A collection of videos from our archives.
Australia’s ups and downs (1999)
Inland Australia was once a large prehistoric sea. A new computer modeling technique shows how the sea disappeared.
A Tour of the Parkes Radio Telescope (1979)
Dr Jon Ables, an astronomer with the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics, takes us on a tour of the 64 metre radio telescope near Parkes, New South Wales.
‘Born Again’ Soil (1989)
Many of Australia's soils are naturally acid, but others have been rendered acidic by agriculture. Treating these soils with lime in the traditional way improves only a shallow surface layer.
Fantastic Plastic to help water and gas industries (2007)
Fantastic plastic – new plastic membrane that mimics pores found in plants and has applications in water, energy and climate […]
OAURS (Opto-Acoustic Underwater Remote Sensing) – an experimental system for rapid, large-area depth measurements in coastal waters, many of which […]
The Mutton Birds of Bass Strait (1956)
The Mutton Bird (Puffinus tenuirostris) has been the basis of a successful, if little-known, Tasmanian industry for more than a century. Each year millions of fledglings are harvested for their carcasses and oil.
Sci-five: finalists in the BHP Science Prize (1984)
Sci-Five is a film about five very different young Australians who share an absorbing curiosity about the world. Each of the five has been a finalist in the BHP Science Prize and their projects provide a focus around which we explore their lives in more detail.
CSIRO Medals 1994 – Research achievement – Australian Tree Seed Centre
The Australian Tree Seed Centre for its outstanding work on the exploration of forest genetic resource.