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.