Shirtloads of 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.


episode 11: Drilling for Clues with Dr Tas van Ommen

Geology reveals deep history. For recent history , 1 to 2 million years, glaciology has answers. The bubbles buried in ice in Antarctica are like a time machine for our atmosphere. Earth's Ice Ages are out of kilter and we need to know why. Dr Karl and Dr Tas van Ommen talk about the next 4 Antarctic summers of drilling required to discover what is really going on.


 2019-05-19  27m