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Highway To The Danger Zone

Spaghettification - Episode 1

So, what's this all about? Well, pretty much everything! We'll tell you What's Up in our skies each month, challenge you in our monthly astrophotography competition and wander through some cool astronomical objects and concepts and finish up with a little segment we like to call 'shit you should know', because, well, you should.

Paul Lasky Don’t Like Gravitational Wave,
Oh No He Loves Them!

Spaghettification - Episode 2

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 2 of Spaghettification, This episode we surf the gravitational waves of astrophysics with Monash University Lecturer, Paul Lasky. Paul is an Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow in the Monash Astrophysics group, at Monash University in Australia. Pauls' interests cover a number of topics in and around the field of gravitational astrophysics, his particular penchant is for gravitational wave astrophysics. He is a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Parkes Pulsar Timing Array (PPTA), which are two complementary experiments at the forefront of gravitational wave research.

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Spaghettification - Episode 3

This episode we Shake, Rattle and Roll our way through the solar system and beyond. Join us as we discuss the recent earthquake in Victoria, take a close look at the Sea of Tranquility and discuss two awesome little meteor showers happening this month amongst many other things. We shoot through a constellation known since before the time of Ptolemy and also look at a little cluster which bears his name before rattling our way across to the Tarantula Nebula. We all know you love our Shit-You-Should-Know and this month covers off, you guessed it! Earthquakes!! So come along for the rumble and tumble ride of episode three.

Walk Like A Phoenician

Spaghettification - Episode 4

In Episode 4 of Season 1 we open the Venetian blinds and step into the world of Phoenicians with Mary Adam. Mary is an Astronomy educator at the Adelaide Planetarium and a lecturer at the University of South Australia where she teaches a course on Astrophysics. Mary has studied astronomy, physics and Indigenous astronomy through the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia and the ANU. Her passion and love of Astronomy started at a young age when she discovered that the majority of stars had Arabic names which was the language spoken at home due to her Phoenician heritage. So come with us and learn to walk like a Phoenician.

Interview With A Hamacher

Spaghettification - Episode 11

It’s been a while between episodes but we are back! Episode 11 of Spaghettification is ready. So turn your volume up to 11 (You’ll need to because Marks mic was playing up again) as we prove to you that drummers are the smartest band members. Duane shares his journey into the world of Indigenous Astronomy with us in our interview with a Hamacher.  So sit back under the stars as Duane takes you on a journey of adventure and discovery.

Go South, Skies Are Clearer There

Spaghettification - Episode 12

Episode 12 of Spaghettification - Go South, Skies Are Clearer There, is ready for you to tune into.
So dust off your snow gear because where we’re going we don’t need roads. Join Mark Iscaro (The Drunk Astronomer) & Stephi Bernard (AstroSteph) as they come to terms with what life in the South Pole is really like. Aman Chokshi takes us on a journey over windswept glaciers in temperatures of minus 61c sharing his experiences working with the Event Horizon Team and his time at the Amundsen-Scott station at the South Pole.

Flash! Aaaaah From Somewhere In The Universe...

Spaghettification - Episode 13

Flash, Ah-ah, From somewhere in the universe. Flash, Ah-ah, Fast radio bursts are among us. Looking for the impossible, She's a scientist for every one of us, Stand for every one of usShe’ll educate with a mighty mind. Every teen, every one of them! That’s right! On this episode of Spaghettification Dr Sara Webb joins us and shares not only her knowledge on fast radio bursts and machine learning, but also her rather random knowledge on Sea Cucumbers… 

He’s Going Deeper Underground, Cos Dark Matter Needs To Be Found.

Spaghettification - Episode 14

We joined Professor Alan Duffy as he explained to us how he models universes and why his search for dark matters is going deeper underground…. Because after all, dark matter needs to be found. We listen with intent as Alan shares with us his excitement of working with Brian Cox & Neil deGrasse Tyson and how humble he feels to be able to share his knowledge with the masses through his media work. So, sit back & strap yourselves in as we dig deep into the world of Professor Alan Duffy