Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser + Chris Carpineti

The Astroholic Explains S01E08 – Spin, Stardust, and… Is Chris a Cucumber?

In this episode we tackle two more questions from our lovely listeners. The first is about what determines the rotation of planets and the second one focuses on the...

The Astroholic Explains S02E01 – How To Destroy The Earth

We are back for season 2 and we start with a question every supervillain wants answering: how to completely annihilate the Earth using whatever the cosmos provides! 
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The Astroholic Explains – S01E02 Black Holes: Friends of Foes?

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What's the deal with that mysterious wobbling black hole? And what are the dangers of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy? Listen on Apple Podcast or...

The Astroholic Explains S01E11 – Ancient Star Clusters And A Mystery Planet

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In this episode we talk about globular clusters and how they help us work out the age of stars, and then return to our neighbourhood to investigate the rumour...

The Astroholic Explains S01E10 – Of Planets & Pregnancy

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This time we answer two questions from the same person. Laurie asks if other solar systems are likely to be similar to ours, and about the risk of pregnancy...

The Astroholic Explains – S01E01 What’s Up (And Down) With Gravity?

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Chris has a burning question about mass and why the universe doesn't just collapse onto itself. Alfredo gives us the low down on what's up with gravity! Listen on Apple...

The Astroholic Explains Xmas Special 2019 – Saturn’s Last Soul

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In this first Christmas Special, guest-produced by Shaun O'Boyle, we leave our standard format behind and jump into a world of science fiction and horror. This is brought to...

The Astroholic Explains S02E02 – Looking At The Sun Like Never Before

In this episode, we are joined by European Space Agency scientist Dr. Dave Williams who talks about the incredible Solar Orbiter mission. This will study the solar...

The Astroholic Explains S01E09 – Headlights On A Spaceship & How Many Aliens Are...

In this episode we answer two different but equally important questions. What would the headlights on a spaceship moving at the speed of light look like, and are there...

The Astroholic Explains S01E06 – Goodness Gracious Great Balls Of Fire

Almost 111 years after the Tunguska Event we answer our first (unexpectedly nepotistic) crowdsourced question about the risk of an asteroid impact, and we try to wrap our heads...