A collection of videos from our archives.
Every drop counts (2000)
Australia is a dry continent. By studying how we use water, scientists can develop new ways to conserve this precious commodity.
Oil from plants (1998)
Instead of drilling into the ground or the ocean for industrial oils, they will soon come from a renewable, environmentally […]
Birth of the red kangaroo (1965)
This remarkable film record of marsupial birth shows mating, the female's preparation for the birth of her young and, finally, the birth itself.
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.
Space Down Under (1989)
According to Dr Ken McCracken, much of the technology we have in our homes and offices has been driven by developments in space science. He believes Australia can and should be competing with the big "space players" overseas by using our ingenuity and innovation in specialised areas.
Pressurised Reactors for Microwave Assisted Chemistry (1995)
MicroLab – a laboratory reactor that employs microwave technology
The Hungry Microbiome: why resistant starch is good for you
Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in Australia. Research shows that eating fibre rich in resistant starch is […]
CSIRO Medals 1998 – Research achievement medal – X-ray phase-contrast imaging team
A new X-ray technique that can produce much more detailed and sharper pictures.