Episodes

July 16, 2020

RIP Mandu

- Sad news from the team this as we say RIP Mandu... - A Cosmic Structure discovery of some note... - The truth about our ‘sister’ planet Venus... - Listener questions…chemical elements...where did they come from? ...and Simon from Newcastle has a...

July 09, 2020

The Weird Reason They Named an Asteroid Moon

- An asteroid moon has been given a name...for the oddest of reasons... - A new exoplanet has been discovered and this one is unique. Why? - A collision between two black holes and possible explosion...what’s that all about? - Listener questions…Is...

July 02, 2020

Astronomers vs Starlink

- What does the upcoming Starlink launch mean for Astronomers? - A Planetary Discovery by The Southern University of Queensland (Australia)... - A collision between two black holes and possible explosion...what’s that all about? - Listener...

June 25, 2020

Hoot Hoot!

- Pluto - new data - and a new theory... - The ISS receives a very important delivery... - Listener questions…from Carrie B in Sydney, Australia and Roger the truck driver in the Northeast of the USA. Fred & Andrew have answers. Stream podcast...

June 18, 2020

Is There Anybody Out There? A New Theory

- Alien intelligent life in our galaxy - a new theory... - Searching for water on the moon - a new project... - Listener questions…where do scientific papers go? - the crisis in cosmology and what two questions would you ask an alien if you had the...

June 11, 2020

New Theory on Oumuamua

- New theory on Oumuamua... - New earth-like planet orbiting an earth-like star... - Listener questions…have we ever been visited by aliens?..and concerns about the Starlink satellites? Fred has answers. Stream podcast episodes on demand from...

June 04, 2020

Planet-9 - Oh Dear...

- Planet 9 - does it even exist? Fred is devastated... - A dwarf galaxy that’s impacting on our own Milky Way. But that may not be a bad thing... - Listener questions…just who’s in charge of all those orbiting satellites...and where is the centre of...

May 28, 2020

NASA, SpaceX and Virgin Orbital

- Launches - SpacesX and NASA collaborate for a historic launch...plus Virgin Orbit - New planet formation discovery... - Listener questions…Fred has answers. Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalogue of special...

May 21, 2020

Super Secret X37B Flies Again

Space Nuts Episod - X37b Flies Again... - Harmonic Stars...what exactly are they? - Listener questions - Featuring our first-ever audio question...Fred has answers. Become a Space Nuts Crew Member and gain immediate access to our catalog of...

May 14, 2020

Stunning Jupiter

Space Nuts Episode 202 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley - A stunning infrared photo of Jupiter released... - Catching interstellar asteroids... - Listener questions - First up a query about the Tunguska event...and living on Mars...Fred...

May 07, 2020

Big Black Hole Announcement

- Big Black Hole announcement... - Jupiter’s Ice Moon Europa….re-analysis of historical data has led to new discoveries. - Listener questions - Fred has the answers... Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalog of...

April 30, 2020

Barred Spiral Galaxy

Space Nuts Episode 200 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley - A galaxy that is a barred spiral galaxy and is having trouble producing new stars. Fred explains... - A probably landing site on Mars for the Perseverance Rover - Listener...

April 23, 2020

Asteroids Destroying Each Other

Space Nuts Episode 199 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley - Asteroids Destroying Each Other - The Hubble Space Telescope...the amazing images and more…Read along with Fred:...

April 16, 2020

Quasar Discovery

- Quasar Discovery - Mars Helicopter...this thing is cool... - Listener questions - More from the mailbag... Today's episode of Space nuts is brought to you with the support of Grammarly....the intelligent writing app....and you can use the...

April 09, 2020

Slingshot

- Bepicolombo Slingshot - Binary white dwarfs… - We chat with Marnie Ogg about Dark Sky Conversations podcast... - Listener questions - asked by Andrew and answered by Fred... Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our...

April 02, 2020

The CHEOPS Mission

Space Nuts Episode 196 - CHEOPS Mission - Mid Size Black Holes... - Listener questions - asked by Andrew and answered by Fred... Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalog of special commercial-free versions of Space...

March 26, 2020

195: Comet ATLAS

Space Nuts with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Episode 195 - Comet ATLAS is on its way. What to expect... - Insight Drill Solution... - From the mailbag - Listener questions answered by Fred... Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain...

March 19, 2020

194: WASP-76b

Space Nuts Episode 194 - WASP-76b... - Shorter Earth Days - confirmed... - Listener questions answered by Fred... Sponsor Link: This episode of Space Nuts is brought with the help of Grammarly...the intelligent writing app. Download and start using...

March 12, 2020

193: Space Time Dragging

Space Nuts Episode 193 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley - Space Time dragging...Fred explains... - Student success stories... - More of our listeners questions from the mailbag...well...email and social media actually… Sponsor Link:...

March 05, 2020

192: The Biggest Bang

Space Nuts Episode 192 - The biggest explosion ever detected... - Extraterrestial protein..and a mini-moon detected… - Plus listener questions answered… Sponsor Link: This episode of Space Nuts is brought with the help of Grammarly...the...

February 27, 2020

191: Jaxa's Mission to Phobos

Space Nuts Episode 191 with Professor Fred Watson and Andrew Dunkley - Jaxa mission to Phobos... - Water on Jupiter... - And a dive into the mailbag as we answer more of your questions… Sponsor Link: This episode of Space Nuts is brought with the...

February 20, 2020

190: Planet Formation

Space Nuts 190 - Planet formation... - The Australian Space Agency launch... - Once again we dive into the mailbag and answer more listener questions… Sponsor Link: This episode of Space Nuts is brought with the help of Grammarly...the...

February 13, 2020

189: Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts

Space Nuts Episode 189 - The subject of much discussion on the Space Nuts Facebook group this week...mysterious fast radio bursts….where are they coming from? - Dark Matter theory - Once we dive into the mailbag and answer more listener questions…...

February 06, 2020

188: Planet TOI-257b

Planet TOI-257b The Yarrabubba Crater Australia’s Award-Winning Astronomer Become a Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalog of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content now rolling out. Instant access...