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 Nicole Dyer on ABC Gold Coast

    Wednesday 28th June 2017
    9:30 am - 10:00 am

  • Dr Karl joins Phil Staley on ABC Cairns

    Wednesday 28th June 2017
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

  • Dr Karl joins Zan Rowe on ABC Triple J Science on Mornings

    Thursday 29th June 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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From the Blog

How on Earth do planes fly?

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: Seeing a plane get off the ground is an amazing sight! Dr Karl investigates the science of flying planes.

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