#432: Virtual Particles & Black Hole Mysteries: Listener Questions Explored
Space Nuts
by Professor Fred Watson and Andrew Dunkley
1w ago
Space Nuts Q&A: Virtual Particles, Black Hole Spin, and Black Hole CollisionsJoin Andrew Dunkley and Professor Fred Watson in this intriguing Q&A edition of Space Nuts, where they delve into the mysteries of black holes and virtual particles.Episode Highlights:- **Virtual Particles Explained**: Listener Martin from the Wirral near Liverpool asks about the nature of virtual particles and their role in Hawking radiation. Fred provides clarity on this complex topic and the ongoing debate about their existence.- **What Spins in a Black Hole?**: Michael from Evanston, Illinois, is curious a ..read more
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Sagittarius A - Imaged At Last
Space Nuts | Astronomy, Space & Science News
by bitesz.com
1y ago
Space Nuts Episode 305 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Breaking news – UAP senate inquiry underway… •At long last they’ve imaged Sagittarius A - the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. Much excitement ensued…Fred has details and the importance of this event. •Growing vegetables in Moon soil…and what it means moving forward. •Listener questions – This week our listeners have questions about Dark Matter; the future of Astronomy and is it a good career choice…and star populations. Fred has the answers. The Space Nuts Premium edition is now available on Spotify for our Superca ..read more
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Fred's New Telescope Project
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by bitesz.com
1y ago
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 315 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Andrew: Hello again. Andrew Dunkley here from the Space Nuts podcast. Hope you’re well, and I hope you can join us on the next episode, episode 315, because we’ve got a lot to talk about. And joining me will be Professor Fred Watson, astronomer at large. What's coming up? Fred: It we've got a bumper packed show for listeners this week. As always. Going to start off by talking about a brand new telescope that is getting launched not launched into space, but launched into its mission, at ..read more
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Sonification - The Sounds of the Universe
Space Nuts | Astronomy, Space & Science News
by bitesz.com
1y ago
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 308 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •Sonification – the beautiful sounds of our Universe. To hear more and find out more about the project visit https://chandra.harvard.edu/sound/ •The orbit of Earth and how it’s affected our ice sheets •Listener questions – We have questions on gravitational waves, the expansion of the Universe and the unknown objects we keep looking for. Fred has all the answers… Sponsor Links: NordVPN – the fast and best way of securing your data. Get our special price, plus one month free and a bonus ..read more
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337: 2023-BU - A Near Miss for Planet Earth
Space Nuts | Astronomy, Space & Science News
by bitesz.com
1y ago
We're back. Space Nuts. 2023. I'm Andrew Dunkley, your host, and joining me, as always, will be Professor Fred Watson, astronomer at large. Hi, Fred. Happy new year. Probably too late to say that, but anyway, it's the first time we've chatted a break. Now, what's coming up on the 337th edition of Space nuts? Well, a near miss asteroid we've got to talk about. Asteroid 2023 BU, which flew past the earth very closely recently. It was almost a record breaker in that regard. We'll cover that. And we'll also talk about some new results from the James Webb telescope about the molecules and chemicals ..read more
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Cyclones of Jupiter
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by bitesz.com
1y ago
New: If you find value in Andrew & Fred’s work, you might like to consider buying them a coffee. They’d really appreciate the break. Thank you… https://www.buymeacoffee.com/spacenuts Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 287 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •We kick things off with another James Webb Telescope update… •What drives cyclones on Jupiter? •Were there once rings around our sun? Fred explains… •About that cube found by the Chinese on the Moon. •Listener questions: In this episode James in Cincinnati, Ralph in Northern California and Andy in Eas ..read more
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Einstein Challenged
Space Nuts | Astronomy, Space & Science News
by bitesz.com
1y ago
Space Nuts 282 Show Notes December 16, 2021 New: If you find value in Andrew & Fred’s work, you might like to consider buying them a coffee. They’d really appreciate the break. Thank you… https://www.buymeacoffee.com/spacenuts Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 283 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •The results of a 16 year study into Einstein’s Theory of Relativity are in…Fred has the details. •EK Draconis – a young star that could give us some insights into our early solar system. •Comet Leonard is on it’s way… •Listener questions: Ben clocks in with ..read more
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A Moon Mystery
Space Nuts | Astronomy, Space & Science News
by bitesz.com
1y ago
Space Nuts 311 Show Notes June 30, 2022 Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 311 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Andrew: Hello there. My name is Andrew Dunkley from the Space Nuts podcast, where we talk astronomy and space science. And every week, I'm joined by Professor Fred Watson, astronomer at large. What's coming up on episode three 11, Fred? Fred: We've got a fun packed show this week. We're going to celebrate World Asteroid Day that comes up tomorrow our time. We're going to talk about a new device for detecting fossilized life forms. It's called the ..read more
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Micrometeroids & UAPs
Space Nuts | Astronomy, Space & Science News
by bitesz.com
1y ago
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 309 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley Andrew: Hi there. Andrew Dunkley here, the host of the Space Nuts podcast. Hope you can join us on this episode because we got a lot to talk about. And joining me, as always, will be Professor Fred Watson, astronomer at large. What's coming up, Fred? Fred: Absolutely packed news edition of Space Nuts. We're going to talk about micrometeoroid that dinged the James Webb Space Telescope. We're going to talk about NASA introducing a study to look at unidentified aerial phenomena. Then we're ..read more
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300 - A Celebration
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by bitesz.com
1y ago
Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff. Space Nuts Episode 300 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley •An interview with Andrew and Fred conducted by Marnie Ogg, host of Dark Sky Conversations podcast (you really should subscribe) and Fred’s partner in life. •Bloopers make an appearance…and questions on the spot from the live recording feed of this episode. Fortunately, Fred has answers. •Giveaway time…get your answers into spacenuts@bitesz.com We’re giving away T-Shirts, Cups, Stickers and tickets to the Siding Springs Observatory (entry tickets only, you’ll need to be able to get ther ..read more
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