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Great Moments In Science

ABC (Australia)

From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

Language:

English


Episodes

Spider intelligence

3/16/2020
They've got brains smaller than a pinhead, but spiders can count!

Duration:00:07:06

Holy electric flying spiders!

3/9/2020
Arachnophobes beware - flying B-grade horror spiders ahoy!

Duration:00:07:09

Putting Einstein to the test - part 2

3/2/2020
The short story: he passed the test. Again.

Duration:00:07:10

Putting Einstein to the test - part one

2/24/2020
There are very few places weird enough to test out Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.

Duration:00:07:00

The perfect coffee

2/17/2020
At last - the real secret to the perfect espresso!

Duration:00:07:12

Australian bushfires - part 3

2/10/2020
A lot of players had a role in our horrific 2019/2020 bushfire season. Luckily, El Nino was not one of them.

Duration:00:07:54

Australian bushfires - part 2

2/3/2020
Are these bushfires really unprecedented and related to global warming?

Duration:00:06:43

Australian bushfires - part 1

1/27/2020
The science behind our cataclysmic bushfire season

Duration:00:07:54

NASA's space pen

1/20/2020
The truth behind NASA's 'billion dollar' space pen.

Duration:00:07:35

The flat earth myth myth

1/13/2020
Medieval people thought the world was flat right? Wrong.

Duration:00:07:05

Atomic gecko

1/6/2020
Spiderman has got nothing on geckos when it comes to sticking to walls.

Duration:00:06:57

Why do we sleep?

12/30/2019
What our brains do when we clock off for the night...

Duration:00:05:38

5G hysteria is coming: part 2

12/23/2019
If mobile phones don't cause cancer, why did two US studies show they do?

Duration:00:08:03

5G hysteria is coming ...

12/16/2019
5G promises incredibly fast download speeds - but what about those cancer rumours?

Duration:00:07:49

Coffee naps

12/9/2019
Coffee or a nap? Actually, both.

Duration:00:05:49

Are you a mozzie magnet?

12/2/2019
If you're pregnant, a bloke or a beer drinker, you're a prime target for mosquitos.

Duration:00:06:34

How do planes really fly?

11/25/2019
If you're bursting to shout "Bernoulli!", think again ... Also, CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Karl from all of us at ABC Science! http://ab.co/2raH8Wj

Duration:00:06:35

Ultraprocessed foods

11/18/2019
Obesity has been on the rise since the mid-seventies. As have ultraprocessed foods. Co-inky-dink?

Duration:00:07:03

Is a vegan diet healthy?

11/11/2019
Can you be truly healthy on a diet that excludes both meat and dairy?

Duration:00:06:45

Bacteria of champions

11/4/2019
It's not just their ability to run 42 kilometres that separates marathon runners from the rest of us. They've got a secret energy source in their gut.

Duration:00:07:12