Recycled Electrons

Jul 21

A Potato and a Yam

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Chris and Rob discuss Rosetta and its Rubber Duck comet. We also talk about where else in the solar system do you get total solar eclipses, and how we’re finally going to start naming exoplanets.

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Episode #113. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

Jul 02

Sport of the Choice

Rob and Chris are facing a content-free week of very little astronomy news so have resorted to this. Apologies for the occasional audio glitch o this week’s episode.

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Episode #112. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

Jun 26

Copacabana Beach

Rob and Chris are fresh back from the 2014 National Astronomy Meeting in Portsmouth with news of black holes, hacks, comedy, and Titan.

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Episode #111. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

Jun 20

Extremely European Telescope

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Rob and Chris talk about social machines, Saturn, and shadows behind Jupiter. There’s a comet quietening down and a moon stinking things up.

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Episode #110. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

Jun 11

In a World

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Rob and Chris talk about BICEP2 coverage, Turing tests and crashing planets together. Curiosity is back in the news and we take several questions from The Listener

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Episode #109. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Credits:

Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

Jun 06

Exexoplanets

Rob and Chris talk about BICEP2 (again), exoplanets, and LEGO! Which ice-cream analogy is right for your planet: we discuss.

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Episode #108. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Credits:

Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

May 30

Headed by Christopher Nolan

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Rob and Grant discuss old spacecraft and old TV shows. We also ponder 1994: the year humanity peaked in both space and at the Oscars.

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Episode #107. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

May 23

A Step Behind

Chris and Rob are in Chicago and talking from inside the Adler Planetarium. They talk about Titus-Bode, slogans for science, and jet lag.

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Episode #106. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

May 10

Galileo 2.0

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Chris and Rob talk about endless metaphors, putting the Universe in a box and Maaarrrsss. Rob made a thing and Chris is crying into his whiskey.

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Episode #105. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Credits:

Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

Apr 30

The Old Light Bending Trick

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Chris and Rob talk about supernovae, citizen science, and circuits. We discuss yawning again and our newest neighbour in space: which is very cool.

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Episode #104. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.

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Credits:

Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).