Episodes

The Square Kilometre Array - Great News

March 14, 2019

The Square Kilometer Array Treaty signed - and it's great news for Australia...

A Successful Docking

March 7, 2019

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule’s historic docking with ISS

Historic Achievements

Feb. 28, 2019

Hayabusa touches down...and Virgin Galactic’s historic test flight...

Andrew and The Professor

Feb. 21, 2019

A revelation from Fred...plus the demise of the Opportunity Rover and a new look at Ultima Thule'...

Black Arrow

Feb. 14, 2019

Britain's Black Arrow Rocket...plus 2019 - The Year of the Periodic Table...

Let's Celebrate

Feb. 7, 2019

Australia Day Honours...and the Aussie Science and Astronomy worlds have cause to celebrate... plus there’s a new Ultima Thule pic...and it’s stunning.

What Is Life?

Jan. 31, 2019

What is life? Depends on who you talk to it seems...we discuss. Plus Gamma Ray deal...

Saturn's Rings - The Latest Data From Cassini

Jan. 24, 2019

Saturn’s Rings...the data is in from Cassini...and they’re not as old as previously thought, nor will they last. Plus Earth’s magnetic field is moving...from Canada to Siberia...what does this mean?

Questions and More Questions

Jan. 17, 2019

Our listeners ask the best questions and in this episode we tackle a whole bunch of them...

The Ultima Thule Flyby...and Alien Abductions?

Jan. 10, 2019

The Ultima Thule flyby... Chang’e 4 update... and Alien abductions are down...go figure.

134: Looking Ahead

Dec. 20, 2018

A look forward to some of the special events coming in 2019. Plus listener questions...

133: The Eerie Winds of Mars

Dec. 13, 2018

The Australian Space Agency and Voyager 2 are in the news - so are the Eerie winds of Mars...

132: NASA's Moon Plans

Dec. 6, 2018

Plus Osiris Rex arrives at Bennu and listener questions.

131: NASA's InSight Lands On Mars

Nov. 29, 2018

Plus Comet Wirtanan, Planet HR8799c and Elon Musk Renames The BFR.

130: Colliding Binary Stars and a Ghost Galaxy

Nov. 21, 2018

New discoveries...

129: Dark Matter Hurricane and a UFO

Nov. 15, 2018

Should we be losing sleep over a Dark Matter Hurricane that's headed towards Earth...and what about that Irish UFO sighting?

128: A Supermassive Black Hole

Nov. 8, 2018

Is there a supermassive black hole at the centre of our universe?

127: It's A Dusty World

Nov. 1, 2018

Dust clouds around planet Earth, we revisit the Parker Solar Probe and listener questions.

126: Mission to Mercury

Oct. 25, 2018

Andrew and Fred bring you robust discussion on the Space News headlines...

125: Fast Radio Bursts and Noisy Auroras

Oct. 18, 2018

Let’s talk about those fast radio bursts...

124: Two Discoveries and One Big Crunch

Oct. 11, 2018

Ice formations found on Europa, The first Exo-moon...and a listeners question about the Big Crunch.

123: The Discovery of Goblin

Oct. 4, 2018

Astronomers are excited...can Planet 9 be far away?

122: Asteroid Encounters

Sept. 27, 2018

Jaxa hops on an asteroid...while New Horizons has a date past Pluto...

121: We're off to the moon... (well...not us exactly...)

Sept. 20, 2018

Once again the moon is back in focus as a destination.