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Dr Karl’s a curious optimist – a great combination for a science lover. Join him and his guests for weird facts, amazing conversation and remember, it’s never too late for a happy childhood.

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As the Christian world marks almost 2,000 years of Easter, Dr Karl searches for million-year-old air bubbles. The Chief Scientist for the Australian Antarctic Division, Dr Gwen Fenton, outlines why it will take 4 antarctic summers to drill for air …
To operate at the earth's extremities you need a special skillset. Dean has been a professional chef,  mining machine operator and martial arts instructor. Dr Karl discovers how this produces rock solid members of our Antarctic support team. Dr Kar…
Antarctica has virgin soil which is frozen most of the year. Inside are some of the most hardy and unusual life forms including Tardigrades. RMIT Professor Suzie Reichman and PhD Student Jordan McCarthy are studying the local species and to trying …

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Oct 20th, 2016
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Apr 21st, 2019
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