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Oct 17, 2021

Artificial Intelligence is here and embedded in modern life. So how best to traverse those “uncanny valleys” between robots and humans? Can computer Art or Sculpture express human feeling? Could AI math (re-factorable numbers) keep us safer?  Professor Toby Walsh is an expert and has answers for Dr Karl.

Oct 10, 2021

October 15th is Ada Lovelace Day and celebrates women in science, tech, engineering, and math.  Ada was Lord Byron's daughter but most significantly she realised the potential of computers two centuries ago. Ada is now believed to be the first person to publish an algorithm. She is one of many women forgotten by...

Oct 3, 2021

Doctor Karl talks with the Chief Scientist of Australia. Superconductors, Sunscreen, LEDs, Phonons, Vaccines  - is anything off limits? In an age where science is everywhere how does a Chief Scientist operate ?

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Sep 26, 2021

Dr Karl and cosmologist professor Paul Davies discuss what we are still learning about the Universe.  Antigravity, inflation, Olbers' paradox, extraterrestrial life - have been eternal puzzles. Piece by piece we are assembling a bigger picture ... but is it getting any clearer ?

Sep 19, 2021

Is our universe one of a long cycle of repeating universes? Or is it something different? Dr K takes a ride with Prof Geraint through concepts of cycling universes.