Star Diary: What's in the night sky from 30 May to 5 June
The Planets; the twins of Gemini - Castor and Pollux; the Moon. We run down the best things to see in the sky this week.
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 27 June to 3 July
A parade of planets, Earthshine and a stellar occultation, as we run down what you can see in the night sky this week.Transcript
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence
Could there be life beyond Earth? Microbial life existing elsewhere in the Universe seems likely, but what about an intelligent civilisation? How are scientists searching for them, and what would it mean for planet Earth if we made contact with an alien species? In this episode, the SETI Institute’s Franck Marchis talks astrobiology, exoplanets and what he really thinks about UFOs.