Chris is in Sweden, Rob is in England, Skype is… not working very well. We chat about exoplanets, Swedish coffee, Planet Hunters and beluga whales - though not all at once.
Episode #54. 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.
- The Sky at Night: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mk7h
- PH1: A new planet from Planet Hunters: http://blog.planethunters.org/2012/10/15/ph1-a-planet-in-a-four-star-system/
- Earth-sized world around Alpha Centauri b: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/oct/17/earth-planet-found-alpha-centauri
- A ‘talking’ Beluga whale: http://io9.com/5953817/easily-the-best-thing-youll-hear-all-week-a-beluga-whale-mimicking-human-speech
- Curiosity begins eating dirt: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20003236
Audio content Copyright 2012 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/). The image at the top of this entry is from io9 - which is awesome and you all should follow it.