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 370 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 2 hours 7 minutes

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episode 1: Vaper Trails pt 1 with Prof. Chapman (368)


On Jan 1st , Australians have new buying restrictions for vapes. Prof Chapman guides Dr Karl through the Science of Nicotine addiction, how to battle Big Tobacco and why access rules must change.


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 January 28, 2024  20m
 
 

episode 2: Vaper Trails pt 2 Prof. Chapman (369)


Vapes are 21st century inventions but the science of smoking and its dangers are well known. Prof. Chapman tells Dr Karl how Vapes are likely to be worse than tobacco, why "Puff Parameters" lead to such conclusions, and how lung cancer became a...


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 February 4, 2024  24m
 
 

episode 3: The Standard pt 1 with Professor Lewis (370)


The Standard Model for everything ... is full of weird names and strange numbers. In part 1,  Prof Lewis explains to Dr Karl how we got into this mess and why this mess still holds true.


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 February 11, 2024  20m
 
 

episode 4: The Standard pt 2 with Professor Lewis (371)


In part 2,  Prof Lewis introduces Dr Karl to Quarks, Leptons and Bosons. It's a messy subatomic zoo and still our Standard Model of everything.Avoid brain pain and listen to part 1 first .   


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 February 18, 2024  25m
 
 

episode 5: Cleaner Air with Dr King (372)


Lung Disease is killing more of us each day.  As temperatures rise, why is our air more contaminated ?  Dr King explains how it's happening and what to do about it.


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 February 25, 2024  26m
 
 

episode 6: Decoding Chaos #1 with Professor James (373)


How should we explain bumps in the obsevations of Stars? Cosmology is full of intangible forces. Professor Renee James explains "Helium Flash", why it is mostly invisible us and when density matters.  


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 March 3, 2024  19m
 
 

episode 7: Decoding Chaos #2 with Professor James (374)


The observed Universe is very binary and occasionally poly. Professor James takes Dr Karl inside a collapsing star and suggests how the last ray of starlight will shine.


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 March 10, 2024  21m
 
 

episode 8: Safe Design with Dr Sonya Brown (375)


When Aircraft accidents happen we investigate how and why. Dr Sonya Brown tells Dr Karl about the process of improving safety and the importance of learning from incidents.       


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 March 17, 2024  18m
 
 

episode 9: Viral History with A/Prof Gregory (376)


Cat ladies, Australians and Chickens have all helped to advance our knowlege of Viruses and their link with Cancer. Dr Gregory has investigated the histoy and written a book about how we got where we are.  X: @DrGMorgan Threads:...


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 March 24, 2024  22m
 
 

episode 10: iFasting with prof Varady (377)


One of the most popular diets today was studied by professor Varady over 20 years ago. She now teaches in Chicago. Dr Karl finds out why intermittent fasting is so successful. 


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 March 31, 2024  24m
 
 
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