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  • Thursday 18th July 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Dr Karl joins Linda Marigliano on ABC Triple J Science Mornings

  • Wednesday 24th July 2019
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Dr Karl joins Nicole Dyer on ABC Gold Coast

  • Wednesday 24th July 2019
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Dr Karl joins Phil Staley on ABC Cairns

  • Thursday 25th July 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Dr Karl joins Linda Marigliano on ABC Triple J Science Mornings

  • Wednesday 31st July 2019
    10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Dr Karl joins Nicole Dyer on ABC Gold Coast


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Great Moments in Science

Bird brains – dense, not dumb

Some birds, especially parrots, songbirds and the entire crow family, are surprisingly intelligent and not just compared to other birds.

Great Moments in Science

The power of lightning

It take a unique series of weather factors to create the awesome power of lightning but when it ‘strikes’ it comes to earth with 1000 times more energy that a household electrical system and with more heat than the sun but capturing this energy is difficult as Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains.


Great Moments in Science

Washing clothes: part two

Clothing is made of threads, which are made of smaller-still fibres. And that’s where the dirt hides.

Great Moments in Science

Electric motors in bacteria (part 2)

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is fascinated by how bacteria rotate their flagellum counter-clockwise, much like a manmade electric motor. But unlike the motors that humans make, this dynamic microscopic molecular machine is constantly being rebuilt and reconfigured on the run.