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From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.
Dr Karl’s a curious optimist – a great combination for a science lover. Join him and his guests for weird facts, amazing conversation and remember, it’s never too late for a happy childhood.
Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Zan Rowe and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triplej listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers! Thursdays from 11am EST.
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Whales are the giants of the marine realm, and we've only recently discovered why they're so huge.
Feeling the heat? Got questions to ask about climate change? You’re not alone. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and Tim Flannery have investigated this vexing subject as thoroughly as anyone. They join Nick Rowley for an enlightening discussion that answers many of your questions and poses a few more. From melting ice caps to the effect of rising sea level ...…
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:06 The Raw Skeptic Report... with Heidi Robertson An interview with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. Heidi and Karl chat about science while they drive along the roads of the far north coast of NSW. 0:27:48 Brew Ha Ha: Science in less time than it takes to order a coffee With Kelly Wong Brew Ha ...…
The ocean ridge is the biggest mountain range on Earth. And it could hold the secret to where life began.
No matter how memorable your childhood is, you probably won't actually remember it.
How did Russian gamblers cheat US casinos out of millions of dollars? Dr Karl explains their scam - and the Australian connection.
What is critical thinking? *NB: There's a few cuss words in this episode. We made a movie! You should really watch this. Because we made it. 🤓 'Healthy Thinking' by Strange Attractor (Vimeo, Grovefest) 'Healthy Thinking' by Strange Attractor (YouTube) Show notes The Skeptics' guide to the Universe podcast (SGU) What is critical thinking? (Found ...…
An artificial uterus has been trialled for lambs, but why do we need one in the first place?
Science commentator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, discusses some facts about whistling - can anyone do it?
Welcome to season 6 of Book Shambles with Robin and Josie! We kick off with a bumper episode that is one we recorded out in Australia as part of the Cosmic Shambles LIVE tour. Our guest is Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, science broadcaster, communicator and author of over forty bestselling science books. Topics of discussion include jet lag and climate ...…
Welcome to season 6 of Book Shambles with Robin and Josie! We kick off with a bumper episode that is one we recorded out in Australia as part of the Cosmic Shambles LIVE tour. Our guest is Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, science broadcaster, communicator and author of over forty bestselling science books. Topics of discussion include jet lag and climate ...…
Celery is low in kilojoules but it's the energy it takes us to chew and digest that pushes us into negative calories.
Yawning has all kinds of strange links to different aspects of human experience.
Headlines don't get much punchier than "All mammals poop in 12 seconds ...".
There's a lot of maths - and a bit of astronomy - behind the sideways swing of a ponytail.
It kills millions, and it costs trillions. Air pollution is killer number 5
Compared to other animals of the same size, humans just aren't that nutritious. Is that the only thing holding cannibalism back?
Can a woman get pregnant, when she is already pregnant? In other words, can she have two foetuses in her uterus, at different stages of development?
There are not many Australians who would not recognise the name Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, more affectionately known simply as “Dr Karl” to you and I. He has now authored 40 books covering pretty much every topic […] ...…
The amount of junk in orbit is always increasing but cleaning it up is also essential for our future space operations, but it’s not going to be easy.
Space junk includes old satellites, spent rocket stages, dust from solid rocket motors and even coolant from obsolete Russian nuclear-powered satellites. But just how much is up there?
The gold in a Nobel Prize medal is dense enough to make a big impression when you try to take it through an airport X-ray scanner. It's also very resistant to being dissolved—but that didn't stop one chemist who needed to hide two medals from the Nazis, as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains.
A condition called misophonia — where people adversely react to particular sounds, often with feelings of rage, terror, fear and panic — was first identified 20 years ago, but is only now starting to be better understood.
They can seal tight, suck, blow, whistle, hold and kiss. With hundreds of muscles and multiple layers of cells, the human lip serves a much greater role than we give them credit for.
For 50 years air conditioning in commercial buildings has been set using the Standard 55 guidelines. But many workplaces aren't staffed solely with 40-year-old men dressed in 60s business suits, and that's left women out in the cold, as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki argues.
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki chats to Jo Hall on Great Australian Lives
From the formation of Earth until now, many factors have contributed to its changing state. But humankind has been a major contributor in a relatively very small period of time, as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki argues.
Could lightning be used to power the planet instead of fossil fuels? Karl Kruszelnicki finds out.
It take a unique series of weather factors to create the awesome power of lightning but when it 'strikes' it comes to earth with 1000 times more energy that a household electrical system and with more heat than the sun but capturing this energy is difficult as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains.
As New Year's Eve ticked over to 2017, scientists added an extra second to atomic clocks to compensate for the Earth's variable rotation. But there are pros and cons to doing this, as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains.
We know that the rotation of the Earth is gradually slowing down. But what would happen if God, the devil or aliens suddenly and completely stopped our planet from rotating on its axis of spin? Luckily, thanks to improved knowledge about our planet, the geographers can now give us the answers.
There are many reasons animals of the same species congregate in groups. The collective intelligence of a flock helps protect and save energy, keep them on track when migrating and share food discoveries, as Dr Karl explains.
Being stuck in one spot, waiting for the full moon to pass and the perfect temperature to arrive, and your choice of mate left to the tide: when you're coral, reproduction is mind-boggling complicated, as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains
Coral polyps appear totally helpless at first. So how do they manage to survive, breed and form giant structures like the Great Barrier Reef?
If you've ever had a song stuck in your head you'll know it's annoying. But as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains, it might be an evolutionary way of keeping us alert to attack or stay focused during repetitive tasks.
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