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Is there life on other planets?

The World of Science

Episode 5: Is there life on other planets?

Guest: Radmila Topalovic


A series of podcasts, with featured guests, exploring the many aspects within the field of Science and discussing the range of issues facing Science in the current world. These will include issues such as the formation of the earth, how nerves communicate, climate change, the solar system, health issues, and much more. The podcast is presented by Dr Fiona Murray.


In this latest episode of The World of Science, Fiona is delighted to be joined by Radmila Topalovic. Radmila has newly joined Morley College London as Programme Manager for Maths at the North Kensington Centre for Skills. Radmila Topalovic is an urban astronomer who holds a Ph.D. in Astrochemistry and a BSc in Physics with Astrophysics. In 2016, Radmila co-authored the popular Collins Astronomy book Stargazing with fellow astronomer Tom Kerss and she is currently working on a range of guides to the night sky for 2025 in collaboration with the Royal Observatory Greenwich, due Summer 2024. In this episode Radmila discusses her journey as a woman navigating the physical science world, her love of the night sky, and answers the very important question ‘is there life on other planets?’. Fahkir Imran (BTEC L2 Science student) joins Fiona as guest co-host for this episode.


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