Below are a list of Astronomy and Science related podcasts, some are recommended from various sources, some from around the world. They are educational, informative and fun.
Podcasts are great for me, especially on my commute to and from my day job or when stuck in traffic. I listen to these from my phone. Sometimes I’ll listen to them in SkySlab while I’m doing maintenance or generally observing. The podcasts are categorised below into their type of subject matter so you should easily find something in which you’re interested.
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|ABC NewsRadio StarStuff||ABC NewsRadio's astronomy, space sciences and cosmology program, has the latest discoveries across the universe and space science news from around the world. Hosted by Stuart Gary.|
|SpaceTime with Stuart Gary SpaceTime||After ABC NewsRadio's StarStuff was scrapped, Stuart Gary started up SpaceTime. Hosted by Stuart Gary.|
|Science @ NASA Feature Stories Podcast||The Science and Technology Directorate at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center sponsors the Science@NASA web sites. The mission of Science@NASA is to help the public understand how exciting NASA research is and to help NASA scientists fulfill their outreach responsibilities.|
|The Jodcast||Monthly astronomy news, interviews and questions. Created by astronomers at Jodrell Bank Observatory.|
|NASACast Audio||NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.|
|Cheap Astronomy Podcasts||Astronomy and Science related news podcasts with Cheap Astronomy.|
|The Planetary Society||Each week, Planetary Radio visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, advocate or writer who can provide a unique perspective on the quest for knowledge about astronomy, our solar system and beyond. They also showcase regular features that raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face.|
|365 Days of Astronomy||Daily Podcasts about Astronomy and Science|
|The Titanium Physicist||An excellent Podcast put together by Benjamin Tippett, the Titanium Physicist aims to change the boundary between the incomprehensible and the well explained by inviting scientists to explain physics in their own language, but in a way that uses metaphors and real life examples.|
|Astronomy 141||Life in the Universe, by Professor Richard Pogge from Ohio State University.|
|Astronomy 161||Introduction to Solar System Astronomy, by Professor Richard Pogge from Ohio State University.|
|Astronomy 162||Stars, Galaxies, & the Universe, by Professor Richard Pogge from Ohio State University.|
|Astronomy Cast||Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos. Brought to you by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay|
|W M Keck Observatory||🙁||Musings from astronomers at the W. M. Keck Observatory|
|Astronomy for Kids||Astronomy podcast presented by a kid, for kids|
|Science On Top||Each week, we take a look at the science news that often doesn't make it into the mainstream media. Science On Top is our attempt to shed light on the extraordinary work being done in the name of science, and discuss the world of science in general.|
|Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science||The universe is a strange and wonderful place and, in his Great Moments, Karl has scaled the highest peaks as well as turned over the pebbles to see what's underneath. Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science is published every Thursday.|
|Nature Podcast||Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science. The Nature Podcast is a free weekly audio show highlighting content from each issue, and interviews with the scientists creating the data. The Nature Podcast provides insight and context to groundbreaking research, and allows the scientists to explain theesignificance of their work in their own words.|