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February 20th, 2008
Episode 89 of 305 episodes
This week on Skepticality, science educator and skeptic Michael McRaeinterviews one of Australia's most recognizable scientists, Dr. KarlKruszelnicki, who is known to most Aussies simply as "Dr. Karl." Dr. Karl is the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney, as well as a proud recipient of the Ig Nobel prize. Heis also a popular science commentator on radio and television, and abestselling author of 26 books—including his most recent,Please Explain,which gives the facts on everything from why we yawn, to the history of neardeath experiences.