Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki is one of Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures with a media career spanning more than 30 years. He has authored 40 books to date and if one was fortunate enough to have read all of them, one would have a tremendous general background knowledge in all aspects of modern science. His latest book for adults is The Doctor and for children is Dr Karl’s Big Book of Amazing Animals. His accolades range from the Ig Nobel Prize from Harvard University for his groundbreaking research into belly button fluff and why it is almost always blue, to being one of the first Australian Apple Masters, of which there are only 100 worldwide. A lifetime student, Karl has earned degrees in physics and maths, biomedical engineering, medicine and surgery. He now serves as the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at Sydney University, where his ‘mission’ is to spread the good word about science and its benefits. His enthusiasm for science is totally infectious and no one is better able to convey the excitement and wonder of it all than Dr. Karl.