250 episodes

Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

Dr Karl Podcast triple j

    • Science
    • 4.7 • 2.8K Ratings

Join Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Lucy Smith and their scientific guests, with a bunch of curious triple j listeners for a weekly injection of science, myth-bashing and answers!

    Co2 absorption, directions in space, smelly wee

    Co2 absorption, directions in space, smelly wee

    Is timber making the world heavier? How do you navigate in space? And, why does your wee smell after eating asparagus?

    Getting shrunk, artificial gravity, bellybutton fluff

    Getting shrunk, artificial gravity, bellybutton fluff

    Can war and violence have a lasting impact on our DNA? Would we die if we got shrunk to the size of an ant? How does wind form so quickly?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j Mornings with host Lucy Smith.

    • 40 min
    Allergies, blankets, compost bins

    Allergies, blankets, compost bins

    Why don't we get goosebumps on our face? If we stopped CO2 emissions right now, would we reverse climate change? Why do countries have different power sockets?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j Mornings with host Lucy Smith.

    • 37 min
    Gumboots, dolphins, music taste

    Gumboots, dolphins, music taste

    Why are females getting long COVID more than males? Why do we cry? How did humans become lactose intolerant?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j Mornings with host Lucy Smith.

    • 39 min
    Rainbows, attraction, clapping

    Rainbows, attraction, clapping

    Can you drive through the end of a rainbow? Is it true that it only takes seven seconds to know you're attracted to someone? Why does clapping sound louder with wet hands?

    Dr Karl answers these questions and more. Hosted by Lachie Pringle on triple j Mornings.

    • 38 min
    Suckling babies, mosquitos, new species

    Suckling babies, mosquitos, new species

    How do baby animals (and humans) instinctively know how to suckle when they're born? What purpose do mosquitos have in the ecosystem? How long does a species have to be isolated for it to be considered a 'new' species?

    Dr Karl is joined by founder of Deadly Science and proud Gamilaaray man, Corey Tutt to answer these questions and more. Hosted by Lucy Smith on triple j Mornings.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.8K Ratings

2.8K Ratings

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MY MIND HAS JUST EFFED OFF!

WHY HAVE I ONLY JUST STARTED LISTENING TO THESE?

Make the daily 10 hour drive so much more interesting!

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Best podcast

This is an amazing podcast I can’t believe that some people hate this. ps hi your amazing pps your really amazing

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Amazing podcast

Until now I never thought science could be So interesting as Karl and Lucy have made it

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