41 episodes

Join the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich as they discuss the night sky and recent news in the wide world of astronomy.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the historic home of the Astronomer Royal, with the first building, Flamsteed House, built in 1675. Now the Observatory is a heritage site, museum and a centre for excellence in science learning.

Look Up! Royal Observatory Greenwich

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Join the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich as they discuss the night sky and recent news in the wide world of astronomy.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the historic home of the Astronomer Royal, with the first building, Flamsteed House, built in 1675. Now the Observatory is a heritage site, museum and a centre for excellence in science learning.

    Look Up! August 2020

    Look Up! August 2020

    Royal Observatory Astronomer Dhara takes you through what to see in the night sky during the month of August in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.
    On this month's podcast, Dhara talks about the recent launches of new spacecraft to Mars and explores the history of Mars exploration. We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!

    • 28 min
    Look Up! July 2020

    Look Up! July 2020

    Royal Observatory Astronomer Dhara takes you through what to see in the night sky during the month of July in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.
    On this month's podcast, Dhara talks about the discovery of either the heaviest known neutron star or the lightest blackhole - an object found in the mass gap of stellar remnants. We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!

    • 26 min
    Look Up! June 2020

    Look Up! June 2020

    Royal Observatory Astronomer Dhara takes you through what to see in the night sky during the month of June in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.
    On this month's podcast, Dhara talks about the cosmic 'chicken or the egg' question of which came first - galaxies or the supermassive black holes that lie at their hearts? We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!

    • 24 min
    Look Up! May 2020

    Look Up! May 2020

    Royal Observatory Astronomer Dhara takes you through what to see in the night sky during the month of May in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.
    On this month's podcast, Dhara talks about the age old question of where did life first begin on Earth? We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!

    • 25 min
    Look Up! April 2020

    Look Up! April 2020

    Royal Observatory Astronomer Dhara takes you through what to see in the night sky during the month of April in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.
    On this month's podcast, Dhara talks about the longstanding question of how the Earth got its Moon. We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!

    • 23 min
    Look Up! March 2020

    Look Up! March 2020

    Royal Observatory Astronomers Dhara and Patricia take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of March in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.

    On this month's podcast, Dhara talks about the end of the Spitzer Space Telescope mission and Patricia talks about the iconic 'Pale Blue Dot' image and Carl Sagan. We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!

    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and vote for your favourite news story at the start of the month!

    • 37 min

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