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Shirtloads of Science

May 29, 2022

Babylonian clay tablets are not always as they seem. What looked like a Pythagorean spreadsheet turned out to be much more. An Australian mathematician has applied his rural experience and research skills to reveal links to social changes 4,000 years ago . Dr Karl and Dr Mansfield discuss why and how this is.
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May 22, 2022

Dietetics Professor Collins has found four ingredients to improve our health. They are inexpensive, easy to prepare and natural. She has even road tested recipes to try. 

May 15, 2022

Virologists now agree on the area where the COVID-19 epidemic began in Wuhan, China. Dr Karl asks Professor Holmes how they arrived at this conclusion and the photos he took of the site before the outbreak began.



May 8, 2022

Observe, Ask, Explain, Predict , Test. These are the steps scientists use to improve our knowledge. Dr. Suzie Sheehy is a particle physicist. She talks with Dr Karl about twelve significant experiments that changed the modern world.

May 1, 2022

Earth-like planets are rare but the hunt for more is on. Professor Glazebrook is Principal Investigator for the James Webb telescope and introduces Dr Karl to the world of infra-red observation.