Episodes

August 31, 2017

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

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...

August 24, 2017

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

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...

August 17, 2017

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

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 c...

August 10, 2017

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

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...

August 03, 2017

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

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...

July 27, 2017

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

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...

July 20, 2017

62: Planet 9 , real or not? - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 61

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...

July 13, 2017

61: Just what is SOFIA? - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 60

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, ...

July 05, 2017

60: Amazing new image of Jupiter - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 59

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...

June 29, 2017

59: Twinkle, twinkle little Quasar - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 58

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 ...

June 21, 2017

58: Mystery flashes on Earth...solved - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 57

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...

June 15, 2017

57: Creation, Obliteration & Futuristic - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 56

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...

June 08, 2017

56: Helicopter drones on Mars? How cool... - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 55

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, ...

June 01, 2017

55: New Zealand, Mars and the Sun - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 54

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...

May 18, 2017

54: Dinosaurs, Io Erupts & Tractor Beams - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 53

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...

May 12, 2017

53: Money, ABELL 370 & you - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 52

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. ...

May 02, 2017

52: NASA's BIG balloon - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 51

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...

April 26, 2017

51: Monitoring volcanoes from space - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 50

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 ...

February 13, 2017

50: Solar sails, black holes and football - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 49

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...

February 03, 2017

49: Juno vs Jupiter - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 48

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...

January 26, 2017

48: Pan-STARR - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 47

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...

January 19, 2017

47: VLT - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 46

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...

January 12, 2017

46: Cosmic Radio Bursts - Space Nuts with Dr Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 45

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...

January 05, 2017

45: Red dwarf to impact our solar system - Space Nuts with Dr. Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 44

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...