Dr Karl on triplej
MythBusters Science Hour Special08/14/14
Jamie and Adam from MythBusters join Dr Karl and Zan for Science Hour on triple j!
Songs stuck in your head, phantom phone calls, reptiles vs. humans
Why do songs get stuck in your head?
Ring of coolth, remembering dreams, two moons
Why won't a dishwasher clean egg off anything?
How many dimensions in the beginning, mass attraction, back pain
In the beginning, how many dimensions of time were there?
Chocolate nachos, face goosebumps, mouldy cheese
Why is it ok to eat mouldy cheese and not other foods?
Cold space, muscle spasms and the blood-brain barrier
If you put a candle in a room full of mirrors, does the light intensify?
Teeth Bleaching, Spray tan and chemicals in coffee
Dr Karl is joined by special guest Julian Cribb, author of Poisoned Planet.
Oily peanuts, polarised sunglasses, sneeze dreaming
Why do you weigh the same after pooing?
Morning sickness, super massive blackholes, migraines.
Why do some people sweat more than others?
Birthmarks, false memories, capturing 'outer space' in a jar.
When a fighter jet breaks the sound barrier, what is white dome we see?
Wrinkly eggs, smell memory, space magnets.
What causes variation in accents among populations?
Eye twitches, light years, clean lungs.
How do astronomers measure light years?
Drunk mosquitoes, magnets, spines
Can mosquitoes get drunk? Special note: this week's episode was cut short due to technical studio issues. We apologise for - but will be back next week with more science questions and answers!
Healthy fruit flies, breastfeeding men, the Apollo missions,...
Is a fruit fly 'healthier' than a normal fly?
Bigfoot, phantom pain, the smell of poo
Is there any scientific proof that bigfoot exists?
Contagious farts, litter runts, making shells
Are farts contagious?
Clear pee after drinking, bum cheeks, hair growth energy
Why does alcohol make your urine go clear?
Thirsty fish, luck quantified, N vs NP
Calling all mathletes! Special guest Adam Spencer joins Dr Karl in answering your numerical science questions!
Weeing on feet, swimming in alcohol, moon rainbows.
Is there such thing as a 'moon rainbow'?
Goosebumps, quasars, big bang theories.
Why do we get goosebumps when we see or feel something really touching?
- Sydney, NSW