I am the Astronomy Presenter on the hit UK BBC TV show, The One Show, where my pre-recorded films and live appearances reach 5.5million people daily. This work led me to being awarded a position on the Council of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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Nov 16, 2015 02:10 PM ET
The Earth is currently orbiting through the debris of Comet Tempel-Tuttle -- yes, it's time for the Leonid meteor shower!
Nov 10, 2015 03:10 PM ET
The Halloween 'dead comet' spooked the world with its abrupt appearance, why didn't we know about it earlier?
Apr 24, 2014 03:22 PM ET
The Eta Aquarid shower is coming, but where do the meteors come from and how can we see them?
Apr 3, 2014 12:45 PM ET
On April 8, Mars will be at opposition in the night sky -- here's how you can get the best astronomical viewing opportunities.
Mar 19, 2014 06:00 AM ET
In the early hours of Thursday morning, asteroid 163 Erigone will pass directly in front of the bright star Regulus, blocking it from view -- and if you live on the U.S. East Coast, you can watch it happen!
Mar 3, 2014 01:44 PM ET
Once you master the art of 'polar alignment' you will master the art of great astrophotography.
Feb 18, 2014 01:38 PM ET
Europe's Rosetta comet-chasing mission is a triumph in engineering, but none of it would have been possible without an intimate knowledge of Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
Feb 7, 2014 02:59 PM ET
John Dobson, inventor of the Dobsonian mount for telescopes, passed away at the age of 98 in January, but he left behind a wonderful legacy for modern amateur astronomers.
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