Dr Karl on triplej
Ebola, viruses, infectious diseases and a missing $10...10/22/14
Zan and Dr Karl were joined by Ebola expert Dr. Grant Hill-Cawthorne who is a Medical Virologist and Public Health expert at Sydney University.
Wet dog smell, synchronicity and getting struck by lightning
Why do wet dogs smell the same? What is synchronicity? Why don't you get crushed in a swimming pool? How do you get struck by lightning?
Scratches, burps, runny noses and car beeper brain
Why are scratches satisfying? Why do we burp? Plus runny noses at full moon, car beeper brain and what is fire?
Brain capacity, alcohol rashes, black holes, vacuum cleaners in space
Can we ever use 100% of our brain capacity? Why do we get a spine shiver when we hear a good song? Getting rashes from drinking alcohol? Where does the black hole go?
Belly drops, rainbow smileys, phantom spider limbs
Why are rainbows shaped like a sad face, not a smiley face? Can spiders get phantom limb syndrome? Why does your belly 'drop' when going down a roller coaster?
Japanese milk, smokey beards, whistling the shower
Why do we get goosebumps? Why can't you whistle when you're in the shower? Why can't you see clearly underwater?
Rogue hairs, dinosaur size, taste buds
Does sound travel faster towards the gravitational pull of Earth? Are there any new elements being formed at the earth's core? How do our taste buds develop over time?
Sinking urine, plucking hair, tattoo ink
Can humans evolve into fish?
Farts in a box, bubble baths, ginger beard patches
If you put 10 farts in 10 boxes, could you pick your own?
Flying backwards in time, animal adrenaline, intestine transplant
Is it possible to fly fast enough that you move backwards in time?
MythBusters Science Hour Special
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?
- Sydney, NSW