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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 23m. Bisher sind 304 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 18 minutes


episode 119: Spotting sharks with drones - Dr Karl & AI expert Dean Blumenstein

Dr Karl and AI expert Dean Blumenstein from UTS Sydney discuss the application of drones being deployed on Australian beaches this summer. Can deep learning improve on helicopter surveillance ? Can a drone save someone from drowning faster than...


 2019-02-03  22m

episode 120: Not-so-super Foods- Dr Nick Fuller & Fads that Fail

Imagine something that would undo all the bad stuff you put in your mouth. Now that would be a Super Food. Superfoods do not exist and Dr Nick Fuller takes Dr Karl through recent claims.  Twitter: @drnickfuller Website:   


 2019-02-10  25m

episode 121: Saving lives with a drop of Blood Plasma

Dr Karl meets Daniel Alexander. Daniel donates blood plasma every second week. Find out how his particular blood can save the lives of babies. His body chemistry is rare and he's one of oly 150 Australians currently supporting this vital program. ...


 2019-02-17  19m

episode 122: Damien Manuel on spotting Cyber Warriors (122)

Dr Karl probes the Director for Centre for Cyber Security Solutions, Damien Manuel, on digital safety. Smartphones, Digital health records, Credit Cards, Huawei and the most common types of cyber warriors. Update your shields in 2019 because...


 2019-02-24  28m

episode 123: Damien Manuel on CyberWar

Dr Karl probes Damien Manuel from Deakin University on the foundations of modern Cyber warfare. From Stuxnet to Brexit, Trump16 and IIWAM, our Digital space is being warped and manipulated. Part 2 on Dr Karl's 2019 Cybersecurity podcast. 


 2019-03-03  20m

 2019-03-10  20m

episode 125: Dr Karl, Dr Alice and Antarctica



 2019-03-17  21m

 2019-03-24  23m

episode 127: Antarctic support with Sharon Labudda

For every Scientist in Antarctica at least 5 support staff are needed. Dr Karl meets one of them. Sharon Labudda. She's in logistics but will turn her hand to fixing engines, carting supplies or getting scientists and their experiments done safely. Dr...


 2019-03-31  25m

 2019-04-07  18m