Dr Karl imagines digging a hole through Earth to the other side of the world. Have you ever thought of digging a hole in your backyard deep enough to take you to the other side of the world? Suppose you really could drill a hole right though the centre of the Earth. What would happen […]
There is a body of evidence that some of the side effects of coffee may actually be good for you, and they appear to have nothing to do with caffeine. But Dr Karl Kruszelnicki’s grind is the observational studies that make up the ‘statistics’ behind the health benefits.
We know that the rotation of the Earth is gradually slowing down. But what would happen if God, the devil or aliens suddenly and completely stopped our planet from rotating on its axis of spin? Luckily, thanks to improved knowledge about our planet, the geographers can now give us the answers.