Space Nuts

Space Nuts

Astronomy, Space & Science News

Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley

All things Space – news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries, and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer at Large Professor Fred Watson and Sci-Fi Author, Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley.
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Beware The Black Widow Binary
May 12, 202200:43:0359.18 MB

Beware The Black Widow Binary

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.Space Nuts Episode 304 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •The Black Widow Binary•An exciting new citizen science project…and how you can be involved….for more information visit https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/ellenjj/rosetta-zoo •Listener questions – A listener from the UK sp...

Saluting SOFIA

Saluting SOFIA

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.Space Nuts Episode 303 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •The James Webb Telescope is in the news again and we have an update. It’s all good news…•We offer up a salute to SOFIA with the announcement of the decommissioning of this valuable project…•Our Sun a helpful tool…but not i...

Mars Quakes

Mars Quakes

•The biggest Mars-quakes ever recorded. So, what does this tell us about the red planet? Fred explains…•More from mars -the Perseverance Rover recorded an eclipse as it happened. More valuable data was gathered as a result.•The winds of Mars…what effect are they having on the planet?•The Artemis One project has been rolled ba...

Weird Neptune

Weird Neptune

Space Nuts 301 Show NotesApril 21, 2022Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.Space Nuts Episode 301 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •He couldn’t make it for Episode 300 (prior engagements) but he’s snuck in for 301. Say hello to our special guest, the ABC’s (Australia) David Astle (ABC Victoria) as he grills Fred a...

300 - At Last
April 14, 2022
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01:05:2189.8 MB

300 - At Last

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.Space Nuts Episode 300 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •An interview with Andrew and Fred conducted by Marnie Ogg, host of Dark Sky Conversations podcast (you really should subscribe) and Fred’s partner in life.•Bloopers make an appearance…and questions on the spot from the liv...

Born In A Very Different Way
April 07, 2022
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00:45:2662.44 MB

Born In A Very Different Way

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.Space Nuts Episode 299 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •An unusual planet formation discovery – a planet that’s born in a very different way. Fred explains.•A spacecraft that’s going to be built of Lego…sort of. •Listener questions – We kick things off with a black hole questio...

Exoplanet Atmospheres - What We're Looking For
March 31, 202200:45:4262.82 MB

Exoplanet Atmospheres - What We're Looking For

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.Space Nuts Episode 298 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •What should we be looking for in the atmosphere of Exoplanets to see if they support life or not? Fred explains.•The speed of sound on mars. It’s different…•Listener questions – Does the Sun have seasons? Why are the moons...

Grand Opening
March 24, 202200:49:1467.65 MB

Grand Opening

Space Nuts Episode 297 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Finally, some of the Apollo samples brought back to Earth 50 yrs ago have been opened. But why now? Fred explains the significance…•A black hole merger…finally we may have an explanation/•How you can add your name to NASA’s Artemis mission to the moon. Here’s...

An 'Out Of This World' Discovery
March 17, 2022
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An 'Out Of This World' Discovery

Space Nuts Episode 296 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •‘An Out of This World Discovery’ – three groups of exo-planets have been discovered forming around a binary star. Fred explains…•A US astronaut is about to hitch a ride home from the ISS on a Russian spacecraft. What could possibly go wrong? •How you can add ...