Category Archives: The Astroholic Live

The Astroholic LIVE – June 2016

In this episode of The Astroholic LIVE we talk about open science, rainbows, cosmic inflation, and our special guest Dr. Miho Janvier takes us to the spectacular world of solar physics.

Crazy Ways To Reach The Stars – SpaceUp:UK

Do you think the stars are too far away for your liking? Then this is perfect for you! In this talk, I cover very briefly all the potential solutions to take humanity from home to Alpha Centauri and beyond. I discuss Breakthrough propulsion systems Em

The Astroholic LIVE – Of Mind and (Dark) Matter

In this episode of the Astroholic LIVE, Dr Duncan Astle joined us to talk about the latest research into learning in children. We also talk about satellite galaxies made exclusively of dark matter, the three-body problem, the right-hand rule, tardigrades, and much more.  

RI Lates – Surviving In Space

The post “Meet The Tardigrades” was in lieu of an activity that I planned for the ‘Royal Institution of Great Britain Lates’ event “Surviving in Space.” And who better to represent ultimate survival than the amazing tardigrades? It was a great evening, we talked to about

Astroholic Live – Gravitational Waves, Solar Panels and Penises

In the latest Astroholic live, we talk about gravitational waves, penis transplants, solar panels, animals that can do photosynthesis, and rogue planets. We are joined by the wonderful Joby Hollis, who’s a physical chemist (or a chemical physicist) and an expert on printable photocells.

New Horizon is now en-route for next target.

New Horizon has completed the four maneuvers necessary to direct it to its next target. New Horizons is approximately 120 million kilometres beyond Pluto (which it approached on the 14th of July) and 5.08 billion kilometers from Earth. The maneuvers will change New Horizons’ trajectory