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All things Space – astronomy, news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer At Large Professor Fred Watson and Broadcaster/Journalist/Sci-Fi Writer Andrew Dunkley. You can become a crew member, support the podcast and help us reach our goals via Supercast or Patreon Join our Facebook group to interact with like-minded listeners: Click Here

All things Space – astronomy, news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer At Large Professor Fred Watson and Broadcaster/Journalist/Sci-Fi Writer Andrew Dunkley. You can become a crew member, support the podcast and help us reach our goals via Supercast or Patreon Join our Facebook group to interact with like-minded listeners: Click Here

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Sydney, NSW

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All things Space – astronomy, news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer At Large Professor Fred Watson and Broadcaster/Journalist/Sci-Fi Writer Andrew Dunkley. You can become a crew member, support the podcast and help us reach our goals via Supercast or Patreon Join our Facebook group to interact with like-minded listeners: Click Here

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English

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+61431119082


Episodes

It's Here and Andrew's Excited!

5/13/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites at either https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new Bitesz.com HQ site at www.bitesz.com Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 252 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● A Mars update – China about to land there making history ● A new form of Aurora – unmasked from old data ● It’s official – life related molecules can form in cold, dark Space ● Questions from our listeners – Doug in Ontario (Canada) and Sandy in...

Duration:00:47:20

Space Blobs

5/6/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites at either https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new Bitesz.com HQ site at www.bitesz.com Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 251 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● Ingenuity will fly again. An update from Mars. ● Quasar Satellites. What? ● False positives and Exo-planets….explained. ● Space Blobs (Andrew is excited) ● Questions from our listeners – Bill in Ann Arbor Michigan (USA) has a question involving the...

Duration:00:47:30

RIP Michael Collins

4/29/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 250 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● RIP Michael Collins – friend of the show ● Questions from our listeners – Cassandra, Ryan, Graham, Paddy, Alyssa, Ralph, Andrew and Mark. Fred has answers for all of them, For more Space Nuts, supporter links, visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new bitesz.com...

Duration:00:58:35

Historic Achievement

4/22/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 249 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● History is made – the Ingenuity update…… ● An update on Australia’s Square Kilometer Array – and it’s good news. ● For some this will be possibly the saddest story of the year – you can forget warp drive! ● Audience questions…today listeners want to know what is the great attractor and where is it, plus why is Neptune invisible to the naked eye? Fred has the answers… For more...

Duration:00:46:41

Have We Got the Universal Model Wrong?

4/15/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 248 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● A quick Ingenuity update… ● Have we got the universal model wrong? It’s possible…analysing the particle physics… ● New findings on the aurora of Jupiter… ● Audience questions…today from listeners Richard in Brisbane (Australia) and Tom in Toronto Canada, who has a great question about Fred’s music abilities. For more Space Nuts, supporter links, visit the shop, buy a book, leave...

Duration:00:53:06

History In the Making

4/8/2021
Space Nuts 247 Show Notes April 2021 Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 247 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● The latest on Ingenuities adventures on mars…the first flight preparations are well underway. ● There’s new data on the Chicxulub Crater and it’s affect on life on Earth as we know it. ● The discovery of an elusive intermediary black hole. ● Audience questions…today from listeners in the Netherlands and Springfield USA. For more Space...

Duration:00:50:27

Magnetism

4/1/2021
Space Nuts 246 Show Notes April 2021 Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 246 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● Fred’s road trip to Adelaide, South Australia. So, what was he doing there? ● The significance of the magnetic fields of the Black Hole M87. ● There’s been a new echo received from exo-asteroid Borisov….but what does it mean? Fred explains ● Audience questions…from a listener in New Zealand (do other planets have magnetic poles? and another in...

Duration:00:50:25

You Asked - We Answer

3/25/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 245 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Questions from our Global Community ● Another episode where we focus exclusively on our global audience’s questions…and critiques. ● If you’d like to submit a question for future episodes, just visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com and click on the AMA tab. You’ll be able to record a message or simply fill in the form and send us a written query. ● Thank you for your...

Duration:00:59:58

The One with the Cockatoos

3/19/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 244 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley The One with the Cockatoos ● The Perseverance Rover Update. ● Turns out exo-asteroids could be quite common, much more so than previously thought. Fred explains. ● A new twist on super-massive black holes. ● Listener questions…Planet Nine – does t exist? What’s the latest thinking and Spiral Galaxies…how are they formed?. Fred has answers. ● And for anyone not from Australia and...

Duration:00:49:57

At Warp Speed

3/11/2021
Space Nuts Episode 243 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley At Warp Speed ● Another busy week on Mars…we have another Perseverance Rover Update. ● Organic materials essential for life have been found on an asteroid. Fred has the details. ● Some genius has come up with a real life model for a warp drive. Andrew gets excited and Fred has the details. ● Listener questions…from Hugh in Texas (USA) and Luk in the Netherlands. Fred has answers. For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to...

Duration:00:50:22

Revists

3/4/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 242 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Now What? ● The latest on the Perseverance Rover on Mars – it’s been a busy week on the Red Planet. ● Old research revisited…does it give us new clues on how to find extraterrestrials? ● Boson stars revisited…are gravitational waves telling us the truth? The latest thinking… ● Listener questions…about neutron stars and checking the water signature on Mars. Fred has answers. For...

Duration:00:53:02

Now What

2/25/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 241 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Now What? ● The Perseverance Rover has landed on Mars on schedule and as planned. But now what? ● The Gaia Space Observatory study into binary stars…some results have been released and Fred explains their importance. ● Listener questions…the shadows on the tennis court during the Australian Open and another on La Grange Points…Fred has answers. For more Space Nuts, supporter links,...

Duration:00:50:49

It's Question Time

2/18/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 240 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Question Time ● This whole episode is devoted to answering many of the questions we receive from our listeners. Fred has answers for all of them ● And a Space Nuts first…special guest host Russell Palmer joins Andrew and Fred with his questions live from Western Australia. BTW…you can call him Rusty…all his friends do. For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a...

Duration:01:00:09

Mars - The UAE Mission

2/11/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 239 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Mars – The UAE Mission ● The UAE Mars Mission…even though Andrew keeps calling it the Moon mission…heaven knows where his mind was at… ● Matter that appears to be missing in the universe. Fred has an explanation… ● A warm Neptune like Exoplanet has been discovered… ● Listener questions – if the universe is expanding, how can galaxies collide? Surely, they’ve moving away from each...

Duration:00:53:37

Mars

2/4/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 238 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Mars - A Primer ● Probing the Martian Atmosphere – from a time when it was warm and wet. ● Getting to Mars faster….and the solution is? ● Listener questions – from Aaron in Nebraska (USA) and Pete in Sheffield (UK). Fred has answers for both of them… For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a book, to leave us your questions, and to stream podcast episodes...

Duration:00:56:34

The TOI-178 System

1/28/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 237 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley The TOI-178 System ● The discovery of some new exoplanets that are proving to be a bit of a mystery. So, what’s going on…Fred explains. ● SLABS – Stupendously Large Black Holes (no kidding) ● Listener questions – from 9 yr old Ashlyn in Atlanta Georgia (USA) and Jarrod from Melbourne (Australia). Fred has answers for them… For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy...

Duration:00:50:23

Protected

1/21/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 236 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Protected ● Passing of a new law protecting historic space history sites. ● Detecting gravitational waves using an observatory the size of a galaxy. What? ● Listener questions – from the Jonah in Houston (USA) and Jacob in Phoenix (USA). Fred has answers for them…. For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a book, to leave us your questions, and to stream podcast...

Duration:00:44:23

'the need for speed'

1/14/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 235 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ‘the need for speed’ ● A need for speed – wondering why 2020 seemed to move along so quickly? Fred knows why… ● Chinese Astronomers nearly 600 high velocity stars (see a theme here?). And of course Fred has insider knowledge… ● Listener questions – from the UK and South Australia to kick off the New Year. For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a book, to leave...

Duration:00:47:20

Buffering

12/24/2020
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 234 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Buffering For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a book, to leave us your questions, and to stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com (mobile friendly). Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content now rolling out. Instant...

Duration:00:58:09

The Great Conjunction

12/17/2020
Space Nuts Episode 233 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ‘The Great Conjunction’ For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a book, to leave us your questions, and to stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com (mobile friendly). Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content now rolling out. Instant access to 80 plus posts...

Duration:00:45:06