A collection of videos from our archives.
Clean, Clear Water (1982)
Techniques for water purification have changed little over the past fifty years. But a new process called SIROFLOC, developed by CSIRO''s Division of Chemical Technology, offers a major advance in the efficiency and effectiveness of this technology.
An animated film explaining the complex cell division in which the chromosome number is halved, preceding the formation of egg cells and sperm in animals and the higher plants.
‘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.
Soil Salinity in Australia (2001)
Increasing soil salinity in Australia is a serious land degradation issue. All over the country, salt is rising out of the ground and destroying our farms, homes and towns.
Plants in Action (1983)
We tend to think of plants as being essentially stationary incapable of movement other than that generated by the wind. But all plants do move as they grow and respond to aspects of their environment.
The Computer “CSIRAC” (1965)
Think you’re an early adopter? CSIRAC was an automatic digital computer, the fifth computer of its kind ever built. It weighed 7,000 kg and had a RAM of 768 words.
CSIRO Medals 1997 – Research achievement – Dr Jim Davidson
Jim Davidson (CSIRO Plant Industry). For his contributions to wheat breeding and agronomy.