5/30 Astronomer Heather Couper reviews ancient associations of stars and planets with deities.
4/30 The history of astrology began as a way of advising rulers on their military campaigns.
3/30 Our ancestors mapped the stories of their mythology onto the constellations in the sky.
2/30 Astronomer Heather Couper on the importance of the sun to ancient agrarian society.
1/30 Astronomer Heather Couper charts the history of our growing understanding of the universe.
30/30 Heather Couper considers the prospects of life being found elsewhere in the solar system.
29/30 Astronomers in the past decade have tried to find other planets like Earth in the universe
28/30 How the use of infrared telescopes increased our understanding of distant planets.
27/30 Heather Couper looks at research that shows stars are like controlled nuclear explosions.
26/30 Heather Couper looks at William Herschel's discovery of infrared radiation 200 years ago.