DR KARL’S OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE
FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNEW ABOUT SCIENCE WHEN
DR KARL’S OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE HITS DISCOVERY
LAUNCHES TUESDAY 27 JUNE AT 8:30PM AEST/NZ
The internet is a black hole. A never-ending vortex that sucks hours from our lives daily as we click on video after video in search of content gold. Well, look no further as Australian treasure and Popular Science guru, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki serves up the best displays of DIY science from the web in the brand new series Dr Karl’s Outrageous Acts of Science on Discovery Channel.
This 10-part Pop Science series uncovers the principles behind some seriously mind-boggling experiments, extraordinary inventions and insane stunts found on the web. A 20 to 1 countdown, Dr Karl’s Outrageous Acts of Science is an entertaining, fast-paced look at the world’s most amazing backyard experiments filmed by DIY Einsteins. And Dr Karl will breakdown the science behind these internet heroes’ attempts at greatness (or misadventure)!
But he’s not alone. Dr Karl has assembled a crack team of science experts and pop culture pundits who, in each episode, analyse and rate the 20 biggest and most epic viral videos to ever hit the web. Lending their expertise and no holds barred opinions are Tony Martin (Comedian), Jessica Bloom (Astronomer), Dr Alice Williamson (Research Chemist), Paul Verhoeven (Comedian), Naomi Koh Belic (Biotechnology Scientist), Ben Morrell (Aeronautical Engineer), Jen Carnovale (Comedian), Dr Niraj Lal (Physicist) and Brandon Gifford (Wildlife Expert).
Featuring videos from Australia and around the world, Dr Karl and the team explain the what, how and why of the biology, physics and chemistry that made these clips possible.
From masters of mayhem and insane web mind-benders, to self-experimenting human guinea pigs and the biggest crowd pleasers of all time, this science – but not as you know it. This is Dr Karl’s Outrageous Acts of Science.
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