Oct 25, 2020
...and the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to - Black Hole Research - split three ways. 50% to Roger Penrose and his "robust prediction of Einstein's general theory of relativity". Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel shared the rest for finding "a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy". Dr Karl probes...
Oct 18, 2020
Is this real or a Simulation ?
How much science and how much fiction is there in movies like the
Matrix, Fantasia, Total Recall or Dark Star? Is this a
rehearsal ? How might we tell ? Dr Karl does a 2020 reality check
with Professor Geraint Lewis.
Oct 11, 2020
Which stars shine brightest ?
Professor Geraint Lewis tells Dr Karl about the ultra-shiny
heavenly objects he has found.
Oct 4, 2020
Sixty years ago Venus was our twin - tropical but possibly Earth-like. NASA's 1962 Mariner 2 mission blew that up . It showed Venus unfit for life - too hot with hostile chemistry. Glimmers of hope have recently appeared. Doctors Jess and Karl discuss life on Venus. With sharper instruments and more knowlege of Life -...