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 128: Prof Suzie and Jordan Digging in the Antarctic Dirt (128)

Antarctica has virgin soil which is frozen most of the year. Inside are some of the most hardy and unusual life forms including Tardigrades. RMIT Professor Suzie Reichman and PhD Student Jordan McCarthy are studying the local species and to trying to answer how they survive and how tolerant they are to human occupation. Dr Karl traveled south to Casey research station as part of the Australian Antarctic Program.

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 April 7, 2019  18m