Dr Karl

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki just loves science to pieces, and has been spreading the word in print, on TV and radio, and online via social media for more than 30 years. The author of 47 books (and counting) Dr Karl is a lifetime student with degrees in physics and mathematics, biomedical engineering and medicine and surgery.

SCHEDULES

Artificial Intelligence

Apocalyptic futures, or the technological advancement of humankind? Can we control the destiny Artificial Intelligence has in store for us?

Fri, Dec 29
1:40PM – 2:40PM
Luna

Climate Change Panel

The largest threat to human society is climate change, and according to scientists we're on the brink. What can we do?

Sun, Dec 31
10:20AM – 11:20AM
Luna

Even Greater Moments of Science

This is a completely different show to the last one, and if possible, even weirder, funnier and more true!

Sat, Dec 30
7:00PM – 7:45PM
Evergreens

Greatest Moments in Science

Dr Karl takes you on a wild ride through weird, funny and true stuff you had no idea of.

Fri, Dec 29
8:45PM – 9:30PM
Evergreens

Synthetic Biology Discoveries Currently Saving Our World

Everyone has now tried lab meats, like Beyond Burgers. They taste pretty close to real meat. But collectively, saving the cost and impacts of meat production and saving animal lives, they are actually helping the world. Our panel of leading scientists will pitch their synthetic biology technology and outline how they are saving the world including microbes that make sustainable energy, recycle plastic, reduce methane and CO2 and sustainable clothing.

Sun, Dec 31
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Evergreens

The John Thompson Great Comedy Debate: Humanity Is An Evolutionary Cul de Sac

Yikes, this is a dark proposition! Professor Ian Lowe makes (arguably) his biggest and best contribution to Australian culture as he referees Trent Baumann (Birdmann), Harley Breen, Dr Karl, Shellie Morris AO, Keir Nuttal and Tim Hollo (FourPlay String Quartet) while they debate this explosive topic. Are we more than a dead-end street?

Sat, Dec 30
5:00PM – 6:00PM
Luna
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