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Aug 26, 2018

What careers open up for Physics graduates? What if you add a PhD in Chemistry? Meet Sydney University graduate Dr Michelle Deaker talking with Dr Karl about her journey. She started with some entrepreneurial spirit and then added an eye for opportunity. Dr Michelle turns research and ideas into products and then takes...


Aug 19, 2018

Longitude was maritime history’s greatest scientific breakthrough. Dr Karl discovers why  with Kevin Sumption and James Hunter from the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney. What connects Lieutenant James Cook to the early computers ? Extraordinary nautical tables and accurate clocks. From these innovations...


Aug 12, 2018

International Public Health Workers witness human tragedies daily. Sometimes they get sick too. Alanta Colley has many tales to tell of years abroad. She talks of the parasites she's been infected with,  parasites she's seen and even more she's read about. Does Tragedy + Time = Comedy ? Dr Karl & Dr Alice test the...


Aug 5, 2018

The original "AI" could be Avian - and from Australia. Professor  Gisela Kaplan with Dr Karl of her research on why Australian birds are smarter than their Northern cousins. NOTE = Professor Kaplan is highly qualified with vast experience treating wild birds. Do NOT attempt her methods at home. The talons of birds of...