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 Robbie Brechin ABC Adelaide

    Wednesday 31st August 2016
    11:00 am - 11:30 am

  • BBC Radio 5 live’s Up All Night

    Thursday 1st September 2016
    3:00 am - 4:00 am

  • Dr Karl joins Steve Austin on ABC 612 Brisbane

    Thursday 1st September 2016
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

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From the Blog

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Mice are real gym bunnies

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: You don’t need mirrors and doof-doof music to get wild mice, rats and even snails to go to the gym – according to Dr Karl they love a good workout on the running wheel.

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The awesome origins of gravitational waves

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: The recently discovered gravitational waves were created under mind-boggling circumstances. Dr Karl goes into the beautiful and awe-inspiring story of their creation.

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