20 years at Mars
2023-Jun-19
69 minutes
Episode Image Hitchin to Houston: NASA's new science head
2023-May-02
63 minutes
Episode Image Juice to Jupiter and forgotten space shuttles
2023-Mar-22
62 minutes
Episode Image Space Toilets and the New Guys
2023-Mar-01
51 minutes
Episode Image Talking about Time
2023-Mar-01
23 minutes
Episode Image Mike Massimino and Meet the Minister
2023-Feb-06
70 minutes
Episode Image Multiverses, the Big Bang and laws of physics
2023-Jan-11
25 minutes
Episode Image NASA's Dr Z
2022-Dec-21
58 minutes
Episode Image Cute Mars Rovers
2022-Dec-05
57 minutes
Episode Image Last Man on the Moon: BONUS EPISODE
2022-Nov-15
54 minutes
Episode Image Moon Trees
2022-Oct-30
71 minutes
Episode Image Space Tyranny!
2022-Sep-30
62 minutes
Episode Image Apollo Remastered
2022-Aug-27
60 minutes
Episode Image Poppy Northcutt and Launch UK
2022-Jul-03
48 minutes
Episode Image Lessons from an Astronaut
2022-May-27
48 minutes
Episode Image Return to the Moon
2022-Apr-25
44 minutes
Episode Image Do we need astronauts?
2022-Mar-01
54 minutes
Episode Image Fiery Worlds and go for Mars
2022-Jan-28
59 minutes
Episode Image Flowers in Space
2021-Dec-15
52 minutes
Episode Image James Webb and astronaut Jessica Meir
2021-Nov-22
71 minutes
Episode Image BepiColombo lobster eyes and Apollo legends
2021-Nov-01
45 minutes
Episode Image SETI: Looking for Life across the Universe
2021-Sep-29
31 minutes
Episode Image Europe leads the space station
2021-Sep-10
54 minutes
Episode Image Space Station Commander
2021-Aug-12
54 minutes
Episode Image Wally Funk Heads for Space
2021-Jul-13
54 minutes
Episode Image Mission to Europa
2021-Jun-14
59 minutes
Episode Image Finding the God Equation
2021-May-26
23 minutes
Episode Image Britain's First Astronaut
2021-May-14
64 minutes
Episode Image Celebrating 60 years of human spaceflight
2021-Apr-09
69 minutes
Episode Image Storms on the Sun
2021-Mar-31
30 minutes
Episode Image Perseverance on Mars
2021-Mar-11
36 minutes
Episode Image What might aliens look like?
2021-Feb-26
32 minutes
Episode Image Space Zombies
2021-Feb-11
44 minutes
Episode Image Is There Liquid Water on Mars?
2021-Jan-27
28 minutes
Episode Image China on the Moon
2021-Jan-13
52 minutes
Episode Image Lighting up Dark Matter
2020-Dec-25
36 minutes
Episode Image Tim Peake Reveals All
2020-Dec-15
58 minutes
Episode Image The largest telescope ever made
2020-Nov-25
31 minutes
Episode Image Asteroids and Artemis
2020-Nov-17
43 minutes
Episode Image The End of the Universe
2020-Oct-25
27 minutes
Episode Image Space Station Special
2020-Oct-14
65 minutes
Episode Image America's first space station
2020-Sep-17
42 minutes
Episode Image Space Boffins celebrate their century
2020-Aug-12
59 minutes
Episode Image 2020 Missions to Mars
2020-Jul-14
43 minutes
Episode Image Splashdown!
2020-Jun-15
51 minutes
Episode Image Maiden Flight
2020-May-10
41 minutes
Episode Image The Loneliest Human: Space Boffins Special
2020-May-01
35 minutes
Episode Image Cubesats, Hubble and Apollo 13 Trouble
2020-Apr-14
36 minutes
Episode Image Solar Orbiter, stamps and exoplanets
2020-Mar-10
45 minutes
Episode Image Hubble, TRUTHS and space Law
2020-Feb-10
36 minutes
Episode Image Robot Arms and Space Toilets
2020-Jan-10
41 minutes
Episode Image 2020 State of the Universe Address
2019-Dec-24
38 minutes
Episode Image Glove Actually and the Sew Sisters
2019-Dec-13

Episode Image Moving to Mars
2019-Nov-10
52 minutes
Episode Image Cosmic Girl - from California to Cornwall
2019-Oct-15
44 minutes
Episode Image Boffins on Mars
2019-Sep-10
44 minutes
Episode Image Lunar Heritage and Lost Meteorites
2019-Aug-10
37 minutes
Episode Image Apollo 11 Special (Part 2)
2019-Jul-10
56 minutes
Episode Image Apollo 11 Special (Part 1)
2019-Jun-09
55 minutes
Episode Image Remarkable Women: A hidden history
2019-May-15
30 minutes
Episode Image Giant Rockets to the Moon
2019-Apr-09
47 minutes
Episode Image Spacecraft Reunited
2019-Mar-11
30 minutes
Episode Image Astrofest Live!
2019-Feb-11
29 minutes
Episode Image Flying hotdogs
2019-Jan-16
39 minutes
Episode Image Mission to the Moon
2018-Dec-13
50 minutes
Episode Image Don't call me Fruit Loops!
2018-Nov-12
30 minutes
Episode Image Space Boffins Live ESA Special
2018-Oct-09
28 minutes
Episode Image Spy Satellite Special
2018-Sep-10
27 minutes
Episode Image Space Boffins Blast Off!
2018-Aug-09
42 minutes
Episode Image Rockets in the Jungle
2018-Jul-09
45 minutes
Episode Image Magnificent Mercury: BepiColombo
2018-Jun-09
52 minutes
Episode Image Sampling An Asteroid
2018-May-10
43 minutes
Episode Image Water on Mars
2018-Apr-09
38 minutes
Episode Image Killer Asteroids
2018-Mar-12
42 minutes
Episode Image Space, Boffins & Rock Stars
2018-Feb-09
47 minutes
Episode Image Zero G
2018-Jan-10
43 minutes
Episode Image Space Highlights of 2017
2017-Dec-11
44 minutes
Episode Image How to Leave the Planet
2017-Nov-10
49 minutes
Episode Image Space Boffins Explore ESTEC
2017-Oct-09
47 minutes
Episode Image Cassini's Grand Finale
2017-Sep-09
41 minutes
Episode Image Extraterrestrial Humans
2017-Aug-09
46 minutes
Episode Image Mission To Mercury
2017-Jul-09
31 minutes
Episode Image Missions to Mars
2017-Jun-09
35 minutes
Episode Image Space Alien Special
2017-May-09
33 minutes
Episode Image Mission Control
2017-Apr-09
42 minutes
Episode Image Space Tomatoes in Urine
2017-Mar-10
41 minutes
Episode Image Space Boffins at Astrofest
2017-Feb-10
39 minutes
Episode Image Welcome to Mars
2017-Jan-25
32 minutes
Episode Image Double Hubble
2017-Jan-10
46 minutes
Episode Image The End of Night?
2016-Dec-25
22 minutes
Episode Image The Best of Space Boffins
2016-Dec-10
44 minutes
Episode Image Where is everybody?
2016-Nov-25
28 minutes
Episode Image X15: To Infinity and Beyond!
2016-Nov-14
39 minutes
Episode Image Going Gaga Over Gaia
2016-Oct-24
23 minutes
Episode Image Roving Over Mars
2016-Oct-10
41 minutes
Episode Image Nursing NASA's Astronauts
2016-Sep-09
45 minutes
Episode Image Connie won a meteorite
2016-Aug-24
24 minutes
Episode Image From The Blue Dot Festival
2016-Aug-09
35 minutes
Episode Image Jupiter: King of the Planets
2016-Jul-24
25 minutes
Episode Image Jupiter's Juno Mission
2016-Jul-09
40 minutes
Episode Image Will we ever return to the moon?
2016-Jun-24
31 minutes
Episode Image Hot from Spacefest
2016-Jun-09
34 minutes
Episode Image Reaching for the Stars
2016-May-24
38 minutes
Episode Image Have you been mis-sold time?
2016-May-09
40 minutes
Episode Image Eyes on the Sky for Mercury
2016-Apr-24
25 minutes
Episode Image Riding on a Space Sofa
2016-Apr-09
38 minutes
Episode Image Adventures in Satspotting
2016-Mar-25
26 minutes
Episode Image Buzz Aldrin and his master plan for Mars
2016-Mar-10
24 minutes
Episode Image The Next Revolution in Astronomy: Gravitational Waves
2016-Feb-25
34 minutes
Episode Image Russian Lunar Rovers and Floating Number Twos
2016-Feb-10
42 minutes
Episode Image Cosmic Quandries: The Origins of Time
2016-Jan-25
30 minutes
Episode Image Surgery in Space
2016-Jan-10
39 minutes
Episode Image Christmas in Space
2015-Dec-10
38 minutes
Episode Image Gravity and Guitars with Tim Peake
2015-Nov-10
36 minutes
Episode Image The First Woman in Space
2015-Oct-09
40 minutes
Episode Image Done and Dusted: What's Next for Rosetta?
2015-Sep-09
35 minutes
Episode Image Hello, this is the International Space Station
2015-Aug-11
34 minutes
Episode Image Rocketing into Space
2015-Jul-12
41 minutes
Episode Image How to Fly a Space Shuttle
2015-Jun-09
21 minutes
Episode Image Rosetta: Six Months Later
2015-May-09
28 minutes
Episode Image Out of this World: Britain's history in space
2015-Apr-15
36 minutes
Episode Image All Systems Go: NASA's new giant rocket
2015-Mar-10
37 minutes
Episode Image Recovering Beagle 2 from Mars
2015-Feb-10
33 minutes
Episode Image Space Exploration in 2015
2015-Jan-10
37 minutes
Episode Image Orion: the first step to Mars?
2014-Dec-10
36 minutes
Episode Image Space: triumph and tragedy
2014-Nov-14
38 minutes
Episode Image ESTEC: The heart of the European Space Agency
2014-Oct-09
29 minutes
Episode Image The Spacewalk from Hell
2014-Sep-09
34 minutes
Episode Image The Last Man on the Moon
2014-Aug-09
27 minutes
Episode Image Rescuing astronauts from space
2014-Jul-09
29 minutes
Episode Image Drowning in Space
2014-Jun-09
34 minutes
Episode Image Virtual Rides into Space
2014-May-09
28 minutes
Episode Image The Mars Yard
2014-Apr-09
33 minutes
Episode Image Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
2014-Mar-10
35 minutes
Episode Image Exo Mars and Crowd-funded SpaceCraft
2014-Feb-10
29 minutes
Episode Image Chris Hadfield: How to fix a space toilet
2014-Jan-10
26 minutes
Episode Image Astronomy in South Africa
2013-Dec-25
26 minutes
Episode Image The future of lunar space missions
2013-Dec-10
38 minutes
Episode Image The Space Boffins look forward to ExoMars
2013-Nov-25
39 minutes
Episode Image Looking forward to ExoMars
2013-Nov-08
39 minutes
Episode Image Comet ISON is coming!
2013-Oct-25
28 minutes
Episode Image Sue in a Centrifuge
2013-Oct-09
37 minutes
Episode Image Exploring the Solar System
2013-Sep-24
49 minutes
Episode Image Missions to Mars
2013-Sep-09
36 minutes
Episode Image Mapping out the Milky Way
2013-Aug-24
55 minutes
Episode Image NOAA's Space Weather Centre
2013-Aug-09
38 minutes
Episode Image The National Astronomy Meeting 2013
2013-Jul-24
53 minutes
Episode Image Landing on a Comet
2013-Jul-09
34 minutes
Episode Image Giant planets
2013-Jun-24
53 minutes
Episode Image Britain's First Official Astronaut
2013-Jun-09
31 minutes
Episode Image The Milky Way's local black hole
2013-May-24
60 minutes
Episode Image Dodging Space Harpoons
2013-May-09
34 minutes
Episode Image Measuring the Universe
2013-Apr-24
58 minutes
Episode Image Solar Science and Space Planes
2013-Apr-09
34 minutes
Episode Image Radio Astronomy in the Australian Outback
2013-Mar-25
30 minutes
Episode Image The First Phone in Space
2013-Mar-10
30 minutes
Episode Image Captivated by Comets
2013-Feb-25
57 minutes
Episode Image Methane on Mars and Meeting Astronauts
2013-Feb-10
34 minutes
Episode Image Don't Panic! Keeping Your Cool in Space
2013-Jan-10
37 minutes
Episode Image Dealing With Debris
2012-Dec-13
52 minutes
Episode Image Space Boffins on the ISS
2012-Dec-10
34 minutes
Episode Image Houston, we have a Podcast
2012-Nov-10
28 minutes
Episode Image New Science with NuSTAR
2012-Oct-24
58 minutes
Episode Image Space Boffins Search for ET
2012-Oct-09
29 minutes
Episode Image Excitement about ALMA
2012-Sep-24
58 minutes
Episode Image Mars InSights, rings around Saturn and satellite docking games...
2012-Sep-09
29 minutes
Episode Image Martian Matters
2012-Aug-23
52 minutes
Episode Image The First American Spacewalk
2012-Aug-09
29 minutes
Episode Image Finding Impossible Stars
2012-Jul-24
59 minutes
Episode Image Work, rest and play: Mars and space tourism
2012-Jul-09
29 minutes
Episode Image Plant Pathogens Observed From Orbit
2012-Jun-24
57 minutes
Episode Image Introducing Space Boffins!
2012-Jun-09
30 minutes
Episode Image The Dominant Force in the Universe
2012-May-24
53 minutes
Episode Image The National Astronomy Meeting 2012
2012-Apr-01
59 minutes
Episode Image Naked Astronomy AstroFest Special
2012-Feb-25
53 minutes
Episode Image Meeting MIRI and Detecting Dark Matter
2012-Jan-25
57 minutes
Episode Image Seeing Your House from the Space Station
2011-Dec-20
59 minutes
Episode Image Stars and Supernovae
2011-Nov-25
61 minutes
Episode Image Blue Stragglers and the Polarised Universe
2011-Oct-25
57 minutes
Episode Image Dark Planets and Dark Matter
2011-Sep-24
54 minutes
Episode Image The Year In Space Science
2011-Jul-24
58 minutes
Episode Image Star Death, STEREO & South Africa's SKA bid
2011-Jun-24
59 minutes
Episode Image The Birth of Sunspots and Black Hole Collisions
2011-May-24
58 minutes
Episode Image The National Astronomy Meeting 2011
2011-Apr-21
61 minutes
Episode Image Astronomy at the Cambridge Science Festival
2011-Mar-25
51 minutes
Episode Image Kepler 11 - A Unique Extrasolar System
2011-Feb-25
61 minutes
Episode Image Antimatter Storms and the Universe's Dark Ages
2011-Jan-25
58 minutes
Episode Image Lessons from the Past
2010-Dec-25
63 minutes
Episode Image A Decade of Living in Space
2010-Nov-25
62 minutes
Episode Image An Alien's Eye View and Cosmic Climate Change
2010-Oct-24
61 minutes
Episode Image Making Steam Inside Stars
2010-Sep-24
54 minutes
Episode Image Is Our Solar System Strange?
2010-Aug-24
45 minutes
Episode Image The Biggest Questions in the Universe
2010-Jul-24
54 minutes
Episode Image Watching Worlds Wander
2010-Jun-24
47 minutes
Episode Image The Brightest Events in the Universe
2010-May-24
50 minutes
Episode Image Riding in a Comet's Wake
2010-Apr-25
48 minutes
Episode Image Is there anybody out there?
2010-Mar-25
65 minutes
Episode Image What's Hiding in the Starlight?
2010-Feb-25
57 minutes
Episode Image How to Spot a Supernova
2010-Jan-25
53 minutes
Episode Image Is there a planet beyond Pluto?
2009-Dec-25
48 minutes
Episode Image The Oldest Light in the Universe
2009-Nov-20
51 minutes