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Space Nuts
<p>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</p>
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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.
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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
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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?
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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.
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131: NASA's InSight Lands On Mars
Plus Comet Wirtanan, Planet HR8799c and Elon Musk Renames The BFR.
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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…
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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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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
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...
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25 min
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91: GRACE Follow-on
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29 min
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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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28 min
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85: The Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse
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29 min
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84: New Horizon, Alien Research & Christmas
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29 min
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83: Mission to a metal asteroid
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31 min
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82: History, Dark Matter and Pizza
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25 min
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81: The search for life beyond Earth
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31 min
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80: A Cigar, Space Snakes and An Earth Like Pla...
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30 min
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79: Life - It's Everywhere!
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26 min
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78: You named it what?
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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 ...
28 min
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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...
29 min
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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...
22 min
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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...
26 min
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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...
25 min
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66: Moons and Clouds - Space Nuts with Dr Fred ...
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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...
24 min
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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, ...
26 min
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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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