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Space Nuts
All things Space – astronomy, news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Professor Fred Watson and Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com/spacenuts
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184: Mars 2020
Plus the naming of exo-planets and from the mailbox - your questions answered.
39 min
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183: Massive Gas Giant Mystery
Plus the most powerful gamma-ray burst ever seen and from the mailbox… more of your questions asked by Andrew and answered by Fred
38 min
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182: Impossible Discoveries
The Stellar Black Hole Discovered ... and water without life right here on Earth..
45 min
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181: Hibernation?
Space Nuts 181 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
40 min
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180: From The Inbox
Once again, your questions answered..
44 min
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179: PSZ1G311.65-18.48
The galaxy we can see 12 times over....
37 min
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178: Voyager 2 Crosses Over
Plus a Low mass black hole. and Fred & Andrew’s Mailbag...your questions answered...
46 min
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177: Mars Mole Misses Mark
Plus Dwarf Planet Confirmed and Fred & Andrew’s Mailbag...your questions answered...
42 min
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176: First All-Female Spacewalk
Plus Mass extinction reason confirmed and Fred’s Mailbag...your questions answered
43 min
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175: Vale Alexi Leonov
Plus Venus lava flows and Fred’s Mailbag...your questions answered...
38 min
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174: Hungry, Hungry Andromeda
Plus the great asteroid smashup and Fred's Mailbag...your questions answered..
40 min
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173: Planet 9 - A Whole New Theory
Plus Australian NASA tech and a distant galaxy cluster... Moon gravity assist...just one of the topics covered in this episode’s listener questions…
27 min
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172: Tabby’s Star Theory
Plus Venus was once liveable & more of our listener's questions…
43 min
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171: Earth 2.0 - Maybe
Plus Radio bubbles and listener question time…
40 min
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170: The Lakes of Titan
Plus New dinosaur asteroid data and listener questions...is there anything Fred doesn't know?
39 min
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169: India's History Making Moon Landing Imminent
India's about to make history...and the latest FRB's - what do we know?
32 min
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168: Microbial Life Transport Theory. What??
It's all about Astronomy, Space and You.
35 min
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167: Mission to Europa
Astronomy, Space, Science, Astrophysics, News Podcast
32 min
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166: Life On The Moon
Say what? Fred explains...plus Neutron Star behaviour and of course...your questions.
39 min
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165: Twinkle Twinkle Very Old Star
Oldest star found...so...just how old is it?
38 min
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164: New Exoplanet Discoveries
Plus Solar Sails from Planetary Society tested. and an array of listener questions...
39 min
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163: Question Time
Another episode devoted entirely to your questions....
39 min
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162: Apollo 11 - The Legacies 50 Years On
A very special edition of Space Nuts as we look back on the lasting legacy of Apollo 11 and it’s historic Mission 50 years ago.
45 min
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161: Pinpointed - Fast Radio Bursts
Fast Radio Bursts Origins Pinpointed, NASA is returning to Titan...to look for life & Listener question time...
36 min
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160: Elon Musk's Internet
The plan...and the controversy.
26 min
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159: Intergalactic Radio Waves
Space Nuts 159 - Intergalactic Radio Waves, Space Travel...NASA's joining the fray...and the ever popular listener questions.
24 min
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158: Finding Snoopy
Found! Apollo 10’s long lost Snoopy Module...
29 min
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157: Hippocamp
Neptune's mini-moon...what we know plus heavy water's role in how earth’s Oceans may have come into being... and a listener question….what’s Dark Matter’s impact on time?
22 min
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156: Newborn Exoplanets
Today on Space Nuts - Newborn exoplanets planets... Space Elevators...feasible? And did Earth ever have rings? Well...did it?. Fred has the answer.
30 min
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155: New Comet Water Theory
Plus an important anniversary and listener questions about dark energy and dark matter...plus DNA seeding. Fred has answers.
38 min
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154: Weird...But Boring
Ultima Thule - weird but boring, plus Jeff Bezos Space vision unveiled and listener questions...the chicken and egg theory...and cosmic background radiation. Fred has the answers.
33 min
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153: Moon Quakes
.Why they happen.. Plus NASA’s asteroid strike simulation...it isn’t pretty and The Square Kilometre Array’s new supercomputers
42 min
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152: More Gravitational Waves Detected
Plus...Dave Mackay and his Virgin Galactic flight record...and listener questions...
30 min
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151: A Very Hungry Black Hole
But where's Fred podcasting from today?
40 min
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150: Your Questions - Answered!
For Episode 150 we answer your questions...so many questions.
39 min
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149: Women and Space Travel
A new study concludes that women are better suited to space travel than men...
32 min
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148: First Picture of a Black Hole
A photo of a black hole at last...and confirmation of Methane gas on Mars.
31 min
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147: The Rivers of Mars
The Rivers of Mars (sounds like a song title doesn't it….) plus a very rare asteroid spotted by Hubble...
34 min
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146: Wardrobe Malfunction
News on Exoplanets and NASA wardrobe malfunction...
33 min
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145: A Big Bang
A meteor explosion on our doorstep...and we all missed it.,,,
34 min
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The Square Kilometre Array - Great News
The Square Kilometer Array Treaty signed - and it's great news for Australia...
36 min
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A Successful Docking
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule’s historic docking with ISS
33 min
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Historic Achievements
Hayabusa touches down...and Virgin Galactic’s historic test flight...
31 min
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Andrew and The Professor
A revelation from Fred...plus the demise of the Opportunity Rover and a new look at Ultima Thule'...
38 min
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Black Arrow
Britain's Black Arrow Rocket...plus 2019 - The Year of the Periodic Table...
34 min
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Let's Celebrate
Australia Day Honours...and the Aussie Science and Astronomy worlds have cause to celebrate... plus there’s a new Ultima Thule pic...and it’s stunning.
29 min
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What Is Life?
What is life? Depends on who you talk to it seems...we discuss. Plus Gamma Ray deal...
32 min
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Saturn's Rings - The Latest Data From Cassini
Saturn’s Rings...the data is in from Cassini...and they’re not as old as previously thought, nor will they last. Plus Earth’s magnetic field is moving...from Canada to Siberia...what does this mean?
31 min
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Questions and More Questions
Our listeners ask the best questions and in this episode we tackle a whole bunch of them...
34 min
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The Ultima Thule Flyby...and Alien Abductions?
The Ultima Thule flyby... Chang’e 4 update... and Alien abductions are down...go figure.
36 min
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134: Looking Ahead
A look forward to some of the special events coming in 2019. Plus listener questions...
31 min
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133: The Eerie Winds of Mars
The Australian Space Agency and Voyager 2 are in the news - so are the Eerie winds of Mars...
29 min
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132: NASA's Moon Plans
Plus Osiris Rex arrives at Bennu and listener questions.
30 min
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131: NASA's InSight Lands On Mars
Plus Comet Wirtanan, Planet HR8799c and Elon Musk Renames The BFR.
28 min
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130: Colliding Binary Stars and a Ghost Galaxy
New discoveries...
35 min
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129: Dark Matter Hurricane and a UFO
Should we be losing sleep over a Dark Matter Hurricane that's headed towards Earth...and what about that Irish UFO sighting?
28 min
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128: A Supermassive Black Hole
Is there a supermassive black hole at the centre of our universe?
33 min
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127: It's A Dusty World
Dust clouds around planet Earth, we revisit the Parker Solar Probe and listener questions.
34 min
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126: Mission to Mercury
Andrew and Fred bring you robust discussion on the Space News headlines...
33 min
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125: Fast Radio Bursts and Noisy Auroras
Let’s talk about those fast radio bursts...
29 min
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124: Two Discoveries and One Big Crunch
Ice formations found on Europa, The first Exo-moon...and a listeners question about the Big Crunch.
32 min
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123: The Discovery of Goblin
Astronomers are excited...can Planet 9 be far away?
35 min
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122: Asteroid Encounters
Jaxa hops on an asteroid...while New Horizons has a date past Pluto...
29 min
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121: We're off to the moon... (well...not us ex...
Once again the moon is back in focus as a destination.
30 min
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120: All Listener Questions - Round 2
Answering some of the questions sent in by our listeners from around the globe.
37 min
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119: That hole in the ISS
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118: A Reverse Polarity Sun Spot. What?
It's all about Space...
33 min
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117: Water On The Moon - Confirmed!
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31 min
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116: The Parker Solar Probe is On It's Way
The Parker Solar Probe, The Perseid Meteor Shower and is a Black Hole really a hole?
34 min
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115: The Next Step
NASA announces it's next steps in human Space Exploration
28 min
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114: Confirmation of the General Theory of Rela...
New confirmation of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity...
30 min
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113: The Mars Water Discovery
Water discovered on Mars...Fred explains it's importance.
31 min
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112: New Jupiter Moons - Space Nuts with Dr.Fre...
New Jupiter Moons, a blood moon eclipse and a listeners question answered...
29 min
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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.
35 min
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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…
29 min
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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...
28 min
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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...
25 min
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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 ...
29 min
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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...
38 min
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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?
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35 min
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96: Watch out! Falling Chinese Space Station
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28 min
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95: The late Stephen Hawking
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37 min
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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
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27 min
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92: Asteroid CB2018, gravity's effect on time a...
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25 min
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91: GRACE Follow-on
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90: The Tumbling, Tumbling Asteroid
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28 min
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89: Trappist 1, Seas of Titan and Interstellar ...
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88: A Disco Ball, A Tesla and Dark Matter
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87: The Michigan Incident
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86: Exo planets in a musical orbit?
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85: The Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse
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