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Editor's choice Wednesday, 27 March 2019


News in Science NASA cancels first all-female spacewalk because it didn't have two fitting spacesuits


For the first time in history, two women were schedule to conduct a spacewalk together, but NASA was forced to scrap the plans when it discovered only one of the women could have a spacesuit that fit her.

Dr Karl

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Static shocks, amputees and glow-in-the-dark chicken.Article has audio

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Why do people have different eye colours? Why don't plastic containers dry properly in the dishwasher? What is glow-in-the dark chicken? Dr Karl answers these questions and more, with host Linda Marigliano on triple j Mornings.

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Dr Karl: Did life begin on an invisible mountain range?

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Could life have evolved on the longest mountain range on Earth, that is so far under the water it's invisible to most of us?

Human adventure

Elen Feuerriegel

The 'underground astronaut' in search of ancient bones

Saturday, 26 August 2017
Elen Feuerriegel risked her life to recover bones hidden in a cave below the rolling hills of South Africa. What she found helped open a new chapter in the story of human evolution.

Phone fears unfounded

Pilot on mobile phone

Smartphone myths and facts

Thursday, 24 August 2017
Do smartphones cause brain cancer? Do they really mess with a plane's navigation gear? And petrol pumps? Really??

Clever smartphones

Clever smartphones

Can our smartphones get any smarter?

Tuesday, 22 August 2017
In the year 1926, the pioneering scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla predicted a device that would allow us to communicate instantly over any distance, seeing and hearing one another as though face to face.

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