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Planetary astronomer Michele Bannister has recently arrived home after working in Canada at The University of Victoria in British Columbia, and at Queen's University in Belfast. A passionate… Audio
A new interstellar comet some 20 kilometres wide and trailing gas has recently been spotted entering our solar system. Audio
Kim Hill talks to British journalist, author and broadcaster Alok Jha, whose science-related topics have included the history of meteorology, climate change politics, how much we should trust… Audio
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected significant levels of molecular oxygen coming from a comet, in a discovery that has taken astronomers by surprise.
Former Mt John University Observatory superintendent Alan Gilmore raises our gaze to the bodies floating in space. There is yet more to say about the spacecraft Rosetta's findings from comet 67P. Audio
Mt John University Observatory superintendent Alan Gilmore raises our gaze to the planets and stars and beyond - the BICEP2 polarisation measures in the cosmic microwave background. Audio
There's a warning from some scientists that Earth has been left with a huge blind spot for potentially devastating comet strikes after the only dedicated comet-spotting program in the Southern… Audio