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. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 2 hours 7 minutes

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episode 11: Neo-nicotinoids with Dr Sanchez-Bayo (378)


There is a perception that the worst pesticides were banned years ago. So why are Insects (including bees) in decline? Dr Sanchez-Bayo says a family of water soluble pesticides are to blame. He names them and wants to know why they are still being...


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 April 7, 2024  18m
 
 

episode 12: Dark Matter Ballooning with (379)


Why use a balloon to hunt the most elusive suff in the Universe? Dr Sirks takes Dr Karl through the history of Dark Matter and why astronomy is only part of the solution.  


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 April 14, 2024  24m
 
 

episode 13: Solid State Logic with Dr Lang (380)


Silicon chips are everywhere. Will they continue to multiply ? Does meeting carbon reduction targets rely on Solid State efficiency ? Dr Karl talks benefits and costs with Dr Lang.


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episode 14: The Nymphageddon with Dr. Trebicki (381)


Crops under attack, falling nutrition, viruses spread by Insects. Dr.Trebicki researches agriculture on a warming planet and the news is not great. Dr Karl addresses the myth that Carbon Dioxide is good for all plants.    


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episode 15: Fart Busting with professor Collins (382)


Dr Karl investigates the science of rear emissions with a Dietetics professor. How much per day ? What makes them smell ? What makes them feel hot ?


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episode 16: Dr Driessen decodes (383)


Dr Karl visits a list of stellar phenomena with interpretive help from radio astronomer Dr Laura Driessen. Topics include brown dwarfs, proper motion, Jumbos and Universal wobbles. 


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episode 17: Blood Pressure with prof Collins (384)


Prof Collins explains her ongoing research into one of the world's big killers - blood pressure. 


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