Episodes

Question Time

Aug. 13, 2020

Space Nuts Episode 215 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley - Question time...as Andrew & Fred tackle some of the more pressing questions from our global audience… - Meanwhile, in Australia, the venerable Parkes Rad…

The Crashed Vikram Lander - Found

Aug. 6, 2020

- As we all know, India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission to the Moon ended with the Vikram Lander crashing...and lost. Now they’ve found it Fred has the story. - The rivers on Mars may have been formed under sheets of ice. That’s th…

The Mars Rush of 2020 Is On

July 30, 2020

Space Nuts Episode 213 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley - NASA’s mission to Mars - the rush is on - exciting times ahead…...

Introducing: Gregory Peck

July 23, 2020

- Mars season kicks off with the UAE successfully heading off to the Red Planet... - It would seem Venus has active volcanoes still. So what does this mean? - Listener questions…what on earth is a Terrascope? Fred explains…

RIP Mandu

July 16, 2020

- 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 …

The Weird Reason They Named an Asteroid Moon

July 9, 2020

- 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 abou…

Astronomers vs Starlink

July 2, 2020

- 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 …

Hoot Hoot!

June 25, 2020

- 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 an…

Is There Anybody Out There? A New Theory

June 18, 2020

- 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 a…

New Theory on Oumuamua

June 11, 2020

- 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 ep…

Planet-9 - Oh Dear...

June 4, 2020

- 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..…

NASA, SpaceX and Virgin Orbital

May 28, 2020

- 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 o…

Super Secret X37B Flies Again

May 21, 2020

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 acc…

Stunning Jupiter

May 14, 2020

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.…

Big Black Hole Announcement

May 7, 2020

- 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 ac…

Barred Spiral Galaxy

April 30, 2020

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 Perseveranc…

Asteroids Destroying Each Other

April 23, 2020

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:...

Quasar Discovery

April 16, 2020

- 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 …

Slingshot

April 9, 2020

- 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 im…

The CHEOPS Mission

April 2, 2020

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 commerci…

195: Comet ATLAS

March 26, 2020

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 Nut…

194: WASP-76b

March 19, 2020

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 ap…

193: Space Time Dragging

March 12, 2020

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 …

192: The Biggest Bang

March 5, 2020

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…