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All things Space – astronomy, news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Professor Fred Watson and Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley.

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    • 4.8 • 92 Ratings

All things Space – astronomy, news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Professor Fred Watson and Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley.

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    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 236 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    Protected
    ●Passing of a new law protecting historic space history sites.
    ●Detecting gravitational waves using an observatory the size of a galaxy. What?
    ●Listener questions – from the Jonah in Houston (USA) and Jacob in Phoenix (USA). Fred has answers for them….
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    Professor Fred Watson’s latest book is available now - ‘Cosmic Chronicles’ - Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining?
     
    In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson – Australia’s Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling author – explores the hottest topics in space science and astronomy.
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    Andrew Dunkley’s new Sci-Fi Novel The Terranian Enigma is available now - Audio version added to the lineup - When The Borche invaded the seven worlds of the Andromeda Galaxy the people

    • 43 min
    'the need for speed'

    'the need for speed'

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 235 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ‘a need for speed’
    ●A need for speed – wondering why 2020 seemed to move along so quickly? Fred knows why…
    ●    Chinese Astronomers nearly 600 high velocity stars (see a theme here?). And of course Fred has insider knowledge…
    ●    Listener questions – from the UK and South Australia to kick off the New Year.
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    Professor Fred Watson’s latest book is available now - ‘Cosmic Chronicles’ - Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining?
     
    In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson – Australia’s Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling author – explores the hottest topics in space science and astronomy.
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    Andrew Dunkley’s new Sci-Fi Novel The Terranian Enigma is available now - Audio version added to the lineup - When The Borche invaded the seven worlds of the Andromeda Galaxy the people fought hard to defend their colonies but they were confronted by a disciplined and unwavering foe. The Borche proved overwhelming and without mercy, killing indiscriminately, their goal, extermination and slavery. Details at https://amzn.to/2UjccOo
     
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    • 46 min
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    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 234 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
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    - In this episode, Andrew throws questions from listeners at Fred without notice. And Fred answers them...is there anything he doesn’t know?
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    Professor Fred Watson’s new book is available now - ‘Cosmic Chronicles’ - Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining?


    In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson – Australia’s Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling author – explores the hottest topics in space science and astronomy.
    By using our links you’ll be helping support the show. For our Australian listeners, you can get it here https://amzn.to/2pxHvt5  and for our international listeners, use this link:  https://amzn.to/31iovfD  


    Andrew Dunkley’s new Sci-Fi Novel The Terranian Enigma is available now - Audio version added to the lineup - When The Borche invaded the seven worlds of the Andromeda Galaxy the people fought hard to defend their colonies but they were confronted by a disciplined and unwavering foe. The Borche proved overwhelming and without mercy, killing indiscriminately, their goal, extermination and slavery. Details at https://amzn.to/2UjccOo 




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    • 56 min
    The Great Conjunction

    The Great Conjunction

    Space Nuts Episode 233 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ‘The Great Conjunction’
    - The great conjunction...so what’s so important about this rare celestial event?
    - The link between radio bursts and the flares of cool stars.
    - Listener questions - Alex in Bellingen has a question about neutron stars. Zoe has a question about Santa and time dilation. While Travis is still trying to get his head around why black holes have different masses. Fred explains...
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    Time to treat yourself with one of our new T-Shirts, Polo shirts, coffee mugs, stickers and more. Details here:  https://bitesz-com.myshopify.com   (They make great presents…just saying).


    Professor Fred Watson’s new book is available now - ‘Cosmic Chronicles’ - Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining?


    In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson – Australia’s Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling author – explores the hottest topics in space science and astronomy.
    By using our links you’ll be helping support the show. For our Australian listeners, you can get it here https://amzn.to/2pxHvt5  and for our international listeners, use this link:  https://amzn.to/31iovfD  


    Andrew Dunkley’s new Sci-Fi Novel The Terranian Enigma is available now - Audio version added to the lineup - When The Borche invaded the seven worlds of the Andromeda Galaxy the people fought hard to defend their colonies but they were confronted by a disciplined and unwavering foe. The Borche proved overwhelming and without mercy, killing indiscriminately, their goal, extermination and slavery. Details at https://amzn.to/2UjccOo 




    #astronomy #space #science #technology #news #aao #drfredwatson #stargazerfred #thegreatconjunction

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    • 43 min
    Welcome Home!

    Welcome Home!

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 232 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    - Hayabusa 2 successfully returns….Fred explains why this mission was so important.
    - NASA’s plans to contract out the collection of moondust.
    - Listener questions - first up is Laurie from the UK with a question about finding life on other planets, if it happened, would it jeopardize our plans to go there? Plus Kat has a question about the ‘Superman’ effect. 
    - Fred and Andrew have answers for both of you.
    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a book, to leave us your questions, and to stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at  https://spacenutspodcast.com  (mobile friendly).


    Become a  Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content now rolling out. Instant access to 80 plus posts once signed up...Simply sign on via our Patreon or Supercast pages… Space Nuts with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley is creating Astronomy and Space Science Podcasts or (New) The Space Nuts Super Exclusive Commercial Free Feed and if you’d like to check out our new bundled options: Bitesz Network on Supercast 


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    Join the Space Nuts Facebook group...chat and share stuff with other listeners, ask your questions….Andrew may even answer them. This is your community so we want to hear from you. Just search for the Space Nuts Group on Facebook and join today. See you there… https://www.facebook.com/groups/2677812375570941


    Time to treat yourself with one of our new T-Shirts, Polo shirts, coffee mugs, stickers and more. Details here:  https://bitesz-com.myshopify.com   (They make great presents…just saying).


    Professor Fred Watson’s new book is available now - ‘Cosmic Chronicles’ - Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining?


    In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson – Australia’s Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling author – explores the hottest topics in space science and astronomy.
    By using our links you’ll be helping support the show. For our Australian listeners, you can get it here https://amzn.to/2pxHvt5  and for our international listeners, use this link:  https://amzn.to/31iovfD  


    Andrew Dunkley’s new Sci-Fi Novel The Terranian Enigma is available now - Audio version added to the lineup - When The Borche invaded the seven worlds of the Andromeda Galaxy the people fought hard to defend their colonies but they were confronted by a disciplined and unwavering foe. The Borche proved overwhelming and without mercy, killing indiscriminately, their goal, extermination and slavery. Details at https://amzn.to/2UjccOo 




    #astronomy #space #science #technology #news #aao #drfredwatson #stargazerfred 

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    • 50 min
    A New Atlas of the Universe

    A New Atlas of the Universe

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 231 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    - The Australian CSIRO Million Galaxies Survey from ASKAP (The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder) has spectacular results - Fred has the details.
    - China’s Changi 5 mission details
    - Wattle seeds in Space? What?
    - And our listeners clock in with their questions:
    - Ralph lays out his theory of what the universe looks like...
    - Damien has a question about SpaceTime and Dark Matter…
    - Orchia (from Sweden) asks about gravitational waves…
    - Leandro (from Argentina) asks why is there a black hole at our galactic centre..
    - And Snow from NZ returns to set the record straight about the answer to a question last week...and he’s correct.
    - Fred and Andrew have answers for all of you.
    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, to visit the shop, buy a book, to leave us your questions, and to stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at  https://spacenutspodcast.com  (mobile friendly).


    Become a  Space Nuts crew member and gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content now rolling out. Instant access to 80 plus posts once signed up...Simply sign on via our Patreon or Supercast pages… Space Nuts with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley is creating Astronomy and Space Science Podcasts or (New) The Space Nuts Super Exclusive Commercial Free Feed and if you’d like to check out our new bundled options: Bitesz Network on Supercast 


    Sponsor Link:
    This episode of Space Nuts is brought you with the support of LastPass password manager...sorting out the biggest hassle we all have on the internet...and you can do it for free. Details at spacenutspodcast.com/lastpass  Use this link and help support the show. Thanks...


    ExpressVPN - Rated No.1 by TechRadar and as used by us. For three months free with any 12-month package, just visit www.tryexpressvpn.com/space   and help support the show.


    NameCheap….the best way to buy and manage your domain names. Get more details at https://spacenutspodcast.com/namecheap  and help support the show. This is the service we use to manage all of our domains and we highly recommend them. 


    Join the Space Nuts Facebook group...chat and share stuff with other listeners, ask your questions….Andrew may even answer them. This is your community so we want to hear from you. Just search for the Space Nuts Group on Facebook and join today. See you there… https://www.facebook.com/groups/2677812375570941


    Time to treat yourself with one of our new T-Shirts, Polo shirts, coffee mugs, stickers and more. Details here:  https://bitesz-com.myshopify.com   (They make great presents…just saying).


    Professor Fred Watson’s new book is available now - ‘Cosmic Chronicles’ - Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be a future in asteroid mining?


    In Cosmic Chronicles, Fred Watson – Australia’s Astronomer-at-Large and bestselling author – explores the hottest topics in space science and astronomy.
    By using our links you’ll be helping support the show. For our Australian listeners, you can get it here https://amzn.to/2pxHvt5  and for our international listeners, use this link:  https://amzn.to/31iovfD  


    Andrew Dunkley’s new Sci-Fi Novel The Terranian Enigma is available now - Audio version added to the lineup - When The Borche invaded the seven worlds of the Andromeda Galaxy the people fought hard to defend their colonies but they were confronted by a disciplined and unwavering foe. The Borche proved overwhelming and without mercy, killing indiscriminately, their goal, extermination and slavery. Details at https://amzn.to/2UjccOo 




    #astronomy #space #science #technology #news #aao #drfredwatson #stargazerfred

    • 47 min

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4.8 out of 5
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92 Ratings

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