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.
Meet a scientist working to build and test a fusion power plant. Fusion Professor Howard Wilson has intimate knowledge of plasma - the stuff inside stars - and what is needed to safely contain it on earth.
Meet tyre nerd and chemist Dr Linda Mitchell. She works in stewardship - trying to improve our recycling of rubber. How many old Australian tyres are exported and burned each year? Way too many and Dr Mitchell knows how we can do better.
The story of how a local oncologist took a pledge against Big Tobacco to the United Nations and had it passed. Dr Karl talks with Dr Bronwyn King about her crusade against the merchants of preventable disease through tobacco-free portfolios. ...