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

Cyber crime on a global scale

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: Cyber space is a new domain in warfare – and it’s not just a lone wolf wearing tracky-daks and a hoodie you need to be worried about, reports Dr Karl.

The ocean stores massive amounts of heat, and in El Nino years the Pacific Ocean releases its heat to the atmosphere. (Source: NASA)

Global warming ‘pause’ explained

GREAT MOMENTS IN SCIENCE: There are two major claims made about the global warming ‘pause’ by those who deny the science of climate change. Both are incorrect, says Karl.

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