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A weekly podcast looking at interesting and exciting events in astronomy with a fun and occasionally a slapstick approach...and we invite listener questions.

A weekly podcast looking at interesting and exciting events in astronomy with a fun and occasionally a slapstick approach...and we invite listener questions.
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Australia

Description:

A weekly podcast looking at interesting and exciting events in astronomy with a fun and occasionally a slapstick approach...and we invite listener questions.

Language:

English


Episodes

Goodbye Cassini - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 70

9/21/2017
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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 answers. Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes) (featured in New & Noteworthy), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts, Podbean, Overcast, Tunein Radio, 60db etc. RSS feed:...

Duration: 00:28:03


WASP-19b - A Most Fascinating Exoplanet Discovery - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 69

9/14/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). 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. * Audience questions, pregnancy in Space and why the Earth isn't flat. Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes) (featured in New & Noteworthy), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts,...

Duration: 00:26:56


Welcome home to record breaker Peggy Whitson - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 68

9/7/2017
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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 habitable zone of our solar system will be when our Sun turns into a red giant Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes) (featured in New & Noteworthy), audioBoom, Stitcher,...

Duration: 00:28:17


Designer Spacesuits, a Galaxy far far away & and Listener Rob's question - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 67

8/31/2017
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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 * Astronomers look closely at a star beyond our solar system for the first time * We answer a question from Rob in Coolum about the expansion of the Universe Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts...

Duration: 00:30:51


Pluto, Hawaii & Giant Blobs - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 66

8/24/2017
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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 exist Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes) (featured in New & Noteworthy), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts, Podbean, Overcast, Tunein Radio, 60db etc. RSS feed: https://audioboom.com/channels/4639279.rss Join our...

Duration: 00:27:00


Moons and Clouds - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 65

8/17/2017
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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 check out their twitter at @physicspod Space Nuts Episode 65: Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 65 of Space Nuts we discuss: * Hubble telescope gets great picture of moon, Phobos * The first ever...

Duration: 00:23:33


Comets, Comets & Atoms - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 64

8/10/2017
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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 Minneapolis Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes) (featured in New & Noteworthy), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocketcasts, Podbean, Overcast, Tunein Radio, 60db etc. RSS feed:...

Duration: 00:26:39


Alien life, Universal Recession & Watery Moon - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 63

8/3/2017
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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 episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 63 of Space Nuts we discuss: * Potential for life discovered on Titan. * A Universal recession * More water on the Moon than we thought Subscribe, rate and review Space Nuts via...

Duration: 00:25:17


Black holes, Aliens & a Big Bag of Nothing - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 62

7/26/2017
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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 on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In Episode 62 of Space Nuts we discuss: * Measuring the mass of black holes. * Creating the Galactic Internet to say hello to aliens * A bag of almost nothing sell at auction for a small fortune...

Duration: 00:27:06