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Shirtloads of Science

Jan 19, 2020

Dr Kyra Sim treats takes Dr Karl through The benefits of exercise - after eating.

Jan 12, 2020

We are officially in an interglacial period - between ice ages. Dr Karl talks with Australian Glaciologist Dr Tas van Ommen about the times when Ice sheets were a kilometre thick. What caused them and how long did they last. Understanding our climate history is our best chance for anticipating its earth's future....

Jan 5, 2020

Dr Karl and AI expert Dean Blumenstein from UTS Sydney discuss the application of drones being deployed on Australian beaches. Can deep learning improve on helicopter surveillance ? Could a drone save someone faster than lifeguards ? How safe in are we in the hands of AI ? 

Dec 29, 2019

Guardian Australia's 2017 bird of the year was the Magpie. They are notorious for swooping and pecking bike riders so why are they so popular ? Dr Karl joins Prof Kaplan in the cradle of bird life. Australia saved the birds and some of the smartest ones are still here.

Dec 22, 2019

When maths goes wrong in the real world , it can cost billions. Dr Karl quizzes Matt Parker on the mishaps with planes, bridges, drilling and PAC-MAN. From unboxing calculators for YouTube to why footballs should be donuts (if you believe the signs), this is Recreational Mathematics. A comedy of errors with some...