Spaghettification - Stretching Your Understanding of The Universe

Spaghettification - Stretching Your Understanding of The Universe

Spaghettification: A podcast where science and astronomy meets beer and light-hearted humour. Two hosts from different worlds collide in an explosion of enthusiasm in the field of astronomy. One, an astrophysicist, the other a backyard astronomer, look to share with you their passion for all things astronomy and craft beer.

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June 26, 2022 63 min

Episode 14 of Spaghettification - He’s Going Deeper Underground, Cos Dark Matter Needs To Be Found.

That’s right! We joined Professor Alan Duffy as he explained to us how he models universes and why his search for dark matters is going deeper underground…. Because after all, dark matter needs to be found. We listen with intent as Alan shares with us his excitement of working with Brian Cox & Neil deGrasse Tyson and how humble he...

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Episode 13 of Spaghettification - Flash! Aaaaah From Somewhere In The Universe... has just gone live on YouTube & Buzzsprout. 

Flash, Ah-ah, From somewhere in the universe. Flash, Ah-ah, Fast radio bursts are among us. Looking for the impossible, She's a scientist for every one of us, Stand for every one of us

She’ll educate with a mighty mind. Every teen, every one of them! That’s right! On this episode of Spaghettification ...

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June 5, 2022 55 min

Episode 12 of Spaghettification - Go South, Skies Are Clearer There, is ready for you to tune into. So dust off your snow gear because where we’re going we don’t need roads. Join Mark Iscaro (The Drunk Astronomer) & Stephi Bernard (AstroSteph) as they come to terms with what life in the South Pole is really like. Alan Chokshi takes us on a journey over windswept glaciers in temperatures of minus 61c sharing his experiences work...

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June 1, 2022 60 min

It’s been a while between episodes but we are back! Episode 11 of Spaghettification is ready. So turn your volume upto 11 (You’ll need to because Marks mic was playing up again) as we prove to you that drummers are the smartest band members.

Duane shares his journey into the world of Indigenous Astronomy with us in our interview with a Hamacher. So sit back under the stars as Duane takes you on a journey of adventure and discovery.

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January 20, 2022 52 min

Welcome to Episode 10 of Spaghettification. Listen in to find out how a little impulsive buy at Aldi changed the life of Diego Colonnello, the Telescope God.

We unlock Diego's journey, from Venezuela to Australia, from robotic engineering to astronomy, through his passion for exploring the unknown.

So polish your telescope mirror, set up that scope, sit under the stars and enjoy the view as we take you on an astronomical journey,...

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January 9, 2022 62 min

What blazes brightly in the sky... Comets? Yep! The Sun? Yep! In this episode of Spaghettification, find out how to see one of the many comets streaking across the sky this January and bask in the glowing deep sky target that's a favourite amongst astrophotographers: the stunning Rosette Nebula. We discuss the 'Monarch of the Moon', the Copernicus Crater, and dive deep into the Sun with a discussion on solar cycles and ...

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December 23, 2021 53 min

Episode 8 of Season 1 is upon us! This podcast, our guest is Nora Lützgendorf, an Astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), Baltimore. Nora, like many of us, only wants one thing for Christmas: the successful launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. When she’s not making Christmas wishes Nora can also be found working her magic on LISA (The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna). So join us to hear about these ...

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Merry Christmas to all and to all a good episode 7! That’s right we’re bringing the holiday cheer this episode, talking all things festive: movies, comets and clusters. Oh, and a few other things here and there, particularly henges: what are they and how do they relate to astronomy?

So, warm that eggnog and switch those Christmas tree lights on Griswold style and unwrap this episode with the excitement of a child on Christmas mornin...

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November 29, 2021 58 min

Episode 6 of Season 1 sees us join Jack Line, a Research Associate at the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy in Western Australia to discuss the things that make radio astronomers go GaGa. Jack is part of a research group trying to detect the presence of the very first stars early in the life of the Universe. His main gig these days is trying to simulate what a telescope called the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) sees, and compari...

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<< to the tune of Carly Rae Jepsen>>

We spoke about some planets, You’ll have to listen to know. 
Then about the moon, its tall mountains as well. 
Then traded our souls for Orion, NGC1788 and Meteor showers, 
You were looking for this, and now you're listening away...
Two comets were passing’,
Dawn & Dusk was showin’ 
Three ‘types of twilight glowing, 
It’s time for: 
Astrophonetography!

I just viewed you & this is c...

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October 24, 2021 52 min

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 4 of Spaghettification. This week we open the Venetian blinds and step into the world of the Phoenicians with Mary Adam. Mary is an Astronomy Educator at the Adelaide Planetarium and a lecturer on Astrophysics at the University of South Australia. Mary has studied astronomy, physics and Indigenous astronomy through the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia and the Australian Nationa...

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October 10, 2021 60 min

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 3 of Spaghettification!

This episode we Shake, Rattle and Roll our way through the Solar System and beyond. Join us as we discuss the recent earthquake in Victoria, take a close look at the Moon's Sea of Tranquility and discuss two awesome little meteor showers happening this month (amongst many other things!). We shoot through a constellation known about since before the times of Ptolemy and the Anc...

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Welcome to Season 1, Episode 2 of Spaghettification.

This episode we surf the gravitational waves of astrophysics with Monash University Lecturer, Paul Lasky. Paul is an Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow in the Monash Astrophysics group, at Monash University in Australia. Paul's interests cover a number of topics in and around the field of gravitational astrophysics, although he has a particular penchant for gravitationa...

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September 13, 2021 50 min

Join Clare Kenyon, the Red Lipped Astro, and Mark Iscaro, the Drunk Astronomer (Recording from a bath tub near you) and you've stumbled across the Spaghettification Podcast: Stretching Your Understanding of the Universe!

So, what's this all about? Well, pretty much everything! We'll tell you What's Up in our skies each month, challenge you in our monthly Astrophotography Competition and wander through some cool astro...

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