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. https://drkarl.com/

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 23m. Bisher sind 364 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 23 hours 59 minutes

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episode 94: AI - Avian Intelligence with Professor Gisela Kaplan (94)


The original "AI" could be Avian - and from Australia. Professor  Gisela Kaplan with Dr Karl of her research on why Australian birds are smarter than their Northern cousins. NOTE = Professor Kaplan is highly qualified with vast experience...


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 August 5, 2018  22m
 
 

episode 96: Longitude - Our gateway to the fourth dimension. Knowing where you are without GPS.


Knowing where you are (without GPS) was a quest that took a Generation.


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 August 19, 2018  22m
 
 

episode 99: Science Degrees - What are they Good For ? Dr Michelle Deaker takes Dr Karl along her Career path


Dr Michelle Deaker takes Dr Karl along her Career path


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 August 26, 2018  20m
 
 

episode 99: A 300 million year old Killer. Dr Karl and Irukandji expert Lisa-ann Gershwin


Dr Karl and Irukandji expert Lisa-ann Gershwin


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 September 9, 2018  21m
 
 

episode 103: Bill Bailey & Dr Karl on the Ascent of US


From the Neanderthals to Trump and Brexit


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 October 7, 2018  21m
 
 

episode 104: How to illuminate big idea with Dr. Katerina Kimmorley


Bright Sparks in Sydney


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 October 14, 2018  18m
 
 

episode 105: The future of Everything with Tim Dunlop and Dr Karl


Inequality. How dangerous is it ? Are our democracies fair ? Author Tim Dunlop says even the Ancient Greeks didn't trust their democracy to popularity contests.  They recognised human weakness and used alternatives. Tim also has a...


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 October 21, 2018  18m
 
 

episode 106: Artificial Intelligence and the people problem- Ellen Broad with Dr Karl


A.I. is already surrounding us. The internet, cars, courts, recruitment agencies. Already serious issues are surfacing. For instance removing prejudice is proving very difficult. The data sets we train our devices with are imprinting our own...


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 October 28, 2018  29m
 
 

episode 108: How does a maths teacher become an Australian Local Hero ? Dr Karl meets Mr Woo (108)


Eddie Woo is Head Teacher Mathematics at a government high school in Sydney, Australia - and a whole lot more. He is someone with a gift for teaching and is now internationally regarded for the lessons he posts online with his woo tube channel.


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 November 11, 2018  23m
 
 

episode 109: The Chemistry and Science of Eating. Doctor Karl consults dietitian Dr Kyra Sim and analytical chemist Dr Yvette D'Entremont


Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease are ruining the lives of otherwise healthy people. Many of us are at risk through uninformed choices. Doctor Karl consults dietitian Dr Kyra Sim and analytical chemist Dr Yvette D'Entremont for the latest. Did you...


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 November 18, 2018  18m