Movies and public lectures on astronomy & astrophysics.
40 years ago the Voyager spacecraft hurtled towards the furthest regions of our solar system. On board was a golden record with the sounds and songs of Earth. If you were to choose a song to go on a new Voyager mission what would it be?
Would we have an obligation to help alien species?
How might space travel and extraterrestrial life affect our human moral status?
Did you know astronomers can tell what stars are made of by the colours emitted by them? Tune in to find out more about how scientist use the full spectrum of light to determine the makeup of our Universe.
Did you know astronomers use infrared light to see through nebulas to reveal more? Tune in to find out more about our amazing Universe.
Did you know astronomers can see radio light, including the afterglow of the Big Bang? Tune in to find out more about the radio waves you can see.
Did you know that astronomers can use ultraviolet light to explore and study some of the most energetic stars and galaxies in the universe? Tune in to find out more about the light outside of what our eyes can see.
Did you know that Mars is actually tiny compared to the Sun? or that you weigh two and a half times more on Jupiter than on Earth? Our Solar System is full of amazing facts, tune in to find out more.
Communication across the vastness of space can be very difficult. Learn about some of the challenges scientists face when communicating with spacecraft operating in our Solar System and beyond.
There are three rules to determine if a planet really is a planet. Tune into this video to find out about the three rules and why Pluto is no longer considered a planet.