The Discussion: Jeni tells us about her more recent astronomy conferences in Eastbourne and Copenhagen. Paul gives us a round up of his astronomy outreach with interesting facts from and a rooftop star party. And Awesome Astronomy gets in deeper than intended with the Alan Bennet/Thora Hird gag that far outstayed its welcome.
The News: Rounding up the space and astronomy news this month we have:
- AMI in the Sky with Diamonds!
- Farewell Apollo 12 moonwalker, Alan Bean
- An old mystery about our moon is solved
- Has the Mars Opportunity rover bitten the dust?
The Interview: This month Jeni speaks to Dr Tana Joseph about the MeerKAT telescope and how outreach is impacting science in South Africa.
Q&A: Listeners’ questions via email, Facebook & Twitter take us on a journey into the astronomy issues that have always plagued our understanding or stretched our credulity. This month we take a look at solar physics:
Will the Parker Solar Probe really touch the surface of the sun and what science will it do? Mark De Vriij in Poland