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 358 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 21 hours 54 minutes


episode 10: Carbo-nomics with Dr Denniss

We want Cooler climates. Are carbon and coal are burning us up? Economist Dr Denniss runs his ruler over the climate ledger with Dr Karl. 


 March 6, 2022  28m

episode 11: Prevent Pandemics with Prof Holmes (280)

Viruses. We know where they come from. We know how they spread. Virologist Professor Holmes from Sydney University lays a three-point plan to stop them with Dr Karl.       


 March 13, 2022  30m

episode 12: The natural way to cool our planet with Dr Zarin

Dr Daniel Zarin has spent his career studying and teaching the science of forests. In a conversation recorded at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo headquarters in New York City, Zarin tells Dr Karl why he recently left the...


 March 20, 2022  34m

episode 13: String Theories with professor Greene

Resolving subatomic particles in an expanding universe is complex. Can multi-dimensional maths help ? Dr Karl visits Prof. Greene to find out what string theory is and if there are answers.  


 March 27, 2022  29m

episode 14: Sensing Gravity with Professor Tara Murphy #1 (283)

The 21st century has been huge for physics. We are now able to build experiments to test Einstein's theories. Professor Tara Murphy has been there and gives Dr Karl an insider's view of modern physics.  


 April 3, 2022  30m

episode 15: Missing Gold with Prof. Tara Murphy

Once you find gravity waves, what's next ? Gold ! The most stable and heavy element we know of lies central to our interpretation of our cosmos. Coincidence ? Dr Karl consults Prof Murphy.   


 April 10, 2022  27m

episode 16: Kilonovas with Professor Tara Murphy #3 (285)

Heard of Kilonovas ? Prof Murphy works with them all the time. What about Supernovas ? In an expanding universe do things always get bigger ? Dr Karl investigates.  


 April 17, 2022  30m

episode 17: Dr Adrian Brown : An Australian on Mars (286)

Dr Karl talks with an Aussie who works full time on the surface of Mars. Meet Dr Adrian and his RC explorer "Percy". They are looking for water on the red planet and pushing the boundaries of science . 


 April 24, 2022  28m

episode 18: Hunting Exoplanets with Prof. Glazebrook

Earth-like planets are rare but the hunt for more is on. Professor Glazebrook is Principal Investigator for the James Webb telescope and introduces Dr Karl to the world of infra-red observation.


 May 1, 2022  23m

episode 19: The Matter of Everything with Dr Suzie Sheehy (288)

Observe, Ask, Explain, Predict , Test. These are the steps scientists use to improve our knowledge. Dr. Suzie Sheehy is a particle physicist. She talks with Dr Karl about twelve significant experiments that changed the modern world.    


 May 8, 2022  34m