Nov 29, 2020
Dr Karl has his mind blown by the Ergosphere. Black Holes reveal themselves as engine rooms of the Universe. Spinning Black Holes add another dimension. Who knew they spun? Who knew that made such a difference? Professor Geraint Lewis on the evolving science of darkness.
Nov 22, 2020
Covid-19 has sparked global debate about the balance between commerce and the cost of health care. Does a life have a price ? If so, what is it ? Economist, Richard Denniss, talks Dr Karl through the Australian Government budget papers where a dollar value is listed. ( Note this varies around the world)
Nov 15, 2020
Eating ethically may become compulsory. If climate change escalates as estimated, carbon-intensive animals and crops may need to be rationed. Food scientist, Professor David Julian McClements, is optimistic that solutions may be at hand. Could we engineer less carbonised food and design a healthier diet ? Dr Karl...
Nov 8, 2020
Could we feed a growing population, reduce greenhouse gases and improve sustainability at the same time? Professor David Julian McClements thinks so. He says nanotech foods have answers and they may even be healthier. Critics say , like GM crops, nanotech has to be low risk and beat consumer resistance. A nutrition...