Shirtloads of Science
By Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
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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.
||CleanScience Talk = Zealandia, Autism and the Soap we had to ban||Planets are popping up everywhere but what about that new Continent on Earth - Why has it taken us so long to find it ? Which part of the human brain is revealing a relationship with Autism .... and why did we have to ban a certain type of...||21 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBen Goldacre - Fact Checking Scientist||"Fake News" was 2016's word of the year (according to the Macquarie Dictionary). Can "fake news" make you sick ? Doctor Karl meets a fact-checking scientist. Ben Goldacre reviews articles in medical Journals. Ben is "Senior Clinical...||15 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience Talk #17 - Tickles. The Moon and why our Clocks need leap seconds.||Dr Alice talks about Tickling and why brain researchers are so interested in it - (did you know there are professional Rat Ticklers ?). Dr Jessica reports on the latest evidence of the origin of our moon. Doctor Karl on why we keep on adding...||13 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe "E" in STEM - Dr Karl & Dr Kanga talk Engineering||Meet Dr. Marlene Kanga. She is about to become president of an international governing body looking after 2 million professionals. Our future depends on innovation and the creative heart is Engineering. She talks with Dr Karl of the value Engineers...||4 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience Talk - 2016 Highlights||Karl, Alice and Jessica choose and discuss their top 4 Scientific discoveries of 2016. Astronomy, Biology, Computer Science, Physics and more. But there is one breakthrough they all agree on (and it has an Australian connection). Listen and find out.||23 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWarwick Holmes - the Rosetta Mission's Aussie Avionics System Engineer||We rarely get to hear "insider's" stories of extraterrestrial discovery. Doctor Karl meets Warwick Holmes - avionics systems engineer on the Rosetta mission that orbited comet seeking the chemical signatures of life. He gives us a blow by blow...||21 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience Talk #13||Three Doctors (almost) - with Dr Karl's report on his expedition to see the Great Barrier Reef coral spawn . Dr Alice on why morning sickness may be good 4 U and how ear-worms work. Plus Dr Jessica (almost) on the physics of the ponytail.||13 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCareer Pathways in Science||What career options are open to a Physics graduate with a PhD in Chemistry? Meet Sydney University graduate Dr Michelle Deaker talking with Dr Karl about her incredible career. Driven by a spirit of entrepreneurship (and an eye for opportunity) she...||7 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShirtloads of Science Ep 11 with Dr Alice||Dr Alice reports on "open source pharma" for malaria, Dr Karl on space nation #3 - China. Dr Alice on Australian Budgerigars and the traffic control of drones. How Diet is the new highway to human development and is your brain tricking you into making...||3 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpace Historian||Self-described ‘professional space history nerd’ Amy Shira Teitel joins Dr Karl to talk about spaceflight before NASA in her book ‘Breaking the Chains of Gravity’. Hear about cutting edge rocket planes like the X-15 (and its surprising link...||13 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience Talk||Green Sharks, roller coasters, spicy food and finches||12 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarine Biology Adventures||Marine biologist, diver and author Dr Helen Scales takes Dr Karl deep beneath the waves to share her passion for life in the ocean. Helen talks about her new book ‘Spirals in Time’ on the secret life of shells. Hear about ‘clacking’ oysters,...||11 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience talk : Movie releases of a chemical kind, exercise and coffee||Dr Alice is back in the house for science chat and she’s got popcorn for Dr Karl! But wait, why? They are talking movies and the science behind knowing what’s going on in a film by measuring the chemicals released by the audience. Who knew there...||3 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNutrition, Dietetics and Your Toilet Bowl||Colours of Good Health||27 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience talk: Watering plants, the first night effect and talking to dogs||Dr Karl and Dr Alice put their heads together to discuss the latest research into well… all sorts of stuff! What do hairy leaves have to do with burning plants? Is Dr Karl’s fruit and veggie classification (serve it with ice-cream it’s a fruit,...||20 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Quest for Longitude||Maritime history’s greatest scientific breakthrough was working out longitude, the distance (measured in degrees, minutes, and seconds) of how far a point is, either East or West, of the Prime (Greenwich) Meridian. Dr Karl unravels this discovery...||13 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Open Source Malaria Project||Over 200 million people are infected with malaria every year. Dr Alice Williamson, research chemist, lecturer and science communicator at the University of Sydney talks to Dr Karl about her work with Open Source Malaria. This is a worldwide drug...||6 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Kepler Mission Scientist: Part 2||Part Two reveals what happened when one, and then two (!!) of the Kepler Spacecraft reaction wheels went to lunch, how the news almost drove Dr Karl to whiskey, and how the engineers found a brilliant solution and continued on with Kepler Mission 2. A...||29 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Kepler Mission Scientist||Dr Karl is joined by Dr Natalie Batalha||20 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Love it Dr Karl, love you. Just keep doing what you're doing, I'm getting smarter by the week! I wish my brain was as full of knowledge as my phone is of your podcasts
Keep on keeping on. I feel that little bit smarter every time I listen to you.
Doctor Karl for prime minister.
Son loves the science!
Enjoy listening to Shirtloads of Science when I'm in the car with my son. He loves the science! :)