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Cosmic Coffee Time with Andrew Prestage

Andrew Prestage

It's cosmology in a cup! - Cosmic Coffee Time is bite sized podcasts making sense of space, astronomy, life, and the universe, best enjoyed with a coffee. A down to earth look at what's up there, and it's just for you spacefans. Grab a coffee and see where in the universe we go this time. Follow on Twitter @CosmicCoffTime
Episodes
#67 OSIRIS-REx NASA mission scientist Greg Brennecka brings us up to date on the incredible early findings from the Bennu asteroid sample.June 01, 2024
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#66 Saturn’s largest moon Titan is an incredible place, but could anything live there? Canadian Astrobiologist Dr Catherine Neish led a study on Titan’s habitability. She joins us for a fascinating chat about what she found. May 01, 2024
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#65 Spaghettification? This really is a thing. It happens if you get too close to a black hole, but what is it? And how did it get that name?April 01, 2024
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#64 The Odysseus Moon Lander. The first private moon lander has touched down, but is it still ok?March 01, 2024
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#63 Space Ethics. How do we navigate the ethical challenges of our journey beyond Earth?February 01, 2024
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#62 The iconic Earthrise photograph. Is this the most influential picture from the Apollo era?January 01, 2024
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#61 Will Saturn’s rings really disappear from view in 2025? What’s going on with that?December 01, 2023
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#60 Astrophotography. It's photography with a completely different technique. How do the pros do it, and what can I do with my smartphone?November 01, 2023
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#59 India's Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft became the first spacecraft to land in the south polar region of the moon. Let's see why the this incredible spacecraft and rover could be instrumental for the future of human spaceflight.October 01, 2023
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#58 Resident space rock expert Greg Brennecka is back to preview the return to Earth of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft with a sample of asteroid Bennu.September 01, 2023
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#57 Space junk! Most of the human made objects orbiting Earth aren’t functional. Some of them are incredible objects that have outlasted their mission durations by years. How will these fascinating relics affect future spaceflight? August 01, 2023
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#56 The June solstice, it defines the Arctic circle, the Tropic of Cancer and the Antarctic circle. It has the longest daylight hours in the northern hemisphere, shortest in the southern. But why do those things happen on one day every year?July 01, 2023
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#55 The spectacular Aurora Borealis and its southern partner Aurora Australis. The astronomical light show is such a cool thing to see, but its science was a mystery until the 20th century.June 01, 2023
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#54 NASA’s VERITAS mission to Venus. There’s some good news, there’s some bad news and there’s one incredible discovery hidden for thirty years.May 01, 2023
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#53 The Hayabusa2 Asteroid Ryugu sample return mission. Space rock expert Greg Brennecka joins us for an incredible up-close look at real life asteroid material.April 01, 2023
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#52 Hundreds of years before GPS there was celestial navigation. Let's see how astronomy and some basic equipment kept old time mariners on course.March 01, 2023
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#51 NASA's astronaut class of 1978. We have a compelling chat with Meredith Bagby about this ground breaking group of space shuttle astronauts, and her fascinating book The New GuysFebruary 07, 2023
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#50 We all love GPS, but what space science makes it work?January 01, 2023
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#49 The new Mars meteorite impact. NASA Insight has detected a new meteorite impact on Mars! Meteorite expert Greg Brennecka returns to talk about this breathtaking new discovery.December 01, 2022
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#48 Caroline Herschel - So much more than just the sister of the guy who discovered UranusNovember 01, 2022
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#47 Have you ever heard of moonquakes? Let's take a look at how different they are from earthquakes.October 01, 2022
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#46 Meteorite expert Greg Brennecka returns to the podcast to talk about the Nadir crater. An exciting new discovery that could be a 66 million year old meteorite impact.September 01, 2022
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#45 NASA's Dragonfly mission to Saturn's moon, Titan. A drone is going to fly in the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon. Incredible!August 01, 2022
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#44 About that black hole at the centre of our galaxy... Now we've got a picture! Sagittarius A* July 01, 2022
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#43 Let's take a look at Sunspots. What are those darker spots on the surface of the sun?June 01, 2022
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