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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 Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com/spacenuts Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/space-nuts.... Show More

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July 30, 2020 44 min

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

Space Nuts Episode 213 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • NASA’s mission to Mars - the rush is on - exciting times ahead… https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/mission/overview/#:~:text=The%20Mars%202020%20mission%20with,potential%20for%20life%20on%20Mars.
  • Fred’s involvement with the RAVE Survey and it’s recently released results. Get the inside scoop...
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    July 23, 2020 40 min

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 212 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Mars season kicks off with the UAE successfully heading off to the Red Planet...
  • It would seem Venus has active volcanoes still. So what does this mean?
  • Listener questions…what on earth is a Terrascope? Fred explains and a question asking ‘If Einstein were alive today, what do you think would be the biggest mystery he’d want sol...
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    July 16, 2020 46 min

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 211 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Sad news from the team this as we say RIP Mandu....
  • A Cosmic Structure discovery of some note...
  • The truth about our ‘sister’ planet Venus...
  • Listener questions…chemical elements...where do they come from? ...and Simon from Newcastle has a question involving Lagrange points. Fred & Andrew have answers.

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    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 210 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • An asteroid moon has been given a name...for the oddest of reasons...
  • A new exoplanet has been discovered and this one is unique. Why?
  • Listener questions…Is it possible to put a number on the objects in Space? And can a black hole form without a star? Fred & Andrew have answers.

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    July 2, 2020 48 min

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 209 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • What does the upcoming Starlink launch mean for Astronomers?
  • A Planetary Discovery by The Southern University of Queensland (Australia)...
  • A collision between two black holes and possible explosion...what’s that all about?
  • Listener questions…first up, Exo Planets, a query and what is Quark Matter, finally how does a Quark Star di...
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    June 25, 2020 42 min

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 208 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Pluto - new data - and a new theory...
  • The ISS receives a very important delivery...
  • Listener questions…from Carrie B in Sydney, Australia and Roger the truck driver in the Northeast of the USA. Fred & Andrew have answers.

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    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 207 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Alien intelligent life in our galaxy - a new theory...
  • Searching for water on the moon - a new project...
  • Listener questions…where do scientific papers go? - the crisis in cosmology and what two questions would you ask an alien if you had the chance? Fred & Andrew have answers.

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    June 11, 2020 44 min

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 206 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • New theory on Oumuamua...
  • New earth-like planet orbiting an earth-like star...
  • Listener questions…have we ever been visited by aliens?..and concerns about the Starlink satellites? Fred has answers.

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    June 4, 2020 49 min

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 205 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Planet 9 - does it even exist? Fred is devastated...
  • A dwarf galaxy that’s impacting on our own Milky Way. But that may not be a bad thing...
  • Listener questions…just who’s in charge of all those orbiting satellites...and where is the centre of the Universe? Fred has answers.

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    May 28, 2020 51 min

    Space Nuts Episode 204 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Launches - SpacesX and NASA collaborate for a historic launch...plus Virgin Orbit
  • New planet formation discovery...
  • Listener questions…Fred has answers.

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    May 21, 2020 48 min

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

    Space Nuts Episode 203 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley - A Science News Podcast

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  • X37b Flies Again...
  • Harmonic Stars...what exactly are they?
  • Listener questions - Featuring our first ever audio question...Fred has answers.

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    May 14, 2020 50 min

    Science, Space, and Stuff.


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    Space Nuts Episode 202 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • A stunning infrared photo of Jupiter released...
  • Catching interstellar asteroids...
  • Listener questions - First up a query about the Tunguska event...and living on Mars...Fred has answers.

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    May 7, 2020 52 min

    Space Nuts Episode 201 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Big Black Hole announcement...
  • Jupiter’s Ice Moon Europa….re-analysis of historical data has led to new discoveries.
  • Listener questions - Fred has the answers...

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    April 30, 2020 46 min

    Science, Space, and Stuff.

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    Space Nuts Episode 200 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • A galaxy that is a barred spiral galaxy and is having trouble producing new stars. Fred explains...
  • A probably landing site on Mars for the Perseverance Rover
  • Listener questions - a NASA  memo from 1966 that is essentially a buzzword generator and a question ...
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    April 23, 2020 46 min

    Astronomy, Space, Science, Astrophysics, News Podcast

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    Space Nuts Episode 199 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Asteroids Destroying Each Other
  • The Hubble Space Telescope...the amazing images and more…Read along with Fred: https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2020-04-21/hubble-space-telescope-30-astronomer-fred-watson-top-photos/12129618
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    April 16, 2020 50 min

    Astronomy, Space, Science, Astrophysics, News Podcast

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    Space Nuts Episode 198 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Quasar Discovery
  • Mars Helicopter...this thing is cool...
  • Listener questions - More from the mailbag...


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    April 9, 2020 40 min

    Astronomy, Space, Science, Astrophysics, News Podcast

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    Space Nuts Episode 197 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • Bepicolombo Slingshot
  • Binary white dwarfs…
  • We chat with Marnie Ogg about Dark Sky Conversations podcast...
  • Listener questions - asked by Andrew and answered by Fred...

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    April 2, 2020 42 min

    Astronomy, Space, Science, Astrophysics, News Podcast

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    Space Nuts Episode 196


  • CHEOPS Mission
  • Mid Size Black Holes...
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    March 26, 2020 51 min

    Astronomy, Space, Science, Astrophysics, News Podcast

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    Space Nuts with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 195


  • Comet ATLAS is on its way. What to expect...
  • Insight Drill Solution...
  • From the mailbag - Listener questions answered by Fred...

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    March 19, 2020 40 min

    Astronomy, Space, Science, Astrophysics, News Podcast

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    Space Nuts Episode 194


  • WASP-76b...
  • Shorter Earth Days - confirmed...
  • Listener questions answered by Fred...

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