Dr Karl PodcastAuthor: triple j
23 Jul 2021

Dr Karl Podcast

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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!

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    Black holes, blue tongues and gagging

    How realistic are alternate realities? Why does sleeping with a quilt on make us have bad dreams? Could we survive on a desert island with only corn to eat? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

  • Posted on 22 Jul 2021

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    Diamonds, inbred animals, climate change

    Why hasn't any other being evolved to have human-level intelligence and consciousness? Why do your teeth move during pregnancy? Is climate change effecting the temperature of the core of earth? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

  • Posted on 15 Jul 2021

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    Brain freeze, ocean fire, fingers

    Do birds recognise humans? What is brain freeze? How do we find dinosaur bones? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Lucy Smith.

  • Posted on 08 Jul 2021

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    Science of movies special!

    Dr Karl takes on your movie science questions on triple j mornings, with host Lucy Smith and science communicator Petr Lebedev. Spoiler alert for the following films; Tenet, Interstellar, Inception, Pulp Fiction, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Donnie Darko, The Wolverine, & the concept of zombies.

  • Posted on 01 Jul 2021

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    Space junk, pain, jump scares

    Do flavours "get to know each other" when cooking? Why do tattoos survive cell regeneration? What's the science behind grief? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, on triple j mornings with host Joe Khan.

  • Posted on 24 Jun 2021

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