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Space Nuts
All things Space – news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Dr. Fred Watson with Broadcast-er/Journalist Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com
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111: Seeing a Black Hole - Space Nuts with Dr. ...
Seeing a black hole, a galactic collision and what was that light in the sky? All in Episode 111 of Space Nuts.
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110: Exo Moons - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson...
In Episode 110 of Space Nuts: - *Fred fills us in on the changes within the AAO (Australian Astronomical Observatory) and what the future holds for him…
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109: All listener questions - Space Nuts with D...
In Episode 109 of Space Nuts we answer listener questions:-*First question is from Rich asking why most planets in our solar system are on the same plane*Question from Kerry Elli...
33 min
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108: Journey to Mars - Space Nuts with Dr Fred ...
In Episode 108 of Space Nuts -*Getting to Mars. So just how will we do it?*The Oldest Object in the Solar System….*Listener Graham see’s a green flash in the morning sky ne...
25 min
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107: Vale Capt. Alan Bean - Space Nuts with Dr ...
In Episode 107 of Space Nuts -*We pay tribute to the late Capt. Alan Bean.*Lunar Eclipses and Climate change...what’s the connection?*Listener Alex Simmons in Bellingen, NS...
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106: That Dino Asteroid's affect on Birds - Spa...
In Episode 106 of Space Nuts -*The Dino asteroids affect on birds...*Saturn’s moonlets...*Listener Jacob from Brisbane, Australia has a question about the Inflationary Epoc...
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105: "Let's colonise the moon!' - Space Nuts wi...
In Episode 105 of Space Nuts -*Industry on the moon?*The dino asteroid temperature effect...*Listener Tom Newitt asked about the WOW signal…we answer.Subscribe, rate and ...
29 min
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104: Ancient Oxygen - Space Nuts with Dr Fred W...
In Episode 104 of Space Nuts -*Stargazing Live + Ancient Oxygen*Grace Satellites launched*Listener Tony Dawn offers dark energy theory...thanks Tony...Subscribe, rate and...
29 min
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103: The Multiverse, Helicopter on Mars & the E...
In Episode 103 of Space Nuts -*Do multiverses exist? Possibly not...Fred explains...*Sending a helicopter to Mars. Will it work?*Our listener question this week...what's be...
32 min
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102: InSight, Steve and Gaia - Space Nuts with ...
In Episode 102 of Space Nuts -*Mars InSight mission lifts off...*New research into strange light phenomenon called Steve...*Our listener question this week comes from Paul ...
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101: Merging Galaxies, A Supernova Event Surviv...
In Episode 101 of Space Nuts -*Merging galaxies seen from early Universe...*Astronomers find a survivor from a supernova event...*Question from airline pilot and listener H...
31 min
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100: Mythbusters: Conspiracies Debunked - Space...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 100 of Space Nuts - Mythbusters - Conspiracies debunked:*Things people see on Mars..*The Moon landings - yes they really happened. Fred explains..*Planet Nibiru - the my...
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99: The DNA of 340,000 Stars, TESS & Listener Q...
In Episode 99 of Space Nuts:*The DNA of 340,000 stars…(count them if you like)*The TESS launch to find livable planets...*Listener question time...and this week a question about Ph...
35 min
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98: Black Hole Clusters? Maybe - Space Nuts wit...
In Episode 98 of Space Nuts:*Black hole clusters may be a thing...*Virgin Galactic takes to the air for the first time in four years...*A listener question from Mark Snelson in the...
36 min
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97: Is that Icarus? - Space Nuts with Dr Fred W...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus.For one free month to try out any course you like on The Great Courses Plus….just use our special URL - www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/nutsStream episodes on demand from www.bitesz...
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96: Watch out! Falling Chinese Space Station - ...
For one free month to try out any course you like on The Great Courses Plus….just use our special URL - www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/nutsStream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 96 of Space Nuts:*Look out - There’...
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95: The late Stephen Hawking - Space Nuts with ...
For one free month to try out any course you like on The Great Courses Plus….just use our special URL - www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/nuts | Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 95 of Space Nuts:*The late Stephen ...
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94: Cosmic Dawn - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Wats...
For one free month to try out any course you like on The Great Courses Plus….just use our special URL - www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/nutsStream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 94 of Space Nuts:*Fred journeys to ...
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93: Solar flares, A Submarine & Dark Matter - S...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Learn from the greatest minds in the world at your leisure. And by using our special url, you can try all the courses for free for one whole month. You’re gonna love it...we certai...
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92: Asteroid CB2018, gravity's effect on time a...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Learn from the greatest minds in the world at your leisure. And by using our special url, you can try all the courses for free for one whole month. You’re gonna love it...we certai...
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91: GRACE Follow-on - Space Nuts with Dr Fred W...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Learn from the greatest minds in the world at your leisure. And by using our special url, you can try all the courses for free for one whole month. You’re gonna love it...we certai...
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90: The Tumbling, Tumbling Asteroid - Space Nut...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Learn from some of the best minds in the world at your leisure. And by using our special url, you can try all the courses for free for one whole month. You’re gonna love it...we ce...
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89: Trappist 1, Seas of Titan and Interstellar ...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by www.FredWatsonTours.com.au/tours . Find out more about a guided tour hosted by Fred taking in The UK, Scotland and more with a train and science focus. Fred explains more in the show...
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88: A Disco Ball, A Tesla and Dark Matter - Spa...
In Episode 88 of Space Nuts:*A shiny disco ball in Space….but not everyone’s happy…*Elon Musk to launch his own car to Mars..*A listeners question - The effect of Dark Matter on Gr...
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87: The Michigan Incident - Space Nuts with Dr....
Space Nuts Episode 87Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 87 of Space Nuts:*The Michigan incident...* The Hubble Telescope discovers an ancient galaxy...* A question from listener Clayton, in Te...
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86: Exo planets in a musical orbit? - Space Nut...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 86 of Space Nuts:* Exo planets found in musical orbit* AAO announces streams of stars discovered.* UK satellite to make movies in space...Subscribe, rate and review Sp...
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85: The Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse - Space N...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 85 of Space Nuts:* The first super blue blood moon eclipse in more than 150 yrs.* Construction of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) begins.* The incredible stretching ...
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84: New Horizon, Alien Research & Christmas - S...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 84 of Space Nuts:* The New Horizon probe may hit pay dirt* The Pentagon was investigating UFOs * Was the start of Bethlehem a real thing?Subscribe, rate and review Space ...
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83: Mission to a metal asteroid - Space Nuts wi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 83 of Space Nuts:* Mission to a metal asteroid* Astronomical sign language* The world according to Bradley...Fred answers a listeners questions….Subscribe, rate and revi...
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82: History, Dark Matter and Pizza - Space Nuts...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 82 of Space Nuts:* Australia’s shot into space in 1967* The Chinese believe they have proof of Dark Matter ....* Eating pizza in space….Subscribe, rate and review Space N...
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81: The search for life beyond Earth - Space Nu...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Dollar Shave Club - Look, Shave & Feel Like A Million Bucks without paying it. For your special introductory offer - www.dollarshaveclub.com/nuts and let them know you came from us. There’s no reason ...
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80: A Cigar, Space Snakes and An Earth Like Pla...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 80 of Space Nuts:*The cigar-shaped visitor from another galaxy* Space snakes...what?* An earth-like planet is closer than you think...Subscribe, rate and review Space Nut...
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79: Life - It's Everywhere! - Space Nuts with D...
In Episode 79 of Space Nuts:* Life - there may be a lot more of it out there than we previously thought...it’s everywhere!* So...is it a star or a planet? Fred explains...* A listener...
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78: You named it what? - Space Nuts with Dr Fre...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Dollar Shave Club - Look, Shave & Feel Like A Million Bucks without paying it. For your special introductory offer please visit them today and use the link www.dollarshaveclub.com/nuts so they know y...
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77: A Visitor From Far, Far Away - Space Nuts w...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by Moonshot...a new podcast that discusses the ideas and technology that just might change the world. You can subscribe to Moonshot at all good podcast apps including Apple Podcasts, ...
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76: An Astrolade discovery - Space Nuts with Dr...
In Episode 76 of Space Nuts:* The discovery of an Astrolade...this is significant* Astronaut Paul Weitz passes away - we pay tribute* A listener’s question - Why haven't we yet found ...
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75: Excited Scientists - Space Nuts with Dr Fre...
This episode of Space Nuts is brought to you by The Dollar Shave Club...where you get a million dollar shave without the price. Check them out today at www.dollarshaveclub.com/nuts and g...
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74: Back to the Moon! - Space Nuts with Dr Fred...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 74 of Space Nuts:* The US VP, Mike Pence, wants to send Americans back to the Moon* Freon 40 discovered but may not be a marker for potential life in the Universe* A Japane...
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73: Gravitational waves explained - Space Nuts...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 72 of Space Nuts:* More gravitational waves discovered - but these are different - we have the explanation* Data from Juno reveals some odd things about Jupiter* Listener q...
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72: The Kittens of Saturn - Space Nuts with Dr....
In Episode 71 of Space Nuts:* Australia to get its own space agency & a mystery object found by Hubble* The Kittens of Saturn* Listener question - Did the dinosaur asteroid bring us w...
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71: Goodbye Cassini - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 70 of Space Nuts:* Cassini's death plunge* A mysterious dark planet* What is the shape of a galaxy?* Listener Clem asks about contaminating other planets...Fred has the a...
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70: WASP-19b - A Most Fascinating Exoplanet Di...
In Episode 69 of Space Nuts:* A fascinating discovery in the atmosphere of an exoplanet - WASP-19b* Australia develops a new rocket engine which was 3D printed - and it works.* Audien...
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69: Welcome home to record breaker Peggy Whitso...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 68 of Space Nuts:* Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks a mass of orbital records* An elusive medium sized black hole found in our own back yard* John from Sydney asks where the ...
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68: Designer Spacesuits, a Galaxy far far away ...
Credit: Our episode artwork/photo was taken by Fred of the recent eclipse over North America.Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 67 of Space Nuts we discuss:* Elon Musk unveils his designer spacesuit* Astron...
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67: Pluto, Hawaii & Giant Blobs - Space Nuts wi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).In Episode 66 of Space Nuts:* NASA flyover of Pluto released* Gigantic jets over Hawaii* Giant blobs of lava are why Iceland and Hawaii existSubscribe, rate and review Space Nuts vi...
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66: Moons and Clouds - Space Nuts with Dr Fred ...
This episode of Space Nuts is bought to you by Physical Attraction – A new podcast that tries to explain physics with one chat-up line at a time. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts or any good podcast app. For more visit www.physicalattraction.libsyn.com or c...
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65: Comets, Comets & Atoms - Space Nuts with Dr...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 64 of Space Nuts: * Our atoms are probably from a Galaxy far far away * Comets are bigger than we thought and there are many more of them * Audience question from John in M...
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64: Alien life, Universal Recession & Watery Mo...
This episode of Space Nuts is bought to you by Moonshot – a new podcast exploring crazy ideas that just might change the world. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts or any good podcast app. For more visit www.moonshot.audio. Space Nuts Episode 63: Stream epis...
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63: Black holes, Aliens & a Big Bag of Nothing ...
This episode of Space Nuts is bought to you by Moonshot – a new podcast exploring crazy ideas that might change the world. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts or any good podcast app. For more visit www.moonshot.audio Space Nuts Episode 62: Stream episodes o...
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62: Planet 9 , real or not? - Space Nuts with D...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 61 of Space Nuts we discuss: * Is there, or isn’t there a Planet 9? * Mystery radio signals from a red dwarf star...we think * Answeringa listener question about visiting bla...
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61: Just what is SOFIA? - Space Nuts with Dr Fr...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 60 of Space Nuts we discuss: * Why Black Holes only come in two sizes * MU69 fly by * Just what is SOFIA? Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps, ...
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60: Amazing new image of Jupiter - Space Nuts w...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 59 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * The weather…and an amazing new image of Jupiter * Astronomers discover two Black holes orbiting each other * Alien junk...
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59: Twinkle, twinkle little Quasar - Space Nuts...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 58 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Twinkling quasars…why is it so? * 3 lost satellites and the hunt to locate them…chalk one up for citizen science! * We ...
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58: Mystery flashes on Earth...solved - Space N...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 57 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Mystery flashes on Earth… * Entangled protons and quantum theory * Hubble proves again that Einstein was right Subscri...
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57: Creation, Obliteration & Futuristic - Space...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 56 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Another star system being studied looks to have the early markers of what could have created life on Earth * Our listen...
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56: Helicopter drones on Mars? How cool... - Sp...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 55 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Helicopter drones on Mars? How cool… * Extreme Exo Planets… * and India notches up another space success. Subscribe, ...
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55: New Zealand, Mars and the Sun - Space Nuts ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 54 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * New Zealand joins the Space race…and innovates along the way… * Heavy rain helped shape Mars…really heavy rain! * NASA...
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54: Dinosaurs, Io Erupts & Tractor Beams - Spac...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 53 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * More amazing results from the Dinosaur crater * Giant lava waves on Io * How we are using tractor beams and where it mi...
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53: Money, ABELL 370 & you - Space Nuts with Dr...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 52 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * The Australian Government budgets more money for astronomy… * The Hubble Telescope photographs a galaxy far, far away. ...
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52: NASA's BIG balloon - Space Nuts with Dr Fre...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 51 of Space Nuts we look at the following stories: * A Balloon launched to try and better understand sub atomic particles * Cassini starts its final manoeuvres before bein...
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51: Monitoring volcanoes from space - Space Nut...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 50 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Monitoring volcanoes from space * A strange phenomenon called Steve * Light travels different distances around a super ...
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50: Solar sails, black holes and football - Spa...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 49 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Using solar sails to slow down a micro spacecraft when it reaches Proxima Centauri * A black hole that took 11 years to...
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49: Juno vs Jupiter - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred ...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 48 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Jupiter …as seen from Juno. Amazing! * Apollo 1 - 50 years on…. * Exo planets ‘seen’ for the very first time… Subscr...
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48: Pan-STARR - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 47 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * The Pan-STARR digital star mapping project * Put this one in your diary – star collision coming in 2022. * An asteroi...
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47: VLT - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & And...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 46 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Finding nearby exoplanets…the Breakthrough Listen project * Colliding galaxies photographed. * Watching over rain-fores...
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46: Cosmic Radio Bursts - Space Nuts with Dr Fr...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 45 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Mysterious Cosmic Radio bursts…a mystery solved. * Cosmic dust found on roofs…you may even have some. * Icehouse on Mar...
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45: Red dwarf to impact our solar system - Spac...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 44 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Red dwarf to impact our solar system. * Antimatter discovery. * Nature Astronomy magazine about to be released Subscri...
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44: China and national security in space - Spac...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 43 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * China and national security in space. * The Passing Of Vera Ruben. * NASA researching Interstellar Travel… Subscribe, ...
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43: Jet stream under the Earth’s surface - Spac...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 42 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * The Jet stream that's under the Earth’s surface. * Ceres covered in ice * Dwarf moon Peggy reappears… Subscribe, rate...
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42: Remembering John Glenn - Space Nuts with Dr...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 41 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Remembering the late John Glenn…a true hero and extraordinary man. * Japan to test a giant net for catching space junk ...
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41: Life on Mars? - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Wat...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 40 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * Why isn't the rotation of Earth slowing down as fast as it should be? * NASA may have found evidence that life might ha...
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40: Aliens - A Warning from Stephen Hawking - S...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 39 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * A meteorite discovery utilising a new technology. * A warning about aliens from none other than Stephen Hawking….pay a...
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39: An out of this world ocean - Space Nuts wit...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 38 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * An Ocean on one of Pluto’s moons…what’s that all about? * The Dinosaur asteroid created a temporary mountain range * As...
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38: Is there anybody out there? - Space Nuts wi...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 37 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: * The latest in the search for extraterrestrials. Is there anybody out there? * The pillars of destruction * Alert -...
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37: Welcome home! - Space Nuts with Fred Watson...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 36 of Space Nuts we chat about the following stories: *The return of astronauts from the ISS Expedition 49 *The strange hexagonal cloud shape on Saturn and the fact that it's ...
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36: Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Du...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In episode 35: *The Schiaparelli Lander on Mars *Studying Super Massive Black Holes *China occupies it's very own Space Station. Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts at any good...
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35: Journey To Mars...But - Space Nuts with Dr....
Stream episodes of Space Nuts on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps including iTunes (featuring in New & Noteworthy), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts, Podbean, Google Pla...
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34: Sorry - we haven't found alien life...yet -...
Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 33 and Fred has returned from his overseas trip so we have a bit of Space news to catch up on. *Sorry...but we haven't found ali...
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33: Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dun...
Stream this and previous episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 32. In this episode Fred and I discuss: *China's Jade Rabbit Mission. Not a lot is heard about this, but Fr...
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32: Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Du...
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hi everyone, Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 51. In this episode we discuss the following: *Moon Express have received approval to take us back to the moon. Fred has the details an...
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31: Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dun...
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Hi every one, Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 30. In this episode I put Fred on the spot with one of the biggest questions out there...why are we here? Discussion ensues... Plus we ...
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30: Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dun...
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 29. And in this episode we take a look at and discuss the following: *Mercury- New findings are suggesting there may be a lot more to th...
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29: Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Du...
Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Hi everyone, Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 28: Stories we discuss in this episode include: * Its a big month for backyard astronomers with five planets in plain view...Fred fills ...
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28: Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Du...
Hi everyone, Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 27 of Space Nuts. We open this episode with a definition clarification...that thing you saw in the sky...was it a meteor or a meteorite, or maybe something else? We set the record straight. Topi...
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27: Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Du...
Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 26... And in this episode we highlight and discuss three important recent discoveries: *Yet another dwarf planet has been (possibly) discovered beyond Neptune. *An unusual discovery...a plant ...
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26: Space Nuts Episode 25 - Juno, China and Dar...
Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 25: In this episode Fred and I discuss and give some interesting background/insider information on: *the Juno mission to Jupiter (though I slip up and call it Mars...my obsession...oops:)) *The ...
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25: Space Nuts Ep.24 - Mars, Nepal and Tutankhamun
Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 24 of Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley.. Stories: *The European Space union are wanting to return to Mars to continue the hunt for signs of life...but they've run into a hurdle. ...
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24: Space Nuts Episode 23 - More gravitational ...
Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 23. Stories covered and discussed: *More gravitational waves discovered...but what does it all mean? Fred explains... *Light Pollution...it's a really, really big problem. Learn more... *Austra...
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23: Space Nuts Episode 22 - An update to the Dr...
Hi everyone, Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 22... Stories we cover in this episode: *There's been an update to the Drake equation...we discuss what it is and what it really means. * A fossil meteorite unlike any we've seen before has been ...
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22: Space Nuts Episode 21 - Update: The 'Dinosa...
Hi everyone, Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 21. Stories: *Update - Drilling of the so called 'Dinosaur Crater' in the Gulf Of Mexico has made some exciting discoveries. Fred has the latest. *The European Extremely Large Telescope...it has ...
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21: Space Nuts Episode 20 - Building blocks of ...
Hi everyone, Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 20: Stories we cover include: *Building blocks of life found on 67P *Student to design experiments for ISS *Inflatable space habitats being tested Subscribe, rate and review at iTunes; audioB...
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20: Space Nuts Episode 19 - Mars is close...rea...
Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show notes for episode 19. Once again we demonstrate our fascination/love with Mars: *Mars is close...real close....to Earth (but not as close as it will be in 2018). *There's evidence that huge tsunamis may have hidd...
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19: Space Nuts Episode 18 - Hundreds of Earth l...
Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 18. Stories covered in this episode: *Hundreds of Earth like planets announced. *Earth's magnetic field is weakening...so what does it mean? *Ancient lava bubbles reveal how our atmosphere h...
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18: Space Nuts Episode 17 - 3 Earth like planet...
Hi everyone...Andrew here with the Show Notes for Episode 17... *3 Earth like planets have been discovered and the space community is very excited (I was going to say have gone nuts...but that might've been a bit obvious...) *What to look for in th...
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17: Space Nuts Episode 16 - Beagle 2 ...an update
Hi... Andrew with the Show Notes for Episode 16 *First up..Fred has an update on the finding of the Beagle 2 Lander on Mars by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter...thought to be lost forever until recently (the Beagle 2 that is...). *We update the s...
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16: Space Nuts Episode 15 - Europa
Hi everyone...Andrew with the show notes for Episode 15: * Another look at and update on Planet Europa...the icy moon of Jupiter. * Exoplanets - we keep finding them and we keep finding out more about them. Dr. Fred has the latest. *Rocket seeds ...
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15: Space Nuts Ep 14 - Starshot - Alpha Centaur...
Hi everyone...Andrew with the Show Notes: In episode 14 we take a look at the following stories: *Starshot - The space community has been buzzing since the announcement of a $100 million mission to explore the Alpha Centauri region using some ver...
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14: Space Nuts Ep.13 - Comet 67/P Returns To Th...
Hi everyone...Andrew here with the Show Notes: In this episode Dr. Fred and I have the following stories: * The Rosetta Probe (remember it?) is still tracking Comet 67/P and has sent back a spectacular picture of the comet. We have details... *...
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13: Space Nuts Ep 12 - Success and failure
Hi everyone...Andrew here with the show notes: In this episode we take a look at the huge success of the Blue Origin project and the disappearance of the Japanese Hitomi satellite project. What's happened to it? We report on what's known and the spe...
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12: Space Nuts Ep. 11 - Massive Stars...really ...
Hi everyone...Andrew here with the Show Notes: In this episode Fred and I tackle the hot topic of the discovery of these really massive stars...the science behind them. And why are astronomers so interested in R136? Then we move to the dwarf plan...
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11: Space Nuts Ep.9 - The Hubble Telescope does...
Hi everyone...Andrew here with the Show Notes: First up...the Hubble Telescope proves its worth again, this time revealing for us the most distant Galaxy ever seen. We live in a amazing times... How's this for a name...JB Brickworks...that's what...
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10: Space Nuts Epidsode 10 - Mars, Mars and mor...
Hi everyone...Andrew & Dr Fred here...and here's the rundown of what's in this episode... One word...Mars. First up....methane on Mars...it's there but where's it coming from? We look at the possibilities. Next up...a Mars volcano...and it's ef...
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9: Space Nuts Ep.8 - Another near miss, A solar...
Hi Everyone...Andrew here....and here's what's in Ep.8 of Space Nuts... *Did you know we had a near miss with another asteroid recently? Near in Space terms anyway...Fred has all the details on 2013 TX68 *The recent solar eclipse...and do you reali...
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8: Space Nuts Ep.7 - The 'Weird Asteroid', Virg...
Hi everyone...Andrew here... In Ep.7 of Space Nuts, Dr. Fred and I cover the following stories: * The discovery of a strange asteroid which is now known as 'The Weird Asteroid' * The launch of Virgin Galactic's new space craft - 'Unity' * Want ...
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7: Space Nuts Ep. 6 - Large Space Rock Explodes...
Hi everyone...Andrew here. In this episode of Space Nuts, Fred and I talk about the very large space rock that disintegrated off the coast of Brazil in early February, and was hardly reported on...yet it was one of the largest ever. Plus we take...
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6: Space Nuts Ep.5 - Black holes, X-Rays & Radi...
Hi everyone - Andrew here...welcome to the latest Space Nuts podcast, where Dr.Fred Watson and I discuss a fascinating discovery involving black holes, X-Rays and Radio Waves...plus we take a look at NASA's recently released space travel posters. Subsc...
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5: Space Nuts Ep.4 - Asteroid mining & RIP Edga...
Hi everyone...Andrew here...welcome to the latest episode of Space Nuts...the podcast with Dr. Fred Watson from the Sydney Observatory. In this episode we pay tribute to the almost forgotten Astronaut, Edgar Mitchell who recently passed away. Plus we t...
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4: Space Nuts Ep.3 - Commercial space explorati...
Hi everyone...Andrew & Dr Fred with the latest Space Nuts podcast. In this program we take a look at the commercial operators leading the way in private space travel...and David Bowie...will he really get a constellation named after him? Subscribe at i...
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3: Ep.2 - What has the year 1846 got to do with...
Hi everyone...Andrew & Fred here....in this episode of Space Nuts we bring some fascinating insights to the newly discovered so called Planet 9...and just what does it have to do with the year 1846? Fred explains. Plus...a rare space discovery in Austr...
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2: Ep. - 1. What's all this talk about noodles,...
Hi everyone...here we go with our very first episode. In this one Dr. Fred and I discuss noodles, lasagna and hazel nut shells and their relationship to a very important discovery in Space science. Plus we look at the alignment of the planets....you w...
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1: Meet The Space Nuts Podcast Team
Hi everyone...Andrew & Fred here...we're about to launch our brand new podcast all about Space. Such an exciting field. You can subscribe to the full podcast at iTunes (shortly(), Stitcher, audioBoom and Pocketcasts. But take a listen and find out a bi...
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