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All things Space – news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Dr. Fred Watson with Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com

All things Space – news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Dr. Fred Watson with Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

All things Space – news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Dr. Fred Watson with Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com

Language:

English

Contact:

+61431119082


Episodes

Plasma Jet

7/22/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 262 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●A quick discussion about the successful launch of Jeff Bezos into space… ●Astronomers have obtained detailed images of a plasma jet from a supermassive black hole. Fred has the details. ●And there are mountains on neutron stars...but not as you may think. ●Our listener questions …both about telescopes but vastly different. First up is Mark who wants to buy a telescope for his son...

Duration:00:42:45

One Big Ancient Star Explosion

7/15/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 261 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●News from Andrew for Space Nuts fans as the podcast’s universe expands ●An ancient star explosion that appears to be more powerful than any supernova we’ve ever seen Fred has details. ●Enceladus’s methane plumes…what they’re all about. ●Our listener questions focusing on the UK…from James and Duncan. Fred has the answers. For more Space Nuts, supporter links, sponsor links, to...

Duration:00:44:34

The Race Is On

7/8/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 260 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●The race is on…who will get into Space first, Jeff Bezos or Richard Branson? ●Water on Mars. Are there lakes under the South Pole? Latest findings have Fred making last minute changes to his new book. ●Our listeners have questions…from Richard on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, Mark in Newbury (UK), Doug from Seattle (USA) and Thomas in Orlando. Some are testing Fred this week, but he...

Duration:00:48:52

Good News

7/1/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 259 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● Some good news about the Square Kilometer Array. Fred has the details. ● The Pentagon’s official report into UAPs (Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon) is released. So what are the findings? ● Our listeners have questions…Ashley hits the guys up with a massive five-part one. Answers are forthcoming… For more...

Duration:00:53:59

Good News

7/1/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 259 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●Some good news about the Square Kilometer Array. Fred has the details. ●The Pentagon’s official report into UAPs (Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon) is released. So what are the findings? ●Our listeners have questions…Ashley hits the guys up with a massive five-part one. Answers are forthcoming… For more Space...

Duration:00:52:58

Venus - Geologically Active?

6/24/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 258 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●Venus – Geologically active? ●A new discovery about the colossal galaxy cluster rotation. What? Fred has details... ●The latest on that mysterious dip in the brightness of Betelgeuse…they think they know what’s caused it. ●Our listeners have questions…old friend Rusty makes a return to the show with a...

Duration:00:51:09

Asteroid 16 Psyche - Not What We Thought

6/17/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 257 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●The Chinese Mars mission update…including discussion on that selfie… ● Asteroid 16 Psyche may not be what we thought it was. Fred has the latest... ● The latest on that mysterious dip in the brightness of Betelgeuse…they think they know what’s caused it. ● Our listeners have questions…from Nate in Oregon...

Duration:00:47:52

The One About MAVIS

6/10/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 256 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●MAVIS - a planned observatory more powerful than Hubble. Fred has the details of this exciting project. ● A dying black hole. So what happens when a black hole dies? ● Our listeners have questions…this week involving UFOs and more Fred and Andrew answer. Sponsor: NordVPN - secure your online activity with...

Duration:00:49:42

Houston, We Have A Problem...and a Question or Two

6/3/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 255 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●In this episode Fred and Andrew battle through internet connection problems…but tenacity sees them prevail. ● Our listeners have questions…lots of them so this episode is dedicated to tackling as many as possible. Sponsor: NameCheap. Your online presence begins with a great domain name…but why pay more than...

Duration:00:38:35

Heavy Metal

5/27/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 254 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●Heavy Metals discovered in vapor trails of comets ●Where we live…in the scheme of things it’s pretty ordinary and boring…and we like it like that. ●Questions – from Tim in Lismore (NSW, Australia) who asks what would happen if he dipped his toe into a black hole? And Paul in Toowoomba (Queensland, Australia)...

Duration:00:54:40

Chinese Touchdown

5/20/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites. Links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 253 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●China successfully lands a Rover on Mars – now what? ●Our favorite topics are back in the news – dark matter, dark energy and the expansion of the Universe – new modeling suggests a new answer in the form a new type of dark energy – maybe. ●Questions – from listeners in Kansas USA and Washington State USA...

Duration:00:48:53

It's Here and Andrew's Excited!

5/13/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites at either https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new Bitesz.com HQ site at www.bitesz.com Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 252 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●A Mars update – China about to land there making history ● A new form of Aurora – unmasked from old data ● It’s official – life related molecules can form in cold, dark Space ● Questions from our listeners – Doug in Ontario (Canada) and Sandy in...

Duration:00:47:20

Space Blobs

5/6/2021
For more Space Nuts, visit our websites at either https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new Bitesz.com HQ site at www.bitesz.com Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 251 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●Ingenuity will fly again. An update from Mars. ●Quasar Satellites. What? ●False positives and Exo-planets….explained. ●Space Blobs (Andrew is excited) ●Questions from our listeners – Bill in Ann Arbor Michigan (USA) has a question involving the...

Duration:00:47:30

RIP Michael Collins

4/29/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 250 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●RIP Michael Collins – friend of the show ●Questions from our listeners – Cassandra, Ryan, Graham, Paddy, Alyssa, Ralph, Andrew and Mark. Fred has answers for all of them, For more Space Nuts, supporter links, visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new bitesz.com site...

Duration:00:58:35

Historic Achievement

4/22/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 249 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●History is made – the Ingenuity update…… ●An update on Australia’s Square Kilometer Array – and it’s good news. ●For some this will be possibly the saddest story of the year – you can forget warp drive! ●Audience questions…today listeners want to know what is the great attractor and where is it, plus why is Neptune invisible to the naked eye? Fred has the answers… For more Space...

Duration:00:46:41

Have We Got the Universal Model Wrong?

4/15/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 248 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ●A quick Ingenuity update… ●Have we got the universal model wrong? It’s possible…analysing the particle physics… ●New findings on the aurora of Jupiter… ●Audience questions…today from listeners Richard in Brisbane (Australia) and Tom in Toronto Canada, who has a great question about Fred’s music abilities. For more Space Nuts, supporter links, visit the shop, buy a book, leave us...

Duration:00:53:06

History In the Making

4/8/2021
Space Nuts 247 Show Notes Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 247 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● The latest on Ingenuities adventures on mars…the first flight preparations are well underway. ● There’s new data on the Chicxulub Crater and it’s affect on life on Earth as we know it. ● The discovery of an elusive intermediary black hole. ● Audience questions…today from listeners in the Netherlands and Springfield USA. For more Space Nuts, supporter...

Duration:00:50:27

Magnetism

4/1/2021
Space Nuts 246 Show Notes April 2021 Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 246 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley ● Fred’s road trip to Adelaide, South Australia. So, what was he doing there? ● The significance of the magnetic fields of the Black Hole M87. ● There’s been a new echo received from exo-asteroid Borisov….but what does it mean? Fred explains ● Audience questions…from a listener in New Zealand (do other planets have magnetic poles? and another in...

Duration:00:50:25

You Asked - We Answer

3/25/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 245 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Questions from our Global Community ●Another episode where we focus exclusively on our global audience’s questions…and critiques. ●If you’d like to submit a question for future episodes, just visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com and click on the AMA tab. You’ll be able to record a message or simply fill in the form and send us a written query. ●Thank you for your...

Duration:00:59:58

The One with the Cockatoos

3/19/2021
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 244 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley The One with the Cockatoos ●The Perseverance Rover Update. ●Turns out exo-asteroids could be quite common, much more so than previously thought. Fred explains. ●A new twist on super-massive black holes. ●Listener questions…Planet Nine – does t exist? What’s the latest thinking and Spiral Galaxies…how are they formed?. Fred has answers. ●And for anyone not from Australia and...

Duration:00:49:57