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AstroPodcast 1 Month Birthday

The world’s newest astronomy podcast, AstroPodcast, celebrated its 1 month birthday yesterday…awwwww. In that time things have taken off in a HUGE way with thousands of downloads, being picked up by Astronomy.FM and lots of contact with interesting astronomy people wanting to come on to be interviewed. Thank you to everyone who has downloaded, subscribed […]

004 AstroPodcast Fred Watson

This week AstroPodcast interviews Dr Fred Watson, Astronomer in Charge at the AAO. Fred talks about his early life and what prompted him to become an astronomer, as well as his science outreach tours and the things that excite him in science at the moment. Lots of fun! Fred Watson Homepage – http://www.fredwatson.com.au/    Show Links Fred Watson […]

Global Astronomy Month

April sees the biggest month of coordinated astronomy events since the Year of Astronomy in 2009 – Global Astronomy Month (GAM). Make sure you check out your local astronomy club and the GAM schedule. AstroPodcast is celebrating Global Astronomy Month by recording quite a few podcasts to capture some of the great stuff that is happening […]

003 AstroPodcast Project Solaris

AstroPodcast this week talks to 3 members of the Project Solaris team who are setting up automated robotic telescopes in Australia, South Africa and Argentina to look for planets orbiting binary stars. Piotr Sybilski, Stanisław Kozłowski & Rafal Konrad Pawlaszek  talk about who they are, the project and their thoughts about the countries they have visited […]

002 AstroPodcast Amanda Bauer

This week Dr. Amanda Bauer, Super Science Fellow of the AAO, joins us to talk about her life as an astronomer collecting images of galaxies and trying to find the reason for some of their seemingly strange behaviours.   Amanda can be found at AstroPixie Blog AstroPixie Twitter  Show Notes Super Science Fellow Program – […]

AstroPodcast Joins Astronomy.FM

In exciting news AstroPodcast was approached over the weekend to contribute to acclaimed astronomy audio network Astronomy.FM and I have said yes. Astronomy.FM, or AFM for short, is an online streaming service that plays popular astronomy programs in scheduled slots just like a radio station. AFM has around 20,000 listeners per month and is a growing community of […]

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