A collection of videos from our archives.
An Approach to the Production of Secure Durable Bank Notes (1974)
Australia's new decimal currency was released on 14 February 1966 and when forgeries were detected, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) commenced a long collaboration with CSIRO with the aim of providing a polymer based note with optically variable security devices. This film was produced for a meeting in 1974 attended by the RBA Governor and the CSIRO Chairman to demonstrate a proof of concept.
A New Look at the Sun (1970)
The Culgoora radioheliograph records second-by-second pictures of the Sun's radio-emission at a wavelength of 3.75 meters. Located in northern New South Wales, the giant circular array of 96 aerials provides Australian radio-astronomers with a unique method of studying the violent but short-lived explosions which occur on the Sun's surface.
CSIRO Chairman’s Medal 2003 – Dr Greg Constable, Dr Danny Llewellyn and their teams
Greg Constable and Dr Danny Llewellyn and colleagues (CSIRO Plant Industry). For their contributions to the development and delivery of […]
CSIRO Medals 1989 – Research Achievement – Wool Team
Murray Andrews, Dave Charlton, H.G. David, SAS Douglas (AWTA), JFP James, BH Mackay, RA Rottenbury, Bob Whan and Ken Whiteley […]
I can see through you (1998)
A new X-ray technique that can produce much more detailed and sharper pictures.
Acid rain (2002)
Tracking the level of acid in the atmosphere before it becomes an environmental problem.
The Mallee Fowl (1957)
An account of the nesting habits of the Mallee Fowl (Leipoa ocellata) a member of the Megapodiidae family of mound builders.
CSIRO Medals 2005 – Chairman’s Medal – RNA Interference team
Peter Waterhouse and colleagues (CSIRO Plant Industry). For leading research in one of the most high profile, commercially relevant areas of modern molecular biology, RNA interference (RNAi).