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Trojan Moon

Trojan Moon

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 318 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Andrew: Hi there. Andrew Dunkley here from the Space Nuts podcast. Hope you can join us for episode 318. What are we going to be talking about, Fred? Fred: We're going to talk about the discovery of a moon of an asteroid. ...

JWST First Image Released - It Doesn't Disappoint

JWST First Image Released - It Doesn't Disappoint

Space Nuts Episode 313 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Andrew: Hello. Andrew Dunkley here from Space Nuts. Hope you can join us on episode 313 where I'll be joined by none other than the good Professor Fred Watson, astronomer at large. Fred. What's on this edition. Fred: The big story of the moment, which is the f...

Inbound - Asteroid 73351989JA

Inbound - Asteroid 73351989JA

Space Nuts Episode 306 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Two near-earth asteroids that we’re keeping an eye on •The Hubble Constant and our ever-expanding universe - issues have arisen, that are mystifying cosmologists. Fred has the details. •Listener questions – We have questions about white holes and another abou...

Sagittarius A - Imaged At Last

Sagittarius A - Imaged At Last

Space Nuts Episode 305 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Breaking news – UAP senate inquiry underway… •At long last they’ve imaged Sagittarius A - the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. Much excitement ensued…Fred has details and the importance of this event. •Growing vegetables in Moon soil…and what it means ...

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 no...

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...

Weird Neptune

Weird Neptune

Space Nuts 301 Show Notes April 21, 2022 Astronomy, 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 Fre...

300 - At Last

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 l...

Born In A Very Different Way

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 quest...