The Naked Scientists episode Planet B: Can We Colonise Space? went out on BBC 5 Live and BBC Cambridge at the weekend. The show will go out in Australia on Friday and the podcast is now live and available to be listened to.
In this episode of the weekly show, presenter Izzie Clarke asks 'Is there a Planet B?', 'How could we get there?', and takes a spin at astronaut training.
Our postdoc Adrian Currie is featured at the beginning and end of the programme, in the segments "Why leave Earth?" and "Should we colonise space?", on whether leaving Earth would actually reduce existential risk.