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Shirtloads of Science

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.


Apr 24, 2022

Dr Karl talks with an Aussie who works full time on the surface of Mars. Meet Dr Adrian and his RC explorer "Percy". They are looking for water on the red planet and pushing the boundaries of science . 



Apr 17, 2022

Heard of Kilonovas ? Prof Murphy works with them all the time. What about Supernovas ? In an expanding universe do things always get bigger ? Dr Karl investigates.