Dr Karl Great Moments in Science

15 August, 3-4

Explore the wonderful world of science with Dr Karl, from the humorous to the planet-saving, as he tackles some of the biggest ideas today.

Dr Karl explores great moments in science answering questions such as: How do whales keep on swimming after they die? Why are we running out of sand? Is it possible to reverse climate change?

The talk will be followed by a Q&A with the audience. Bring along all your burning science questions to ask Dr Karl – be they chemical, physical, technological or astronomical!


Dr Karl Kruszelnicki AM 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 thirty 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. He has worked as a physicist, labourer, roadie for bands, car mechanic, filmmaker, biomedical engineer, taxi driver, TV weatherman, and medical doctor at the Children’s Hospital in Sydney. Since 1995, Dr Karl has been the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney. In 2019 he was awarded the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularisation of Science.