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All things Space – news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Dr. Fred Watson with Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com

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    • 4.8 • 117 Ratings

All things Space – news, travel, discoveries, the mysteries and more…with world renown and respected Astronomer Dr. Fred Watson with Broadcaster/Journalist Andrew Dunkley. Website: www.bitesz.com

    Audience Questions

    Audience Questions

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 275 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ●Another questions, questions, questions episode.
    ●Today we have questions about gravitational waves, red shift, ramjet travel and more.
    ●Plus…a fascinating question asking Fred what his personal highlights have been in his long stellar career.
    ●We tackle audio and text questions as we try to work our way through the backlog. Fred gamely answers them all.
    NEW: The Space Nuts Premium edition is now available on Spotify for our Supercast subscribers (sorry, Patreon isn’t there yet…fingers crossed). To access the premium feed, just log in to your Spotify account and do a search. Use your current subscriber details to unlock the premium content. If you’d like to become a subscriber, just visit https://spacenuts.supercast.tech and sign up. You even get a 30-day free trial to see if it’s right for you. Nothing to lose.
    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, sponsor links, to visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the new www.bitesz.com site https://www.bitesz.com/show/space-nuts/ (mobile friendly).
    Would you like a free audiobook and a great deal from Audible? Of course, you do…visit https://spacenutspodcast.com/audible for all the details. Do yourself a big favor and help support the show. Thank you.
    New link: https://spacenuts.io
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    Find all our show links at https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ
    New: Take the Space Nuts Listener Feedback survey. We need to know how you think the show is going. Take the 1-minute survey at https://spacenutspodcast.com/feedback - thank you.
    If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen too. Thank you…

    • 45 min
    Younger Than Expected

    Younger Than Expected

    A podcast about Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 274 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ●The age of Moon Rocks – the Chang’e 5 findings.
    ●Mysterious radio signals have been discovered coming from distant stars. So what are they?
    ●Listener questions…The temperature of black holes; what is spacetime made of; why Jupiter and other gas giants haven’t been turned into rocky planets by all the asteroid impacts they suffer? Fred has answers for all.
    Sponsor Details:
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    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, sponsor links, to visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the new www.bitesz.com site https://www.bitesz.com/show/space-nuts/ (mobile friendly).
    Would you like a free audiobook and a great deal from Audible? Of course, you do…visit https://spacenutspodcast.com/audible for all the details. Do yourself a big favor and help support the show. Thank you.
    New link: https://spacenuts.io
    New Link: https://spacenutsshop.com to go directly to our shop.
    Find all our show links at https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ
    New: Take the Space Nuts Listener Feedback survey. We need to know how you think the show is going. Take the 1-minute survey at https://spacenutspodcast.com/feedback - thank you.
    If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen too. Thank you…

    Become a Space Nuts Crew Member (supporter) and help us reach our goal of becoming completely listener supported. We figure we can better use the time producing and researching more content for you, rather than chasing sponsors and advertisers. Space Nuts is a completely independent podcast and we receive no funds from any large corporations, Government grants etc. We rely on providing the best content we can for our listeners, but we still have bills to pay every month in order to keep the lights on. So, help reach our first goal of 1,000 subscribers at which point we’ll become financially viable….and we can stop chasing advertisers.
    By becoming a Space Nuts crew member, you not only help us achieve our goals, but gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content. Instant access to 100+ plus posts once signed up...Simply sign on via our Patreon or Supercast pages… https://www.patreon.com/spacenuts or (New) https://spacenuts.supercast.tech and if you’d like to check out our new bundled options: https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech
    Details and links are also available on our website: https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new www.bitesz.com

    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...

    • 50 min
    In A Galaxy Far Far Away

    In A Galaxy Far Far Away

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 273 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ●Beat that Star Wars, the discovery of a planet in galaxy far far way that orbits three stars.
    ●BepiColombo has been sending back some pretty spectacular pictures as it cruises past Mercury. We have an update…
    ●Listener questions…many listener questions…and Fred has answers for all.
    Sponsor Details:
    This episode of space Nuts is brought to you by the good folks at NordVPN…and they have a great deal for you as a member of the Space Nuts community. Just visit www.nordvpn.com/spacenuts for all the details. You’ll be glad you did.
    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, sponsor links, to visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the new www.bitesz.com site https://www.bitesz.com/show/space-nuts/ (mobile friendly).
    Would you like a free audiobook and a great deal from Audible? Of course, you do…visit https://spacenutspodcast.com/audible for all the details. Do yourself a big favor and help support the show. Thank you.
    New link: https://spacenuts.io
    New Link: https://spacenutsshop.com to go directly to our shop.
    Find all our show links at https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ
    New: Take the Space Nuts Listener Feedback survey. We need to know how you think the show is going. Take the 1-minute survey at https://spacenutspodcast.com/feedback - thank you.
    If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen too. Thank you…

    Become a Space Nuts Crew Member (supporter) and help us reach our goal of becoming completely listener supported. We figure we can better use the time producing and researching more content for you, rather than chasing sponsors and advertisers. Space Nuts is a completely independent podcast and we receive no funds from any large corporations, Government grants etc. We rely on providing the best content we can for our listeners, but we still have bills to pay every month in order to keep the lights on. So, help reach our first goal of 1,000 subscribers at which point we’ll become financially viable….and we can stop chasing advertisers.
    By becoming a Space Nuts crew member, you not only help us achieve our goals, but gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content. Instant access to 100+ plus posts once signed up...Simply sign on via our Patreon or Supercast pages… https://www.patreon.com/spacenuts or (New) https://spacenuts.supercast.tech and if you’d like to check out our new bundled options: https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech
    Details and links are also available on our website: https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new www.bitesz.com

    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… a...

    • 45 min
    The Legend of Sodom

    The Legend of Sodom

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 272 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ●How the Biblical story of Sodom may have been inspired by an astronomical catastrophe
    ●The giant red spot on Jupiter – is it speeding up?
    ●Listener questions…we revisit the possible (or not) heat death of the universe…does a neutron star have an event horizon and a couple of text questions from John Dunkley…any relation? Find out as Andrew tackles that one and Fred the rest.
    Sponsor Details:
    This episode of space Nuts is brought to you by the good folks at NordVPN…and they have a great deal for you as a member of the Space Nuts community. Just visit www.nordvpn.com/spacenuts for all the details. You’ll be glad you did.
    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, sponsor links, to visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the new www.bitesz.com site https://www.bitesz.com/show/space-nuts/ (mobile friendly).
    Would you like a free audiobook and a great deal from Audible? Of course, you do…visit https://spacenutspodcast.com/audible for all the details. Do yourself a big favor and help support the show. Thank you.
    New link: https://spacenuts.io
    New Link: https://spacenutsshop.com to go directly to our shop.
    Find all our show links at https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ
    New: Take the Space Nuts Listener Feedback survey. We need to know how you think the show is going. Take the 1-minute survey at https://spacenutspodcast.com/feedback - thank you.
    Become a Space Nuts Crew Member (supporter) and help us reach our goal of becoming completely listener supported. We figure we can better use the time producing and researching more content for you, rather than chasing sponsors and advertisers. Space Nuts is a completely independent podcast and we receive no funds from any large corporations, Government grants etc. We rely on providing the best content we can for our listeners, but we still have bills to pay every month in order to keep the lights on. So, help reach our first goal of 1,000 subscribers at which point we’ll become financially viable….and we can stop chasing advertisers.
    By becoming a Space Nuts crew member, you not only help us achieve our goals, but gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content. Instant access to 100+ plus posts once signed up...Simply sign on via our Patreon or Supercast pages… https://www.patreon.com/spacenuts or (New) https://spacenuts.supercast.tech and if you’d like to check out our new bundled options: https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech
    Details and links are also available on our website: https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new www.bitesz.com

    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… a...

    • 47 min
    Evidence of Dark Energy?

    Evidence of Dark Energy?

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 271 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ●Has the University of Cambridge accidentally stumbled across evidence of Dark Energy? Maybe.
    ●A 2200 year old observatory that’s been discovered in Peru…and it still works!
    ●Listener questions…can we watch light move through the Universe if you’re in the right place at the right time, a tongue in cheek question about flat-earth theory, can anything stay still in the Universe and a question about time and gravity? Fred has all the answers…
    Sponsor Details:
    This episode of space Nuts is brought to you by the good folks at NordVPN…and they have a great deal for you as a member of the Space Nuts community. Just visit www.nordvpn.com/spacenuts for all the details. You’ll be glad you did.
    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, sponsor links, to visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the new www.bitesz.com site https://www.bitesz.com/show/space-nuts/ (mobile friendly).
    New link: https://spacenuts.io
    New Link: https://spacenutsshop.com to go directly to our shop.
    Find all our show links at https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ
    New: Take the Space Nuts Listener Feedback survey. We need to know how you think the show is going. Take the 1-minute survey at https://spacenutspodcast.com/feedback - thank you.
    Become a Space Nuts Crew Member (supporter) and help us reach our goal of becoming completely listener supported. We figure we can better use the time producing and researching more content for you, rather than chasing sponsors and advertisers. Space Nuts is a completely independent podcast and we receive no funds from any large corporations, Government grants etc. We rely on providing the best content we can for our listeners, but we still have bills to pay every month in order to keep the lights on. So, help reach our first goal of 1,000 subscribers at which point we’ll become financially viable….and we can stop chasing advertisers.
    By becoming a Space Nuts crew member, you not only help us achieve our goals, but gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content. Instant access to 100+ plus posts once signed up...Simply sign on via our Patreon or Supercast pages… https://www.patreon.com/spacenuts or (New) https://spacenuts.supercast.tech and if you’d like to check out our new bundled options: https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech
    Details and links are also available on our website: https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new www.bitesz.com

    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

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    • 48 min
    Questions, Questions, Questions...

    Questions, Questions, Questions...

    Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.
    Space Nuts Episode 270 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley
    ●The one where too many audience questions is never enough. The whole show is devoted to them…including one very clever submission. As usual, no question is too tricky for our Astronomer At Large…they all get an answer from Fred.
    ●Note…the photo in this weeks artwork was taken by our own Andrew Dunkley this week…so for no particular reason we thought we’d showcase it.
    Plus a bonus…sing along with Fred https://youtu.be/OkqeqWjYwF0
    Sponsor Details:
    This episode of space Nuts is brought to you by the good folks at NordVPN…and they have a great deal for you as a member of the Space Nuts community. Just visit www.nordvpn.com/spacenuts for all the details. You’ll be glad you did.
    For more Space Nuts, supporter links, sponsor links, to visit the shop, buy a book, leave us your questions, and stream podcast episodes on-demand, visit our website at https://spacenutspodcast.com or the new www.bitesz.com site https://www.bitesz.com/show/space-nuts/ (mobile friendly).
    New link: https://spacenuts.io
    New Link: https://spacenutsshop.com to go directly to our shop.
    Find all our show links at https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ
    New: Take the Space Nuts Listener Feedback survey. We need to know how you think the show is going. Take the 1-minute survey at https://spacenutspodcast.com/feedback - thank you.
    Become a Space Nuts Crew Member (supporter) and help us reach our goal of becoming completely listener supported. We figure we can better use the time producing and researching more content for you, rather than chasing sponsors and advertisers. Space Nuts is a completely independent podcast and we receive no funds from any large corporations, Government grants etc. We rely on providing the best content we can for our listeners, but we still have bills to pay every month in order to keep the lights on. So, help reach our first goal of 1,000 subscribers at which point we’ll become financially viable….and we can stop chasing advertisers.
    By becoming a Space Nuts crew member, you not only help us achieve our goals, but gain immediate access to our catalogue of special commercial-free versions of Space Nuts plus bonus content. Instant access to 100+ plus posts once signed up...Simply sign on via our Patreon or Supercast pages… https://www.patreon.com/spacenuts or (New) https://spacenuts.supercast.tech and if you’d like to check out our new bundled options: https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech
    Details and links are also available on our website: https://spacenutspodcast.com or the brand new www.bitesz.com

    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,...

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
117 Ratings

117 Ratings

crfolz ,

great podcast

One of my favorite astronomy/ cosmology podcasts. Informative and entertaining. Andrew and Professor Fred are awesome!

PaFarmMom ,

Great Content

My favorite astronomy podcast. This is really great content and delivered in a very down to earth format. Really fun to listen to the hosts intermingle some personal stories and background and appreciate that they take the time to answer listener questions.

Jdw alaska ,

Joel W

Love the astronomer at large !!!!

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