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Shirtloads of Science

Feb 27, 2022

Is attention-loss corroding civilisation? When we we fail to comprehend, are we putting ourselves at risk ? Dr Karl sharpens his focus on the research of Johann Hari and his new book 'Stolen Focus'.

Feb 20, 2022

The Antikythera Mechanism is a portable planetarium from Ancient Greece. It is 2200 years old and the first known analog computer. Dr. Nick Andronis built one. The front shows the zodiac position of the first 5 planets, sun, moon phase and date. On the back a 72 year lunar and Olympic calendar with solar or lunar...

Feb 13, 2022

2022 looked safe -then it wasn't . Dr Karl investigates with University of Sydney Prof Eddie Holmes. He was the first western source of the Wuhan genome. How could Omicron fool the world?  How can we avoid being fooled again?   

Feb 6, 2022

We are counting on an electrified future to cut carbon emissions. Greener futures, as we plan them,  depend on electricity and electro-magnetism. Dr Karl explores the physics of electricity and generators with Professor Lewis.