Dr Karl

About Karl

When NASA classified Karl as non-astronaut material in 1981 he walked straight into ABC Radio station Double J and offered to talk about the Space shuttle launch. They said ‘Okay’ and his radio career took off from there. ‘Great Moments In Science’ ran on Double J while Karl moonlighted as a medical student. read full bio

Where is Karl?

You can catch Karl all over the airwaves, check out his upcoming time slots.

  • Dr Karl joins Paula Tapiolas on ABC Townsville

    Wednesday 5th April 2017
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Dr Karl joins Phil Staley on ABC FNQ Mornings

    Wednesday 5th April 2017
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Dr Karl joins Paula Tapiolas on ABC Townsville

    Wednesday 19th April 2017
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

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From the Blog

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How to hack a car

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: Cars are really a network of hackable computers, as Dr Karl discovers.

The smartphone is a universal machine (iStockphoto: krystiannawrocki)

Evolution of the universal machine

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: What do Apple, the smartphone and Alan Turing have in common? Dr Karl cracks the history of the universal machine.

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