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Great Moments In Science

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From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

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From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.

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Good information in a fun format

By KayakOtter - Sep 12 2019
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I like this podcast and look forward to each new episode. Good audio quality. Fascinating host. Try it :-)

Outstanding!

By clint wolf - May 23 2017
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Terrific, very interesting podcast.

iTunes Ratings

23 Ratings
Average Ratings
20
0
1
1
1

Good information in a fun format

By KayakOtter - Sep 12 2019
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I like this podcast and look forward to each new episode. Good audio quality. Fascinating host. Try it :-)

Outstanding!

By clint wolf - May 23 2017
Read more
Terrific, very interesting podcast.
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Great Moments In Science

Latest release on Mar 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 13 days ago

Rank #1: And the Ig Nobel prizes go to ...

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A new year, and a new crop of research to make us laugh and then make us think.

Sep 24 2019

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Rank #2: Easter and the Equinox

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Easter Sunday can fall in March or April, but the date is definitely not random.

Apr 30 2019

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Rank #3: Marco Polo and spaghetti: part one

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We all know that Marco Polo brought spaghetti to the western world from his travels in China. Or did he?

Jul 09 2019

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Rank #4: Running out of sand, part one

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How could something as common as sand possibly be running low?

Jul 23 2019

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Rank #5: How do planes really fly?

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If you're bursting to shout "Bernoulli!", think again ... Also, CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Karl from all of us at ABC Science! http://ab.co/2raH8Wj

Nov 26 2019

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Rank #6: Where gold comes from: part two

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When it comes to making gold, alchemists never stood a chance. For that magic you need cataclysmic collisions, dying megastars and black holes.

May 28 2019

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Rank #7: Coffee naps

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Coffee or a nap? Actually, both.

Dec 10 2019

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Rank #8: 5G hysteria is coming ...

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5G promises incredibly fast download speeds - but what about those cancer rumours?

Dec 17 2019

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Rank #9: Marco Polo and spaghetti: part two

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There's plenty of evidence that Marco Polo didn't introduce pasta from China. So where did that myth start?

Jul 16 2019

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Rank #10: Knife in the dishwasher - part two

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At last - the answer to the burning question in kitchens the world over: does the dishwasher blunt your sharp knife?

Oct 22 2019

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Rank #11: Ultraprocessed foods

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Obesity has been on the rise since the mid-seventies. As have ultraprocessed foods. Co-inky-dink?

Nov 19 2019

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Rank #12: The end of the internal combustion engine?

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Combustion engines are marvels of engineering and power, but will they feature in the cars of the future?

Oct 08 2019

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Rank #13: Jargon moving forwards

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Jargon has way more uses than just playing Buzzword Bingo. It's a popular item in the propaganda and social toolkits.

Sep 10 2019

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Rank #14: Diseases stink!

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Joy Milne has a superpower. She can smell Parkinson's disease - years before it's diagnosed.

Aug 27 2019

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Rank #15: Are you a mozzie magnet?

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If you're pregnant, a bloke or a beer drinker, you're a prime target for mosquitos.

Dec 02 2019

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Rank #16: Balloon popping

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When a balloon pops, sometimes it leaves lots of small fragments of rubber, and sometimes it leaves just a couple of larger pieces. What's going on?

May 14 2019

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Rank #17: Atomic gecko

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Spiderman has got nothing on geckos when it comes to sticking to walls.

Jan 07 2020

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Rank #18: What happens when you get winded?

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Have you ever been winded? You suddenly lose the ability to do something you've done 15 times each minute of your life. But why?

Oct 29 2019

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