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From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

Great Moments In Science ABC Podcasts

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From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

    Chlorophyll Water - part 1

    Chlorophyll Water - part 1

    Chlorophyll water has re-emerged as a darling of the wellness world - but does it stand up to the hype?

    • 8 min
    Sleep update

    Sleep update

    It's not a good plan to skimp on sleep. A regular seven to nine hours a night puts you in a better position to live longer, and better.

    • 6 min
    Development of vaccines

    Development of vaccines

    Vaccines are not a new invention. One of the very first effective vaccinations against disease came from China about 1,500 years ago - and was widely used there to combat Smallpox.

    • 6 min
    Animal navigation

    Animal navigation

    Today’s technology has given us an avalanche of information about how, and where, animals travel. We have radar, motion-activated cameras, drones, DNA sequencing, as well as battery-powered geo-location devices that are light enough to be carried by butterfly, but powerful enough to send their data to orbiting satellites.

    • 7 min
    Elements of you

    Elements of you

    Our modern periodic table has 118 known chemical elements. About 94 of them occur naturally and the rest were manufactured by us. An element is a pure substance made of atoms that have the same numbers of protons in their central nucleus. What does an atom look like, and where are these protons?

    • 7 min
    First known computer, Pt 3

    First known computer, Pt 3

    Dr Karl still has more to tell us about the first known computer - this week it's Part 3. After its discovery it took a little while to clean up - and for the conservators to see what was on the inside. They still didn't know what it was meant to do.

    • 6 min

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