50 episodes

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

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    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.6 • 25 Ratings

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

    BP's Carbon Campaign

    BP's Carbon Campaign

    Why would the fossil fuel company BP promote the idea of reducing our individual 'carbon footprint'?

    • 8 min
    Migrating Species

    Migrating Species

    Climate change has begun displacing species, but just how many are on the move?

    • 8 min
    Carrington Event

    Carrington Event

    What was the mysterious Carrington Event of 1859? And why did it affect telegraph systems?

    • 6 min
    Palaeolithic Dieting

    Palaeolithic Dieting

    Is it true that our bodies would prefer the 'Paleo diet'?

    • 6 min
    Ribbon Curling

    Ribbon Curling

    What twisted trickery causes ribbons to curl?

    • 6 min
    Hot Dog Eating

    Hot Dog Eating

    What's the maximum number of hot dogs someone could eat in 10 minutes?

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

KayakOtter ,

Good information in a fun format

I like this podcast and look forward to each new episode. Good audio quality. Fascinating host. Try it :-)

Jack_McCoy ,

Endlessly Fascinating

Short and effective, this science podcast gets to the point and is always interesting. I do wish there was more sound design, sfx, etc. in addition to Dr. Karl speaking, however.

clint wolf ,

Outstanding!

Terrific, very interesting podcast.

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