Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 22 to 28 August 2022
This week is a great opportunity to take a look at Orion, or hunt out the asteroids Pallas and Vesta.
Interview: A Brief History of Black Holes
What is a black hole? Are they really black? Are they really holes? How much do we actually know about them? Astrophysicist and YouTuber Dr Becky Smethurst reveals how black holes went from theoretical mysteries to objects we can photograph.
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 26 September to 2 October 2022
Jupiter makes its closest approach to Earth of the year this week as we take a look at Jupiter's opposition and more in this episode of Star Diary.
Interview: NASA's plan to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid
Could humanity deflect the path of a civilisation-destroying asteroid? That's what NASA's DART mission hopes to find out by crashing into an asteroid.Ahead of the impact on 26th September at 11:14pm UTC, we spoke with the mission's co-ordination team lead Nancy Chabot about the mission.Transcript