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Sagittarius A - Imaged At Last

May 19, 2022

Space Nuts Episode 305 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Breaking news – UAP senate inquiry underway… •At long last they’ve imaged Sagittarius A - the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. Much excitement ens…

Beware The Black Widow Binary

May 12, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 304 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •The Black Widow Binary •An exciting new citizen science project…and how you can be involved….for more information …

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Saluting SOFIA

May 5, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 303 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •The James Webb Telescope is in the news again and we have an update. It’s all good news… •We offer up a salute to …

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Mars Quakes

April 28, 2022

•The biggest Mars-quakes ever recorded. So, what does this tell us about the red planet? Fred explains… •More from mars -the Perseverance Rover recorded an eclipse as it happened. More valuable data was gathered as a result…

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Weird Neptune

April 21, 2022

Space Nuts 301 Show Notes April 21, 2022 Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 301 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •He couldn’t make it for Episode 300 (prior engagements) but he’s snuck…

Guest: David Astle
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300 - A Celebration

April 14, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 300 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •An interview with Andrew and Fred conducted by Marnie Ogg, host of Dark Sky Conversations podcast (you really shoul…

Guest: Marnie Ogg
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Born In A Very Different Way

April 7, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 299 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •An unusual planet formation discovery – a planet that’s born in a very different way. Fred explains. •A spacecraft…

Exoplanet Atmospheres - What We're Looking For

March 31, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 298 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •What should we be looking for in the atmosphere of Exoplanets to see if they support life or not? Fred explains. •…

Grand Opening

March 24, 2022

Space Nuts Episode 297 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Finally, some of the Apollo samples brought back to Earth 50 yrs ago have been opened. But why now? Fred explains the significance… •A black hole merger……

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An 'Out Of This World' Discovery

March 17, 2022

Space Nuts Episode 296 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •‘An Out of This World Discovery’ – three groups of exo-planets have been discovered forming around a binary star. Fred explains… •A US astronaut is abou…

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Solar Coronal Loops

March 10, 2022

Space Nuts 295 Show Notes March 10, 2022 Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 295 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Coronal Plasma Loops…new research suggests they aren’t real, they don’…

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Asteroids

March 3, 2022

Space Nuts Episode 294 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Asteroids – One that hit China some 50,000 years ago. So why are we talking about it today? Fred has the answers. •Plus a potential asteroid strike on pl…

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It's Raining Gems

Feb. 24, 2022

Space Nuts 293 Show Notes February 24, 2022 Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 293 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •An exoplanet discovered with unusual rain…gemstones. •A James Webb…

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About that Coronal Mass Ejection Event

Feb. 17, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 292 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •A Coronal mass ejection event has destroyed a bunch of Starlink satellites. So how does that happen? Fred explains.…

Our Trojan Asteroid Friend

Feb. 10, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 290 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Planet Earth has picked up a trojan asteroid as our newest companion. Fred has the details. •We revisit Oumuamua (…

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Another Round of Listener Questions

Feb. 3, 2022

Space Nuts Episode 290 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Our listeners take over the show with questions from around the globe. Fred has answers for all of them. NEW: The Space Nuts Premium edition is now avail…

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Asteroids of Mars

Jan. 27, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 289 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Asteroids that collide with Mars. There’s a new study and we have the results. •Another study, this one into the r…

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Moon Mysteries

Jan. 20, 2022

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 288 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •The Moon’s Magnetic Field mystery...what’s the go? Fred has the details… •A gigantic exo-planet discovery has scie…

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Cyclones of Jupiter

Jan. 13, 2022

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Solving the Case of the Mysterious Dimming Star

Jan. 6, 2022

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Comet Mystery - Solved

Dec. 30, 2021

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 285 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Mystery solved – Why do comets have green heads but not green tails? Fred explains… •Confirmation – a magnetic field …

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Dark Matter - A New Theory | Space Nuts 284

Dec. 23, 2021

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 284 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •A new theory involving Dark Matter – does this finally answer the question as to what Dark Matter is? •Launching t…

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Einstein Challenged

Dec. 16, 2021

Space Nuts 282 Show Notes December 16, 2021 New: If you find value in Andrew & Fred’s work, you might like to consider buying them a coffee. They’d really appreciate the break. Thank you… https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sp…

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GJ367B | Planet in a Hurry

Dec. 9, 2021

Space Nuts 282 Show Notes December 9, 2021 New: If you find value in Andrew & Fred’s work, you might like to consider buying them a coffee. They’d really appreciate the break. Thank you… https://www.buymeacoffee.com/space…