The Weird Reason They Named an Asteroid Moon

Astronomy, Science, Space, and Stuff.

Space Nuts Episode 210 with Professor Fred Watson & Andrew Dunkley


  • 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?
  • Listener questions…Is it possible to put a number on the objects in Space? And can a black hole form without a star? Fred & Andrew have answers.


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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.

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Andrew Dunkley’s new Sci-Fi Novel The Terranian Enigma is available now - 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 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/space-nuts.


 

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