Media & Public Appearances

Below are a (probably incomplete) list of my media and public appearances over the last few years.

Key

TVRadioPublic TalkPrint (magazine article/book)Web article

2017

  • December 2017 Book Review: Beyond the Sky; Sky at Night magazine
  • 9th November 2017 Telescopes through the Ages; Swansea Astronomical Society
  • 18th September 2017 Mysteries of the Solar System; Robert Hunter’s School (Aberdeen)
  • 18th September 2017 Telescopes Through the Ages; Aberdeen Astronomical Society
  • 15th September 2017 Cassini’s Grand Finale; Wales Today (BBC One Wales)
  • 15th September 2017 Cassini’s Grand Finale; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 8th September 2017 Telescopes through the Ages; Bridgend Astronomical Society
  • 18th July 2017 GW170104; BBC Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales)
  • July 2017 Book Review: We Have No Idea; Sky at Night magazine
  • 26th June 2017 Gravitational Waves; Abergavenny Astronomical Society
  • 16th May 2017 In Search of Other Worlds; Pint of Science, Cardiff
  • 13th May 2017 Mysteries of the Solar System; Cotswold Astronomical Society
  • March 2017 Book Review: Exploring Space; Sky at Night magazine
  • 20th April 2017 Exoplanet discovery; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 4th April 2017 Telescopes Through the Ages; Wiltshire Astronomical Society
  • 14th March 2017 TRAPPIST-1; BBC Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 9th March 2017 Gravitational Waves; LVS Ascot “Smalley Lecture”
  • 6th March 2017 Telescopes Through the Ages; Retired Engineers Group, Cardiff
  • March 2017 Book Review: Exploring Space; Sky at Night magazine
  • 23rd February 2017 Herschel Space Observatory; Torbay Astronomical Society
  • 2nd February 2017 Mysteries of the Solar System; Ashby School Stargazing Evening
  • 25th January 2017 Herschel Space Observatory; Orpington Astronomical Society
  • 16th January 2017 Mysteries of the Solar System; Barry & District Astronomical Society

2016

  • December 2016 Book Review: Welcome to The Universe; Sky at Night magazine
  • 21st November 2016 Gravitational Waves; Careers Day (National Space Centre)
  • 18th November 2016 Space Debris; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 14th November 2016 The “Supermoon”; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 13th November 2016 The “Supermoon”; CBC (Canada National TV)
  • 11th November 2016 Get ready for the biggest ‘supermoon’ in nearly six decades; The Conversation, Wales Online
  • 11th November 2016 Mysteries of the Solar System; Hampshire Astronomical Society
  • 25th October 2016 Galaxies in the Universe; BBC Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 19th October 2016 ExoMars arrival and landing (aka Mars Correspondent!); Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 18th October 2016 Herschel and Planck; Fordingbridge Astronomical Society
  • 18th October 2016 Why study maths?; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 14th October 2016 Telescopes through the Ages; Bridgend Astronomical Society
  • 7th October 2016 Mysteries of the Solar System; Talking Science (RAL)
  • October 2016 Book Review: 50 Things You Should Know About Space; Sky at Night magazine
  • 30th September 2016 Herschel Space Observatory; Peter Bolas Lecture (Rosliston Astronomy Society)
  • 30th September 2016 Rosetta Grand Finale; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 25th September 2016 Gravitational Waves; AstroCamp IX
  • 14th September 2016 Gaia Data Release; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 12th September 2016 How to stargaze; Wynn Evans Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 12th August 2016 Perseid Meteor Shower; Made in Cardiff TV
  • 11th August 2016 Perseid Meteor Shower; Capital FM/Heart FM
  • 4th July 2016 Juno Mission; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 3rd June 2016 Expansion of the Universe; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • May 2016 Book Review: What’s it Like in Space?; Sky at Night magazine
  • 21st April 2016 Transit of Mercury; From Solar Surprises to Mysterious Mercury (National Museum Wales)
  • 12th April 2016 Breakthrough Starshot; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 21th March 2016 Comet close-approach; 5 Live Breakfast (BBC Radio 5 Live)
  • 17th March 2016 Mysteries of the Solar System; Ashby School Stargazing
  • 7th March 2016 Aurora; Jason Mohammad Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 29th Feb 2016 Leap years and leap seconds; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 27th Feb 2016 Mysteries of the Solar System; National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
  • 11th Feb 2016 Detection of Gravitational Waves; BBC Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 11th Feb 2016 Detection of Gravitational Waves; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 11 Feb 2016 Detection of Gravitational Waves (live from School of Physics and Astronomy); Wales Today (BBC 1 Wales)
  • 4th Feb 2016Telescopes through the ages; Cardiff Astronomical Society
  • 21 Jan 2016 Planet Nine; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • January 2016 Book Review: To the Edge of the Universe; Sky at Night magazine

2015

  • 31 Dec 2015 Science Review of 2015, Pythagoras’ Trousers (Radio Cardiff) (Available online)
  • 22 Dec 2015 Science Cafe Review of the Year; Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales) (Programme website; available to listen online until 1st Feb 2016)
  • 20 Dec 2015 Tim Peake launch interview; ITV Newsweek Wales (Available online)
  • 15 Dec 2015 Tim Peake launch interview; Jason Mohammed (BBC Radio Wales) (Programme website; available to listen online until 15 Jan 2016)
  • 15 Dec 2015 Tim Peake launch interview; BBC Radio Berkshire
  • 4th Dec 2015 The State of the Cosmos; Derby & District Astronomical Society
  • 26th Nov 2015 The Herschel Space Observatory; The William Herschel Lecture, hosted by University of Bath & William Herschel Society Online video (skip to 21:00 for start of lecture)
  • 15 Nov 2015 Sunday Paper Review; Sunday Supplement (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 3 Nov 2015 Herschel and Planck – Europe’s Cosmic Explorers; Wessex Astronomical Society
  • 22 Oct 2015 Cosmos: The Infographic Book of Space; Stuart Lowe & Chris North, Aurum Press (Book website)
  • 18 Oct 2015 Book Launch, Cosmos: The Infographic Book of Space; Penarth Book Festival
  • Sep 2015 Book Review: Hubble’s Legacy; Sky at Night magazine
  • 25 August 2015 SETI; Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales)
  • July 2015 Book Review: A Space-Traveller’s Guide to the Solar System; Sky at Night magazine
  • 27 June 2015 Space Facts; Chris Corcoran Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 20 June 2015 Space Facts; Chris Corcoran Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 6 June 2015 Space Facts; Chris Corcoran Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 2 June 2015 Ashby School Science Fair (Judge & Keynote); Ashby School
  • 18 May 2015 Herschel Space Observatory: science and results; Abergavenny Astronomical Society
  • 1 May 2015 End of Messenger mission; Newsround, CBBC (Available online)
  • 1 May 2015 End of Messenger mission; BBC Breakfast, BBC One (Available online)
  • 1 May 2015 End of Messenger mission; One O’clock News, BBC One (Available online)
  • May 2015 The CMB in High Resolution (article); Sky at Night magazine
  • 25 April 2015 Mysteries of the Solar System; Physics in the Hills
  • 6 April 2015 LHC turning on; Good Evening Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • April 2015 Book Review: The Science of Interstellar; Sky at Night magazine
  • 20 March 2015 Partial solar eclipse; BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service; BBC Radio Wales
  • 20 March 2015 Viewing the solar eclipse; BBC Wales (Available online)
  • 19 March 2015 Solar Eclipse talk; National Museum Wales & Cardiff University
  • 5 March 2015 Cosmology in the Planck Era; Hereford Astronomical Society
  • 6 Feb 2015 The Herschel Space Observatory; Astrofest
  • Feb 2015 Book Review: The Universe Verse; Sky at Night magazine
  • 10 Jan 2015 Observing Comet Lovejoy; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)

2014

  • 15 Dec 2014 Spatial Awareness: Minor Bodies; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • Dec 2014 Book Review: Night Sky Watcher; Sky at Night magazine
  • 29 Nov 2014 Science and Rugby; Chris Corcoran Rugby World Cup Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 22 Nov 2014 Science and Rugby; Chris Corcoran Rugby World Cup Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 15 Nov 2014 Science and Rugby; Chris Corcoran Rugby World Cup Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 12 Nov 2014 The Herschel Space Observatory; Salford Astronomical Society
  • 8 Nov 2014 Science and Rugby; Chris Corcoran Rugby World Cup Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 2 Nov 2014 Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two crash; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 2 Nov 2014 Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two crash; Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 29 Oct 2014 Antares explosion; Jason Mohammad Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 23 Oct 2014 Spatial Awareness: Landing on a Comet; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • 11 Oct 2014 The Herschel Space Observatory; Northwest Astrofest
  • 5 Oct 2014 Spaceports in Wales; ITV Newsweek Wales
  • 5 Sep 2014 Spatial Awareness: Cosmology; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • 3 Sep 2014 Mysteries of the Solar System; Physics Unbound
  • 14 Aug 2014 The Herschel Space Observatory; LonCon 2014
  • 7 Aug 2014 Spatial Awareness: Rosetta Roundup; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • July 2014 Book Review: Astronomy for the Young and Old;BBC Sky at Night magazine
  • 10 May 2014 Top 10 Space Facts; Chris Corcoran Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • May 2014 Brecon Beacon Star Camp; BBC Sky at Night (Reporter)
  • 4 May 2014 Astronomy: First Sunday; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • 1 May 2014 Keynote Speech; Ashby School Awards Evening
  • 29 April 2014 Discoveries by the Herschel Space Observatory; Bournemouth Natural Science Society
  • 10 April 2014 ALMA cyanide discovery; BBC Scotland, BBC Radio 5 Live
  • 10 April 2015 The sky this month; Eleri Sion Show (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 6 April 2014 Astronomy: First Sunday; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • 1 April 2014  BICEP-2 results; Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 17 March 2014 Spontaneous Discussion on Cosmology [BICEP2] results; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • 2 March 2014 NtSAN 3; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • 18 Feb 2014 The Herschel Space Observatory; Royal Astronomical Society & Royal Photgraphical Society
  • 18 Feb 2014 The Herschel Space Observatory; Solent Astronomical Society
  • 3 Feb 2014 NtSAN 2; Google Hangout (Available online)
  • 10 Jan 2014 Launch of St Joseph’s Primary School telescope; ITV Wales
  • 5 Jan 2014 Definitely not the Sky at Night 3; Google Hangout (Available online)

2013

(incomplete)

  • 5 Dec 2013 Comet Chasing; BBC Sky at Night #733 (Reporter)
  • 14 Dec 2014  Yutu rover landing; BBC News Channel
  • 1 Dec 2013  Book Review; Science Cafe (BBC Radio Wales)
  • 31 Oct 2013 The Sky at Night: How to Read the Solar System; BBC Books
  • 26 Oct 2013 1st Planck cosmology results; ITV Newsweek News
  • 23 Oct 2013 1st Planck cosmology results; ITV Wales News
  • 6 Oct 2013 Space Surgery Special; BBC Sky at Night #731 (Reporter)
  • Oct 2013 Book Review: Night Vision; Sky at Night magazine
  • 1 Sep 2013 Fatal Attraction; BBC Sky at Night #730 (Reporter; “Peak Star Party” available online)
  • 4 Aug 2013 Year on Mars; BBC Sky at Night #729 (Reporter; “Robots of Mars” available online)
  • 7 July 2013  Solstice; BBC Sky at Night #728 (Reporter; “The Moon’s Orbit”  & “Bush Barrow Gold Lozenge” available online)
  • 2 June 2013 Lives of the Stars; BBC Sky at Night #727 (Reporter; “Space Surgery” & “Battle of the Forces” available online)
  • 5 May 2013 Stunning Saturn; BBC Sky at Night #726 (Reporter)
  • May 2013 The Life of Stars; Sky at Night magazine
  • 7 April 2013 They Fall to Earth; BBC Sky at Night #725 (Reporter; “Space Surgery” available online)
  • 3 March 2013 Moore Winter Marathon results; BBC Sky at Night #724 (Reporter)
  • 3 Feb 2013 The Sun King; BBC Sky at Night #723 (Reporter)
  • 6 Jan 2013 Reaching for the Stars; BBC Sky at Night #722 (Reporter)

Pre-2013

(incomplete)

  • 2 Dec 2012 Mercury and the Moon; BBC Sky at Night #721 (Reporter, Available online)
  • 4 Nov 2012 The Story of Stuff; BBC Sky at Night #720 (Reporter; Available online)
  • 7 Oct 2012 Brecon Beacon Star Party; BBC Sky at Night #719 (Reporter; Available online)
  • 7 Aug 2012 Homegrown Observatories; BBC Sky at Night #717 (Reporter)
  • 3 June 2012 JUICE; BBC Sky at Night #715 (Reporter)
  • May 2012 Planck: the Cosmic Cartographer; Sky at Night magazine
  • 12 April 2012 The Sky at Night: Answers to Questions from Across the Cosmos; BBC Books
  • 1 April 2012 Warp Factor 55; BBC Sky at Night #713 (Reporter)
  • 4 March 2012 Citizen Astronomy; BBC Sky at Night #712 (Reporter)
  • 12 Feb 2012 Age of the Infrared; BBC Sky at Night #711 (Reporter)
  • 8 Jan 2012 Other Solar Systems; BBC Sky at Night #710 (Reporter)
  • 4 Dec 2011 Outer Limits; BBC Sky at Night #709 (Reporter)
  • 2 Oct 2011 Pegasus and Andromeda; BBC Sky at Night #707 (Reporter)
  • 7 Aug 2011 Dawn at Vesta; BBC Sky at Night #705 (Reporter)
  • 3 July 2011 Stars Indoors; BBC Sky at Night #704 (Reporter)
  • 5 June 2011 Cygnus the Swan; BBC Sky at Night #703 (Co-presenter)
  • 1 May 2011 Planetary Atmospheres; BBC Sky at Night #702 (Reporter)
  • 3 April 2011 Double Star Party; BBC Sky at Night #701 (Reporter)
  • 7 Nov 2010 Ghostly Travellers; BBC Sky at Night #696 (Interviewee)
  • 6 June 2010 Star Birth; BBC Sky at Night #691 (Interviewee)

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