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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.
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How did scientists create COVID-19 vaccines so quickly? Why can't we control the beat of our hearts like we can control the breath in our lungs? How do the rings of a tree tell us its age?Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with Lucy Smith
There are mysteries all around us, but here's one that might just be the next Big Breakthrough of Physics! The Muon Magnetic Anomaly.
In 2015 our observable universe unofficially added a new dimension. Dr Karl talks with ANU Professor Susan Scott about why she had to keep the discovery of gravitational waves a secret. Also how gravitational waves are helping us understand black holes so much better. @ozgravityguru drkarl.com
Why do bones stop growing? Why does having to pee take over all your thoughts? What would happen if you microwaved a human being?Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with guest host Tyrone Pynor.
Is it true that Big Agriculture has totally ruined our soil, and used up practically all of its goodness, so there’s barely any nutrition left in our food? Well, no - but like all good myths, there is a small grain of truth.
In 2016 our observable universe officially added a new dimension : Gravitational waves. On that international LIGO team was an Australian theoretical physicist. Dr Karl talks with ANU distinguished professor Susan Scott about those observations and what Neutron stars may be revealing about their insides. @ozgravityguru drkarl.com…
How realistic are alternate realities? Why does sleeping with a quilt on make us have bad dreams? Could we survive on a desert island with only corn to eat? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
There's a lot of claims out there about the benefits of taking collagen supplements. Last week we spoke about the structure of collagen and what it does in the body. So what happens when you eat or drink it as a supplement?
The fastest circumnavigation route by sea is via the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. It is also the most dangerous. Australian solo sailer, Lisa Blair, has been there once already. She now is trying again . Dr Karl finds out why. lisablairsailstheworld.com drkarl.com
Why hasn't any other being evolved to have human-level intelligence and consciousness? Why do your teeth move during pregnancy? Is climate change effecting the temperature of the core of earth?Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
One thing that we are quite confident about is that collagen is part-and-parcel of having healthy and glowing skin. But what about the claim that if you eat or drink it, the molecules will magically make their way to exactly where they are needed to smooth out that wrinkle on your face?
At best, Earth is 1/3 soil. In recent years much has turned to dirt. This too-little-reported extinction crisis threatens us all. Chef and Farmer Matthew Evans gives Dr Karl his insight on the inch-thick survival strategy that could save us. We need to reinhabit the surface of our earth with a natural biome. drkarl.com Matt Evans…
Do birds recognise humans? What is brain freeze? How do we find dinosaur bones?Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.
Astronomers have measured something amazing – a black hole eating a neutron star. In fact, they found this happening twice in just 10 days.We have found dozens of black holes smashing into each other, and we’ve found a handful neutron stars smashing into each other, but a black hole eating a neutron star – well that’s new!…
Budgets are economic planning documents. Spending will feed growth. Cuts cause shrinkages. So what do Australian budgets say about the future ? Dr Karl asks economist Dr Richard Denniss' for his insights into the choices for 2022 and beyond. (Ute=Utility=Pickup (USA) & Uni=University) @RDNS_TAI Drkarl.com…
Dr Karl takes on your movie science questions on triple j mornings, with host Lucy Smith and science communicator Petr Lebedev.Spoiler alert for the following films; Tenet, Interstellar, Inception, Pulp Fiction, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Donnie Darko, The Wolverine, & the concept of zombies.
What creature has survived five mass extinctions, can do just as well in space as on earth, withstand temperatures as hot and cold as you can imagine and perform show-stopping feats of survival? The mighty water bear!
Dr Karl meets a PhD student studying frogs on Australia's East Coast. Many species are on the edge of extinction. Frogs living on the fringe of human habitations are most at risk. So how best can we best care for biodiversity ? IUCN Redlist Frog ID App ebird
Do flavours "get to know each other" when cooking? Why do tattoos survive cell regeneration? What's the science behind grief?Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Joe Khan.
What can chickens teach us about the way out of a pandemic?
Celebrities often support pills, potions and creams that purport to make you look younger. What about dietary supplements for your skin ? Jennifer Aniston became the face of one brand’s collagen campaign recently. Is there any science in it ? Professor Clare Collins tells Dr Karl. the conversation nomoneynotime…
When do babies get nightmares? What would the world be like without The Industrial Revolution? Why is the last sip of coffee always cold?Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Joe Khan.