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 31st May 2017
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Dr Karl joins Phil Staley on ABC FNQ Mornings

    Wednesday 31st May 2017
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Dr Karl joins Phil Staley on ABC FNQ Mornings

    Wednesday 14th June 2017
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

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From the Blog

Movie releases of a chemical kind

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: Scientists can tell the tense moments in a movie just by the chemicals given off by the audience. Dr Karl explains how scary movies led to a fundamental discovery about human biology.

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